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Profiles of users whose last name starts with A

  1. Patricia Aufderheide

    Patricia Aufderheide, University Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Patricia Aufderheide is University Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication… More

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    (202) 885-2069

Profiles of users whose last name starts with B

  1. Dario Bernardini

    Dario Bernardini, Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

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  2. Randall Blair

    Randall Blair, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Randall Blair is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is a professional filmmaker who te… More

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    (202) 885-2044

  3. Emily Blout

    Emily Blout, Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Dr. Emily Blout joined American University in 2016. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses i… More

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  4. Caty Borum Chattoo

    Caty Borum Chattoo, Executive in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    Caty Borum Chattoo is Executive in Residence in the School of Communication. As a social-change comm… More

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    (202) 885-6485

  5. Kyle Brannon

    Kyle Brannon, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Kyle "Kylos" Brannon is a full-time professor of Film & Media Arts. He is a filmmaker, motion graphi… More

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    (202) 885-2162

  6. Carolyn Brown

    Carolyn Brown, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Carolyn Brown is an Assistant Professor at American University in the School of Communication's Jour… More

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    (202) 885-2072

Profiles of users whose last name starts with C

  1. W. Joseph Campbell

    W. Joseph Campbell, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    W. Joseph Campbell is a tenured full professor in the School of Communication's Communication Studie… More

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    (202) 885-2071

  2. Angie Chuang

    Angie Chuang, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Angie Chuang is a full-time professor of Journalism. Her research and teaching focuses on race and i… More

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    (202) 885-2151

Profiles of users whose last name starts with D

  1. Laura DeNardis

    Laura DeNardis, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Dr. Laura DeNardis is a globally recognized Internet governance scholar and a Professor and Associat… More

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    (202) 885-2675

  2. David Donald

    David Donald, Data Journalist in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    David Donald is data journalist in residence in the School of Communication and is data editor at th… More

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    (202) 885-2067

  3. Priya Doshi

    Priya Doshi, Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Priya Lothe Doshi has more than 15 years of experience as a public relations practitioner creating a… More

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  4. John Douglass

    John Douglass, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    John Douglass is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He has been at American for more than… More

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    (202) 885-2045

Profiles of users whose last name starts with E

  1. Amy Eisman

    Amy Eisman, Director, Media Entrepreneurship & Special Programs

    SOC - School of Communication

    Amy Eisman oversees media entrepreneurship projects at SOC as well as teaches journalism, digital co… More

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    (202) 885-2106

  2. Larry Engel

    Larry Engel, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    With nearly 40 years of teaching and filmmaking, and 250 projects, his documentaries appear on PBS, … More

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    (202) 885-2688

Profiles of users whose last name starts with F

  1. Kathy Fitzpatrick

    Kathy Fitzpatrick, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    As senior associate dean for academic affairs, Kathy R. Fitzpatrick plays an integral role in shapin… More

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    (202) 885-2017

  2. Deen Freelon

    Deen Freelon, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Deen Freelon is an associate professor in the Communication Studies division. He has two major areas… More

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    (202) 885-6462

Profiles of users whose last name starts with G

  1. William Gentile

    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 do… More

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    (202) 885-2663

  2. Lindsay Grace

    Lindsay Grace, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Lindsay is a professor, game designer and researcher. He is the founding director of the American Un… More

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    (202) 885-6933

  3. Joseph Graf

    Joseph Graf, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Joseph Graf is an assistant professor of public communication. He is former research director for th… More

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    (202) 885-2147

Profiles of users whose last name starts with H

  1. Jane Hall

    Jane Hall, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Jane Hall is a professor in journalism and media studies. She specializes in media and politics, par… More

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    (202) 885-2024

  2. Corinne Hoare

    Corinne Hoare, Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Corinne Hoare is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She has nearly a decade of high-leve… More

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    (202) 885-6683

  3. Robert Hone

    Robert Hone, Research Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    I'm currently a Designer-In-Residence and Visiting Scholar in the School of Communications. I teach … More

