Todd Gitlin is a professor in the graduate school of journalism at Columbia University. In addition to contributing to publications such as the Chicago Tribune and the Chronicle of Higher Education, he has also written several books, including Uptown: Poor Whites in Chicago, Inside Prime Time, and The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, his M.A. from the University of Michigan, and his B.A. from Harvard University.