David Theo Goldberg
#57507 Overall Influence

David Theo Goldberg

South African Social scientist

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David Theo Goldberg is the director of the systemwide University of California Humanities Research Institute, and a Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Anthropology for the University of California at Irvine. He studied economics, politics, and philosophy from the University of Cape Town before earning a Ph.D. in philosophy from the City University of New York.

His research has explored themes of race and racism, law and society, ethics, critical theory, digital humanities, critical race theory, cultural and university studies. He has written extensively on race theory, in particular, with books titled, Are We All Postracial Yet?, Racial Subjects: Writing on Race in America, and Ethical Theory and Social Issues: Historical Texts and Contemporary Readings.

He is the former executive director of the MacArthur Digital Media and Learning Research Hub at the University of California at Irvine, where he led the Digital Media and Learning Competition. He founded the Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory with colleagues Cathy Davidson and Kevin Franklin. The program worked to promote interdisciplinary partnerships between the arts, sciences and technology fields.

He also co-founded Metfilms while still in college, a film and music-video production company that went on to produce an award-winning film. He remains active in research and innovation in digital humanities.

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David Theo Goldberg is a South African professor working in the United States, known for his work in critical race theory, the digital humanities, and the state of the university.

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Schools

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University of California, Irvine
University of California, Irvine

Public research university in Irvine, California, United States

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City University of New York
City University of New York

Public university system in New York City

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University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town

University in Cape Town, South Africa

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Arizona State University
Arizona State University

Public university located in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Arizona, United States

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Criminal Justice