Lance Strate is Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, a Trustee of the Institute of General Semantics, and President of the New York Society for General Semantics, as well as a past president of the New York State Communication, Association and the Media Ecology Association. He held the 2015 Harron Family Chair in Communication at Villanova University, and received an honorary appointment as Chair Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at Henan University in Kaifeng, China, in 2016. He is the author of Echoes and Reflections: On Media Ecology as a Field of Study (2006), On the Binding Biases of Time and Other Essays on General Semantics and Media Ecology (2011), Amazing Ourselves to Death: Neil Postman's Brave New World Revisited (2014), Thunder at Darwin Station (2015), 麦克卢汉与媒介生态学[McLuhan and Media Ecology, an original collection of essays published in Mandarin translation, 2016], and Media Ecology: An Approach to Understanding the Human Condition (2017), and co-author of Introdução à Ecologia das Midías (2019). He is co-editor of two editions of Communication and Cyberspace: Social Interaction in an Electronic Environment (1996, 2003), Critical Studies in Media Commercialism (2000), The Legacy of McLuhan (2005), Korzybski and… (2012), The Medium is the Muse: Channeling Marshall McLuhan(2015), La Comprensión de los Medios en la Era Digital: Un Nuevo Análisis de la Obra de Marshall McLuhan(2016), and Taking Up McLuhan's Cause: Perspectives on Media and Formal Causality (2017). He has served as editor of the Speech Communication Annual, the General Semantics Bulletin, and Explorations in Media Ecology, a journal he founded and edited for 9 years (2002-2007, 2017-2019). He delivered the 2018 Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture, received the Media Ecology Association's 2018 Marshall McLuhan Award for Outstanding Book, the Eastern Communication Association's 2019 Distinguished Research Fellow Award, and the New York State Communication Association's 2019 Neil Postman Mentor Award.
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