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Communication Studies Adjunct Faculty

  1. Nagwa Abdallah

    Nagwa Abdallah, Adjunct Instructor

  2. Christopher Adams

    Christopher Adams, Adjunct Instructor

    Chris Adams is director of training at the National Press Foundation, a Washington-based nonprofit that runs fellowships for working journalists. He joined the foundation in 2015 after 25 years as an investigative, political and business reporter and… More

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  3. Jonathan Adelman

    Jonathan Adelman, Adjunct Instructor

    Jonathan Adelman is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  4. Paul Albergo

    Paul Albergo, Adjunct Associate Professor

    Paul Albergo is an adjunct professor of journalism. He is bureau chief for Bloomberg BNA, a subsidiary of Bloomberg L.P., which provides professionals with a unique combination of news and authoritative analysis, comprehensive research solutions, and… More

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  5. Christopher Albert

    Christopher Albert, Adjunct Instructor

    Christopher Albert is an adjunct professor of Public Communication.

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  6. Scott Albright

    Scott Albright, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  7. Fernando Alessandri

    Fernando Alessandri, Adjunct Instructor

    Fernando Alessandri is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He is an independent producer, most recently on, The Fellows Hip: Rise of the Gamers (2010). In March 2007 he joined Hero Pictures and served as VP of Development until 2009. Project… More

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  8. Omya Alston

    Omya Alston, Adjunct Instructor

  9. Julia Ames

    Julia Ames, Adjunct Instructor

  10. Cary Anderson

    Cary Anderson, Adjunct Instructor

    Cary Anderson is a screenwriter/director/producer and a two time Emmy Award winner. Recently he was a co-writer and associate producer on a film called The Vortex. He is currently attached to direct a thriller that he co-wrote. Plus, his short films,… More

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  11. Kara Andrade

    Kara Andrade, Adjunct Instructor

    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 te… More

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  12. Peggy Archambault

    Peggy Archambault, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Peggy Archambault is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. She is the Senior Graphic Design Specialist at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, DC. She is a former art director in the Book Division of The National Geographic Soc… More

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  13. Olaniyi Areke

    Olaniyi Areke, Adjunct Instructor

    Olaniyi Areke is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He is the President/CEO of Majestic Pictures LLC, is an Emmy Award winning filmmaker who has experience in all aspects of video and film production. He has written, produced, directed, sho… More

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    Olaniyi Areke, Adjunct Instructor

    Olaniyi Areke is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He is the President/CEO of Majestic Pictures LLC, is an Emmy Award winning filmmaker who has experience in all aspects of video and film production. He has written, produced, directed, sho… More

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  15. Andrew Babb

    Andrew Babb, Adjunct Instructor

    Drew Babb is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He is an award-winning advertising creative director and copywriter, with more than 40 years of experience. His worked has earned him Clios, an Addy and an Academy of Motion Picture Art & Sci… More

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  16. Sarah Bahl

    Sarah Bahl, Adjunct Instructor

    Sarah Bahl is an adjunct instructor of Film and Media Arts. She is about as close to a D.C. native as it gets.  She attended highschool at Georgetown Visitation, and college at American University, majoring in Film and Visual Arts. After graduating f… More

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  17. Tianyi Bai

    Tianyi Bai, Scholar in Residence

  18. Kari Barber

    Kari Barber, Adjunct Instructor

  19. Donald Barlett

    Donald Barlett, Scholar in Residence

    Donald Barlett is an adjunct professor of Journalism. Barlett began his journalism career in 1956 as a general assignment reporter at the Reading Times, and later held a similar position at the Akron Beacon Journal. In 1965, he began working as a ful… More

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  20. Aman Battish

    Aman Battish, Adjunct Instructor

  21. Khris Baxter

    Khris Baxter, Adjunct Instructor

  22. William Beaman

    William Beaman, Sr Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Bill Beaman is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. Founding Partner of OnPoint Strategies LLC, he has coached business and political leaders in public speaking and trained them for media appearances, written speeches and opinion pieces on t… More

