Thomas de Zengotita

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Thomas de Zengotita (born c. 1944) is an author and contributing editor at Harper's Magazine . He holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University and teaches at the Dalton School and New York University. [1] His book Mediated: How the Media Shapes Your World and the Way You Live in It (2005) won the Marshall McLuhan award in 2006 and, in 2010. [2] He co-wrote the narration for a film directed by Adrian Grenier entitled Teenage Paparazzo . [3]  

His most recent book, Postmodern Theory and Progressive Politics: Toward New Humanism was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2018. [4] He is presently at work on a book called Toward a New Foundation for Human Rights: a Phenomenological Approach which is due out in 2020 from Stanford University Press.

de Zongotita graduated from Columbia University in 1973 and received his Ph.D. in 1992. [5] At college, he was roommates with the paleontologist, Niles Eldredge, who proposed the theory of punctuated equilibrium in 1972, in Carman Hall. [5]

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