Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research; Affiliated Associate Professor, Dept. of Communication, Dept. of Information Science, Cornell University
Tarleton Gillespie is an assistant professor in the Departments of Communication and Information Science at Cornell University. He also teaches in the Department of Science & Technology Studies. His first book, Wired Shut: Copyright and the Shape of Digital Culture was published by MIT Press in June 2007. He is a non-residential fellow with the Center for Internet and Society at the Stanford Law School. He is also husband to Jenna, father to Jonas, music enthusiast, semi-colon aficionado, karate brown belt, cafe vulture, and adamant refuser of simple answers. And, as should be obvious, he is fascinated with technology, culture, law, power, new media — and their intersection.