Andrew Lih

Andrew Lih is an author and journalism professor. He is the author of The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World’s Greatest Encyclopedia (Hyperion 2009) and an associate professor at American University’s School of Communication. Previously, he was an associate professor of journalism and director of new media at the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.

Lih created the new media program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism where he served as adjunct professor and director of technology for their Center for New Media from 1995 to 2000. During that time, he taught the first generation of new-media journalists and advised New York media companies on content strategy and Web site design.

Lih’s work and commentary have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BBC, National Public Radio, MSNBC, CNN International, South China Morning Post and The Standard (HK), among others. He was recognized as a Young Leader by the American Swiss Foundation in 2000 and by the Asia Society in 2007.