computer science and journalismsociology of professions and sociology of newstechnology and innovationjournalism
Seth C. Lewis (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin) is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities). At the intersection of media sociology, professionalism, and technology, his research focuses on the process of innovation in journalism, as the field negotiates challenges to its boundary work and professional control. His work has appeared in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism, Journalism Studies, Journalism Practice, and International Journal of Internet Science. With Maxwell McCombs (et al.), he co-edited the 2010 book The Future of News: An Agenda of Perspectives, and he is affiliated with the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. Previously, he worked as an editor at The Miami Herald and was a Fulbright Scholar in Spain.