Jose Van Dijck
José van Dijck in 2015

Johanna Francisca Theodora Maria "José" van Dijck (15 November 1960 in Boxtel) is a new media author and a distinguished university professor at Utrecht University since 2017. From 2001 to 2016 she was a professor of Comparative Media Studies[1] and former dean of the University of Amsterdam. She is the author of recent books such as Mediated Memory in the Digital Age[2] and The Culture of Connectivity.[3]

Since 2010 Van Dijck has been a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.[4] In 2015 she was elected by Academy members as the president of the organisation and became the first female to hold the position.[5]

In 2016 Dutch magazine Opzij named Van Dijck the most influential Dutch woman of 2016.[6]

Publications (selected)

  • José van Dijck: The culture of connectivity. A critical history of social media. New York, Oxford University Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-19-997077-3
  • Sound souvenirs. Audio technologies, memory and cultural practices. Edited by Karin Bijsterveld & José van Dijck. Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2009. ISBN 978-90-8964-132-8
  • José van Dijck: Mediated memories in the digital age. Stanford, CA. Stanford University Press, 2007. ISBN 0-8047-5624-4
  • José van Dijck: The transparent body. A cultural analysis of medical imaging. Seattle, University of Washington Press, 2005. ISBN 0-295-98490-2
  • José van Dijck: Discontinuous discourses. Mapping the public debate on new reproductive technologies, 1978-1991. Thesis (Ph. D.), University of California, San Diego, Department of Literature, 1992. No ISBN

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