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Profiles of users whose last name starts with J

  1. Leena Jayaswal

    Leena Jayaswal, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Leena Jayaswal is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She is head of the photography conce… More

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    (202) 885-2662

Profiles of users whose last name starts with K

  1. Anya Karavanov

    Anya Karavanov, Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Anya Karavanov is a professor of Public Communication. She is a seasoned marketing communications pr… More

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  2. Larry Kirkman

    Larry Kirkman, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Larry Kirkman is an Executive Producer of the Investigative Reporting Workshop, Senior Fellow and St… More

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    (202) 885-6931

  3. Iris Krasnow

    Iris Krasnow, Assistant Professor

    School of Prof & Extd Studies

    Iris Krasnow is a full-time professor of Journalism. She was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois. … More

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    (202) 895-4914

  4. Pallavi Kumar

    Pallavi Kumar, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Pallavi Damani Kumar is a full-time professor in American University’s School of Communication and t… More

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    (202) 885-2047

Profiles of users whose last name starts with L

  1. Christine Lawrence

    Christine Lawrence, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Christine C. Lawrence is a full-time professor of Journalism. She brings her experience covering pol… More

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    (202) 885-2062

  2. Charles Lewis

    Charles Lewis, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Charles Lewis is a national investigative journalist; a former ABC News and 60 Minutes producer, bes… More

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    (202) 885-1997

  3. Andrew Lih

    Andrew Lih, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    A well-known expert on the Wikipedia project, Andrew Lih’s book The Wikipedia Revolution: How a bunc… More

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    (202) 885-2780

Profiles of users whose last name starts with M

  1. Brigid Maher

    Brigid Maher, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Maher’s creative work concentrates on national and international women’s issues with a particular fo… More

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    (202) 885-2664

  2. Dina Martinez

    Dina Martinez, Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Dina Martinez is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She joined the Public Communications… More

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    (202) 885-6464

  3. Wendy Melillo Farrill

    Wendy Melillo Farrill, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Wendy Melillo is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She teaches in the School of Communi… More

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    (202) 885-1753

  4. Ericka Menchen-Trevino

    Ericka Menchen-Trevino, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Ericka Menchen-Trevino's research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of political commun… More

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    (202) 885-2065

  5. Sarah Menke-Fish

    Sarah Menke-Fish, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Sarah Menke-Fish is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She is a master teacher in the Sch… More

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    (202) 885-2098

  6. Kathryn Montgomery

    Kathryn Montgomery, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Kathryn Montgomery is Professor and Director of the Communication Studies Division. She is also foun… More

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    (202) 885-2680

  7. Claudia Myers

    Claudia Myers, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Claudia Myers is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She wrote and directed the feature, "… More

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    (202) 885-2152

Profiles of users whose last name starts with O

  1. Jill Olmsted

    Jill Olmsted, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Jill Olmsted is a full-time professor of Journalism and the former Journalism Division Director. She… More

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    (202) 885-2010

  2. Molly O'Rourke

    Molly O'Rourke, Executive in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    Molly O’Rourke is an Executive in Residence in the School of Communication where she also serves as … More

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    (202) 885-2968

Profiles of users whose last name starts with P

  1. Christopher Palmer

    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 envi… More

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    (202) 885-3408

  2. Christie Parell

    Christie Parell, Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Christie Parell is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She brings more than 15 years of e… More

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  3. Jeremiah Patterson

    Jeremiah Patterson, Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

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  4. Lynne Perri

    Lynne Perri, Journalist in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    Lynne Perri is a journalism professor and managing editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop, a… More

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    (202) 885-6380

  5. Gemma Puglisi

    Gemma Puglisi, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Gemma Puglisi is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She is an award-winning media strate… More

