John V. Pavlik is professor in the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He is also director of the Journalism Research Institute at Rutgers. As well, Pavlik is faculty associate at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI). He is former chair of the editorial board for Television Quarterly, the journal of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He is the former executive director of The Center for New Media at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he was also a professor. He is a former senior fellow of the San Diego Supercomputer Center. Previously, he served as the founding director of the School of Communication at San Diego State University. He is the former associate director for Research and Technology Studies at The Freedom Forum Media Studies Center at Columbia University. Pavlik has written many publications on the impact of new technology on journalism, media and society. His most recent book is Converging Media, co-authored with Shawn McIntosh, published in 2012 by Oxford University Press. His other books include Media in the Digital Age, published in 2008 by Columbia University Press, Journalism and New Media, published in 2001 by Columbia University Press, and New Media Technology: Cultural and Commercial Perspectives, 2nd edition published in 1998 by Allyn & Bacon. Pavlik has also authored more than a dozen computer software packages for education in journalism and communication. Pavlik is co-developer of the Situated Documentary, a new form of storytelling using augmented reality. Pavlik's Ph.D. and M.A. in mass communication are from the University of Minnesota. He is a 1978 graduate of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Digital media, journalism and society.