Ph.D., Columbia University, 1984.
Modern and Postmodern fiction, poetry and theory; Media Theory, Science and Technology.
The Allure of Machinic Life (2008)
Information Multiplicity: American Fiction in the Age of Media Saturation (1998)
Carnival of Repetition: William Gaddis' The Recognitions and Postmodern Theory (1990)
Editor and Translator, Literature, Media, Information System: Essays by Friedrich A. Kittler. Critical Voices in Theory and Culture Series (1997).