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    (202) 885-2153

Profiles of users whose last name starts with R

  1. Rose Ann Robertson

    Rose Ann Robertson,

    SOC - School of Communication

    Rose Ann Robertson was a newspaper reporter and wire service editor for 20 years, editing and direct… More

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    (202) 885-2002

  2. Jeffrey Rutenbeck

    Jeffrey Rutenbeck, Dean, School of Communication

    SOC - School of Communication

    Since joining AU in June of 2012, Jeff has focused his energies on growing the Campaign for SOC and … More

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    (202) 885-2058

Profiles of users whose last name starts with S

  1. Jan Schaffer

    Jan Schaffer, Entrepreneur in Residence

    SOC - J-Lab

    As SOC's Entrepreneur in Residence, Jan Schaffer helped to launch the school's MA in Media Entrepren… More

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    (202) 885-8100

  2. Nina Shapiro-Perl

    Nina Shapiro-Perl, Filmmaker in Residence

    CAS - Anthropology

    Nina Shapiro-Perl is an award-winning producer and director who currently holds the position of Film… More

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    (202) 885-6791

  3. Christopher Simpson

    Christopher Simpson, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Chris Simpson is a professor of Journalism known internationally for his expertise in propaganda, de… More

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    (202) 885-2037

  4. Aram Sinnreich

    Aram Sinnreich, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Dr. Aram Sinnreich is an Associate Professor at American University’s School of Communication, in th… More

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    (202) 885-6518

  5. Richard Stack

    Richard Stack, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Richard Stack is a full-time professor of Public Communication. He began researching the interaction… More

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    (202) 885-2856

  6. Leonard Steinhorn

    Leonard Steinhorn, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Leonard Steinhorn is a professor of Public Communication and an affiliate professor of History. His … More

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    (202) 885-2031

  7. Maggie Burnette Stogner

    Maggie Burnette Stogner, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Maggie Burnette Stogner is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She teaches in the Film and… More

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    (202) 885-2160

  8. Benjamin Stokes

    Benjamin Stokes, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Benjamin Stokes is a civic media scholar and game designer. He is an Assistant Professor in the Scho… More

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  9. Rodger Streitmatter

    Rodger Streitmatter, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Rodger Streitmatter is a full-time professor of Journalism. A cultural historian, he is a leader in … More

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    (202) 885-2057

  10. John Sullivan

    John Sullivan, Journalist in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    John Sullivan is a full-time professor of Journalism. He is the Investigative Reporter-in-Residence … More

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    (202) 885-2075

  11. Margot Susca

    Margot Susca, Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Margot Susca (Ph.D., Florida State University) is a professorial lecturer in SOC's journalism divisi… More

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    (202) 885-3345

Profiles of users whose last name starts with T

  1. Scott Talan

    Scott Talan, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Scott Talan, MPA, is an assistant professor of Public & Strategic Communication. Talan is an expert … More

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    (202) 885-6461

  2. Donald Tighe

    Donald Tighe, Lecturer in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    Donald W. Tighe is a veteran of over twenty years of public affairs, media relations, and strategic … More

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  3. Filippo Trevisan

    Filippo Trevisan, Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Filippo Trevisan joined American University's School of Communication in August 2015. After working … More

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    (202) 885-6930

Profiles of users whose last name starts with W

  1. John Watson

    John Watson, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    John C. Watson is a full-time professor of Journalism. He brings a combination of professional exper… More

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    (202) 885-2083

  2. Paula Weissman

    Paula Weissman, Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Paula Weissman is a full-time professor of Public Communication and the Program Director for the Sch… More

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    (202) 885-6597

  3. Russell Williams

    Russell Williams, Distinguished Artist in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    Russell Williams is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He joined SOC after an illustrious… More

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    (202) 885-2115

Profiles of users whose last name starts with Z

  1. Rhonda Zaharna

    Rhonda Zaharna, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    R.S. (Rhonda) Zaharna is a full professor and Director of the International Media program in the Sch… More

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    (202) 885-3995