Grant Wythoff, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Columbia University

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6605-9596 |

Grant Wythoff is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows in the Humanities and a Lecturer in English at Columbia University interested in the history and theory of media technologies, twentieth century American literature, digital methods, and science fiction.  He is currently at work on two book projects: a cultural history of the gadget and a critical edition of Hugo Gernsback's work titled The Perversity of Things: Hugo Gernsback on Media, Tinkering, and Scientifiction, forthcoming from the University of Minnesota Press. Grant has work published or forthcoming in Grey Room, Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, Wi: Journal of Mobile Media, The Programming Historian, and The Appendix.


The Perversity of Things, 2016;

Artifactual Interpretation, 2015-02; Journal of Contemporary Archaeology DOI: 10.1558/jca.v2i1.27061

Pocket Wireless and the Shape of Media to Come, 1899-1922, 2013-05; Grey Room DOI: 10.1162/GREY_a_00106