Cal Newport '04

Author and computer science professor

Cal Newport '04 is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. His scholarship focuses on the theory of distributed systems, while his general-audience writing explores intersections of culture and technology.

He is the author of seven books, including, most recently, A World Without EmailDigital Minimalism, and Deep Work. These titles include multiple New York Times bestsellers and have been published in 40 languages. Newport is also a contributing writer for the New Yorker and the host of the Deep Questions podcast.

Newport will be a visiting faculty member in the Department of Computer Science.