CV & Bio


William H. Dutton is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Southern California, an Oxford Martin Fellow, supporting the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre at the University of Oxford’s Department of Computer Science, a Senior Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), and a Visiting Professor in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds. Until 2018, Bill was the James H. Quello Professor of Media and Information Policy at Michigan State University, where he was Director of the Quello Center. Prior to that, he was the OII’s Founding Director and the first Professor of Internet Studies at Oxford University.

Bill received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his role as Founding Director of the OII. He is also the recipient of the International Communication Association’s (ICA) first Fred Williams’ award for contributions to the study of communication and technology, the William F. Ogburn Lifetime Achievement Award from the Communication and Information Technologies Section of the American Sociological Association in 2014, was named an ICA Fellow in 2015, and received an Endowed Faculty Medallion from MSU in 2017.

E-mail:       William.Dutton at



Twitter:     @BiIIDutton (II = ii)

ORCiD:        0000-0002-0141-6804

Curriculum Vitae: cv-whd-April-2020

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