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Kara Andrade

Adjunct Instructor School of Communication

Additional Positions at AU

  • PhD Doctoral Research Assistant & Adjunct Professor
Kara Andrade is PhD Doctoral Research Assistant and Adjunct Professor at American University’s School of Communication. She is a researcher, journalist and entrepreneur who focuses on Latin America, media, technology and society. She has more than ten years of experience working in the United States and Latin America as a bilingual journalist, entrepreneur and multimedia producer for a variety of leading media organizations including Al Jazeera America, Americas Quarterly, Associated Press, Christian Science Monitor, France 24, Global Post, The Huffington Post, The New York Times and others. She consults as a technology trainer for the U.S. State Department, as well as for the U.S. Institute of Peace. She has presented in fifteen countries at conferences including the Ashoka Future Forum, Campus Party Mexico, Commonwealth Club of California, Fulbright Annual Conferences, Guatemala Scholars Network, more than ten U.S. State Department organized TechCamps, four consecutive South by Southwest (SXSW) panels, various PeaceTech Exchanges organized by the United States Institute of Peace, the World Social Science Forum and many others.


Masters of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley Bachelor of Arts, New College of Florida

Favorite Spot on Campus
PhD Lounge
Languages Spoken
Mondays, 10 am to 12 p.m., Fridays 11:30 a.m. - 1 PM. T-19, PhD Lounge
Contact Info

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For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.
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