Pablo J. Boczkowski

Pablo J. Boczkowski (Ph.D., Cornell University, 2001) is Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Media and Society in Argentina — a joint initiative between Northwestern University and Universidad de San Andrés ( His research program examines the transition from print to digital culture. He is author or co-author of three books, co-editor of three volumes, and has written over thirty journal articles and twenty book chapters. His volume “Trump and the media,” co-edited with Zizi Papacharissi, is forthcoming with MIT Press on March 23, 2018.


PhD Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University
MA Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University
  Doctor, Psychology, University of Belgrano, Argentina
  Licenciado (5-year undergraduate degree), Psychology, University of Buenos Aires

Selected Publications

Boczkowski, P. & Mitchelstein, E. (2013). The news gap: When the information preferences of the media and the public diverge. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Boczkowski, P. (2010). News at work: Imitation in an age of information abundance. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Boczkowski, P. (2004). Digitizing the news: Innovation in online newspapers. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Gillespie, T., Boczkowski, P., & Foot, K. (2014). Media technologies: Essays on

Selected Awards and Honors

2011  Best Book Award, Section on Communication and Information Technologies, American Sociological Association.

2005  Outstanding Book Award, International Communication Association.

2005  Outstanding Book Award, Critical and Cultural Studies Division, National Communication Association.

2004  Outstanding Book Award, Organizational Communication Division, National Communication Association.

Pablo J. Boczkowski

Professor; Director, MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises


Communication Studies


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Communication Studies; Leadership for Creative Enterprises; Media, Technology, and Society