David Theo Goldberg

Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine

David Theo Goldberg, Ph.D., is the Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute, the University of California system-wide research facility for the human sciences and theoretical research in the arts. He also holds faculty appointments as Professor of Comparative Literature, Anthropology, and Criminology, Law and Society at UC Irvine. Hie is also the Executive Director of the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub, funded by the MacArthur Foundation.

Professor Goldberg’s work ranges over issues of political theory, race and racism, ethics, law and society, critical theory, cultural studies and digital humanities. Together with Cathy Davidson of Duke University, he founded the Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC) to promote partnerships between the human sciences, arts, social sciences and technology and supercomputing interests for advancing research, teaching and public outreach.

His latest book, Are we all Postracial yet? has just been published.
http://www.amazon.com/Are-We-All-Postracial-Yet/dp/0745689728

Experience

  • –present
    Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine

Honours

World Technology Network Education Innovator Award 2012; Clinton Global Initiative Citation for work on Digital Badging, 2013.