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Center for Environmental Filmmaking

  1. Christopher Palmer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Chris Palmer is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is also a speaker, author, and environmental and wildlife film producer. He has swum with dolphins and whales, come face-to-face with sharks and Kodiak bears, camped with wolf packs, an… More

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    (202) 885-3408

Center for Media & Social Impact

  1. Patricia Aufderheide, University Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Patricia Aufderheide, a 2017 Fulbright Scholar at Queensland University of Technology, is University Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C. She founded the School's Center for Medi… More

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    (202) 885-2069

  2. Angelica Das, Part Time Staff

    SOC - CSM

    Angelica Das is serving as Conference Producer for Story Movements, hosted by the Center for Media & Social Impact. Das specializes in strategy for social impact documentary with over a decade of experience in non-profit communication and management.… More

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    (202) 885-3641

Current Magazine

  1. Karen Everhart, Managing Editor, Current

    SOC - School of Communication

    Karen is a media reporter chronicling public broadcasting’s adaptations to the multiplatform world of digital media. A senior editor at Current since 2001, she covers public radio – its funding, distribution strategies, internal politics and programm… More

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  2. Laura Rogers, Business Manager, Current

    SOC - School of Communication

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Foreign Correspondence Network

  1. William Gentile, Journalist in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    Bill Gentile is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is an independent journalist and documentary filmmaker at American University, where he brings 30 years of field experience and professional contacts to the next generation of communica… More

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    (202) 885-2663

Investigative Reporting Workshop

  1. Charles Lewis, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Charles Lewis is a national investigative journalist, a former ABC News and CBS News 60 Minutes producer, a best-selling author or co-author of six books and the founder of two Pulitzer Prize-winning nonprofit news organizations, the Center for Publi… More

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    (202) 885-1997

  2. Lynne Perri, Journalist in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    Lynne Perri is a journalism professor and managing editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop, a nonprofit news organization based at the School of Communication at American University. She teaches reporting, visual journalism and journalism et… More

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    (202) 885-6380

  3. John Sullivan, Journalist in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    John Sullivan is an Investigative Reporter-in-Residence at American University's School of Communication, an investigative reporter at The Washington Post and a Senior Editor at The Investigative Reporting Workshop. Before joining American, Sullivan … More

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    (202) 885-2075