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Todd Gitlin

AKA Todd Alan Gitlin, Jr.

Born: 6-Jan-1943
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Journalism professor, social critic

Father: Max M. Gitlin (d.)
Mother: Dorothy Renik
Brother: (1 brother)
Wife: (div.)
Wife: Laurel Ann Cook (m. 3-Nov-1995)

    High School: Bronx High School of Science, Bronx, NY (1959)
    University: BA Mathematics, Harvard University (1963)
    University: MA Political Science, University of Michigan (1966)
    University: PhD Sociology, UC Berkeley (1977)
    Professor: San Jose State University
    Professor: UC Berkeley (1978-94)
    Professor: École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (1994-95)
    Professor: New York University (1995-2002)
    Professor: Columbia University (2002-)

    The New York Observer columnist
    The San Francisco Examiner columnist
    Dissent editorial board
    Mother Jones contributing writer
    American Sociological Association
    Greenpeace Board of Directors
    MoveOn.org
    Roosevelt Institute Advisory Board
    Students for a Democratic Society President (1963-64)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    MacArthur Fellowship (1988-89)
    Lithuanian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Marijuana

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Weather Underground (17-Nov-2002) · Himself
    Berkeley in the Sixties (Jan-1990) · Himself

Official Website:
http://www.toddgitlin.net/

Author of books:
Uptown: Poor Whites in Chicago (1970, nonfiction)
Busy Being Born (1974, poetry)
The Whole World Is Watching: Mass Media in the Making & Unmaking of the New Left (1980, politics)
Inside Prime Time (1983, nonfiction)
The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage (1987, history)
The Murder of Albert Einstein (1992, novel)
The Twilight of Common Dreams: Why America Is Wracked By Culture Wars (1995, social studies)
Sacrifice (1999, novel)
Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives (2001, nonfiction)
Letters to a Young Activist (2003, politics)
The Intellectuals and the Flag (2005, politics)
The Bulldozer and the Big Tent: Blind Republicans, Lame Democrats, and the Recovery of American Ideals (2007, politics)
The Chosen Peoples: America, Israel, and the Ordeals of Divine Election (2010, religion)
Undying (2011, novel)
Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street (2012, politics)


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