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Leah Lievrouw

Research Professor Emerita
Leah Lievrouw, Professor
Leah Lievrouw

GSE&IS 216
300 North Charles E. Young Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520

Leah Lievrouw
Research Professor Emerita


  • Ph.D., Communication Theory and Research, University of Southern California, 1986
  • MA, Biomedical Communications, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • BJ, University of Texas at Austin

Teaching & Research Interests

  • Relationship between media, information technologies, and social change
  • Information society
  • Social and cultural aspects of communication/information technologies
  • Scholarly communication

Select Publications

  • Leah A. Lievrouw. When users push back: Oppositional new media and community.  In Communities & Technologies 2003. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, in press.
  • Leah A. Lievrouw.  Review of Digital Media Revisited: Theoretical and Conceptual Innovations in Digital Domains, Gunnar Liestol, Andrew Morrison, and Terje Rasmussen (Eds.) (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003), American Book Review, in press.
  • Leah A. Lievrouw.  Review of Critique of Information, Scott Lash (London: Sage, 2002).  The Information Society, in press.
  • Leah A. Lievrouw.  Integrating the research on media access: A critical overview.  In Erik P. Bucy and John E. Newhagen (Eds.), Reconceptualizing Access: Social and Psychological Influences on Media Use, pp. 269-278.  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, in press.