Gita Manaktala

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Editorial Director

Gita Manaktala


Gita oversees the MIT Press’s book acquisitions and works closely with our other editors. She also acquires books in the areas of communication, information science, and internet studies. She seeks high-impact work on subjects ranging from networked communication and journalism to privacy, data security, and access to knowledge and information. Gita can be reached at and her Twitter profile is @sylviamath.

Notable Acquisitions:

Safe Spaces, Brave Spaces: Diversity and Free Expression in Education by John Palfrey, Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World by Meredith Broussard, We Now Disrupt this Broadcast: How Cable Transformed Television and the Internet Revolutionized It All by Amanda Lotz,  Left to Our Own Devices: Outsmarting Smart Technology to Reclaim Our Relationships, Health, and Focus by Margaret Morris, foreword by Sherry Turkle, Designing an Internet by David D. Clark, You’ll see this message when it is too late: The Legal and Economic Aftermath of Cybersecurity Breaches by Josephine Wol, The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust by Kevin Werbach, Picturing Science and Engineering by Felice C. Frankel