Keynote Speaker

Dr. Douglas Kellner
Distinguished Professor and George F. Kneller Philosophy of Education
Chair, University of California Los Angeles

Douglas Kellner is an academic who works at the intersection of "third generation" critical theory in the tradition of the Frankfurt Institute for Social Research, or Frankfurt School and in cultural studies in the tradition of the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, also known as the "Birmingham School" and has also written extensively about postmodern theory and culture. He is currently the George Kneller Chair in the Philosophy of Education in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.