Daniel B. Lee is an associate professor of sociology at California State University Channel Islands. He earned his PhD at Syracuse University´s Maxwell School for Citizenship and Public Affairs and has served as a faculty member at Dartmouth College, Pennsylvania State University, and Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany. Dr. Lee is the author of a book, Older Order Mennonites: Rituals, Beliefs, and Community (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), and has published his research in a variety of journals including Sociological Theory, Sociology of Religion, Soziale Welt, and Soziale Systeme.
About Achim Brosziewski
Achim Brosziewski is a professor of sociology and educational research at the University of Teacher Education of the Kanton Thurgau in Switzerland. He studied sociology and economics at the Universities of Cologne, Bamberg, and St. Gallen. Dr. Brosziewski was a Fulbright Scholar at Pennsylvania State University, and has taught sociology at the Universities of Lucerne, Constance, and St. Gallen. Two of his books focus on the social dimension of computer systems and digital technology (Computer, Kommunikation und Kontrolle, UVK, Universitätsverlag Konstanz, 2002; Aufschalten. Kommunikation im Medium der Digitalität, UVK, 2003). His research interests include communication theory, media and education, and schools as organizations.