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Rich  Ling - Fielding Graduate University. Singapore, , SG

Rich Ling Rich  Ling

Faculty Fellow - School of Leadership Studies | Fielding Graduate University

Singapore, SINGAPORE

Rich Ling studies the social consequences of mobile communication.


Rich Ling (PhD, University of Colorado, sociology) is the Shaw Foundation Professor of Media Technology, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has an adjunct position at the University of Michigan. For the past two decades Ling has studied the social consequences of mobile communication. He has written The mobile connection (Morgan Kaufmann, 2004), New Tech, New Ties (MIT, 2008) and most recently Taken for grantedness (MIT, 2012). He is a founding co-editor of Mobile Media and Communication (Sage) and the Oxford University Press Series Studies in Mobile Communication. He was recently named a fellow of the International Communication Association.

Industry Expertise (6)



Information Technology and Services

Media - Online

Social Media

Writing and Editing

Areas of Expertise (5)

Mobile communication

Information and communication technology (ICT)

ICT for development

History of ICT

Qualitative Methods

Education (2)

University of Colorado: B.A., Sociology 1976

University of Colorado: Ph.D., Sociology 1984