Howard Rheingold is a Nonresident Fellow at the USC Annenberg Center for Communication.
"Rheingold manages a weblog that is associated with his 2002 book, Smart Mobs (smartmobs.com). It has become one of the top 200 of the 8 million blogs tracked by Technorati, and won Utne Magazine's Independent Press Award in 2003. In 2005, he taught a course at Stanford University on "A Literacy of Cooperation," part of a long-term investigation of cooperation and collective action in partnership with the Institute for the Future. In 2006, he taught "Digital Journalism" at Stanford, and will teach "Participatory Media and Collective Action" at UC Berkeley in Fall, 2006, and "Digital Journalism" at Stanford in Winter, 2007." 
- National Advisor, YouthGive
- Advisory Board, China Digital Times
- Network Member, Global Business Network 
- Key Adjunct Faculty member, California Institute of Integral Studies