David Theo GoldbergDavid Theo Goldberg (born January 8, 1952) is a South African professor working in the United States, known for his work in critical race theory, the digital humanities, and the state of the university.
Goldberg was born and raised in South Africa, and earned degrees in economics, politics, and philosophy from the University of Cape Town. Moving to the United States, he earned a PhD in philosophy from the City University of New York in 1985. While completing his PhD, he co-founded Metfilms, a film and music-video production company; among other things, it produced an award winning film on Robben Island and the music video for Kurtis Blow's ''Basketball''.
Goldberg pursued a full-time academic career in 1987. From 1990 to 2000, he was professor at Arizona State University, where he directed the School of Justice Studies from 1995 to 2000. Since 2000, he has been director of the systemwide University of California Humanities Research Institute. He is also Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. Provided by Wikipedia