Sonoma State University and former Director of . He teaches classes in Media Censorship, Investigative Sociology, Sociology of Power, , and Sociology of Media. He has published eleven editions of Censored: in Acton from . Also from is Impeach the President: The Case Against Bush and Cheney (2006) and Project Censored Guide to Independent Media and Activism (2003).(Editor) is a Professor Sociology at
Z magazine, Free Inquiry, Counterpunch, Common Dreams, Buzzflash, Dissident Voice, Social Policy, and Briarpatch. He frequently speaks on media censorship and various socio-political issues on radio and TV talks shows including , , Talk America, World Radio Network, Flashpoints, and the Jim Hightower Show.Phillips writes op-ed pieces for independent media nationwide having published in dozens of publications newspapers and websites including:
Phillips has completed several investigative sociology research studies that are available atProjectcensored.org including: The Global Dominance Group: 9/11 Pre-Warnings & Election Irregularities in Context, A Study of Bias in the Associated Press, Practices in Health Care and Disability insurance: Deny Delay Diminish and Blame, US Electromagnetic Weapons and Human Rights, and The Left Progressive Media Inside the Propaganda Model.
Phillips earned a B.A. degree in Santa Clara University, and an M.A. degree in Social Science from California State University at Sacramento in 1974. He earned a second M.A. in Sociology in 1991 and a Ph.D. in Sociology in 1994. His doctoral dissertation was entitled A Relative Advantage: Sociology of the San Francisco Bohemian Club http://libweb.sonoma.edu/regional/faculty/Phillips/bohemianindex.htmin 1970 from