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  23. Harold Beiser

    Harold Beiser, Adjunct Instructor

  24. Melanie Bender

    Melanie Bender, Adjunct Instructor

    Melanie Bender is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She is the current Production Editor at The Washingtonian and has worked as a content producer at Atlantic Media Company (Government Executive Magazine), a web producer at Stars and Stripes, and a… More

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  25. Robert Benica

    Robert Benica, Adjunct Instructor

    Robert Benica is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He is a freelance motion graphics designer, editor, and cinematographer.  He is an Emmy nominated news photographer and has worked as a commercial producer.  His latest film “Gilded Age Gl… More

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  26. Adam Benson

    Adam Benson, Adjunct Instructor

    Adam Benson is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He currently writes and edits marketing materials, blogs, and reports on the ethics and compliance field as the Ethics Resource Center’s Director of Public Relations.  He previously crafted… More

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  27. Rajul Bhaskar

    Rajul Bhaskar, Adjunct Instructor

    Rajul Mistry Bhaskar is a communications consultant and American University professor in the School of Communication. She has more than a decade of public relations experience in consumer, entertainment and corporate communications. As a public relat… More

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    Rajul Bhaskar, Adjunct Instructor

  29. Michael Blain

    Michael Blain, Adjunct Instructor

  30. Brandon Bloch

    Brandon Bloch, Adjunct Instructor

    Brandon Bloch is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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    Michael Bluhm, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

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    Tommy Bobo, Adjunct Instructor

  33. Christopher Boesen

    Christopher Boesen, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Christopher Boesen is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He is the President of Tiber Creek Associates of Capitol Hill, a consulting firm he founded in 2005. Tiber Creek works with several national clients on public relations, strategic pl… More

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  34. Steven Bognar

    Steven Bognar, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Steven Bognar is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He is an Academy Award nominated, Emmy winning filmmaker whose work has screened at Sundance, Telluride, and other film festivals world-wide. 

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  35. Luis Botello

    Luis Botello, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Luis Botello is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is the senior director of special projects for the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). He has covered stories in Washington, D.C., Latin America, and Europe and has worked on media devel… More

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  36. Paul Bove

    Paul Bove, Adjunct Instructor

    Paul Bove is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He is the Social Media Lead for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, managing FDA’s social media program. Before coming to FDA, he was a government contractor with RMCI, serving as the Soci… More

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  37. Kelli Boyd

    Kelli Boyd, Adjunct Instructor

  38. Jan Boyles

    Jan Boyles,

    Jan Lauren Boyles is an adjunct professor of Journalism and PhD fellow. She is also serving as a Google Journalism Fellow with the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism. Boyles joined American University's School of Communicatio… More

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  39. Elizabeth Brach

    Elizabeth Brach, Adjunct Instructor

  40. Vanessa Bradchulis

    Vanessa Bradchulis, Adjunct Instructor

  41. James Brady

    James Brady, Adjunct Instructor

    Jim Brady ‘89, is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is the Journal Register Company's Editor-in-Chief. He helped launch TBD.com in 2010 and washingtonpost.com in 1996, spent four years at America Online and then returned to washingtonpost.com in… More

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  42. Jody Brannon

    Jody Brannon, Adjunct Associate Professor

    Jody Brannon is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She is a digital editor at National Journal, part of Atlantic Media. A former newspaper and magazine writer and editor, she has worked exclusively in online news since 1995, for The Washington Post,… More

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  43. Jody Brannon

    Jody Brannon, Adjunct Associate Professor

  44. Jean Bratman

    Jean Bratman, Adjunct Instructor

    Jean Bratman is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She is a broadcast journalist who began her career as a reporter for newspaper, radio and television. Over the last decade, Jean has worked as a freelance TV news writer and producer for NBC, ABC, C… More

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  45. Lisa Bream

    Lisa Bream, Adjunct Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Lisa Bream is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. With a background in documentary filmmaking, Ms. Bream found herself pulled into new forms of visual communication during the Internet boom of the mid nineties. After working as a Multimedia … More

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    (202) 885-2047

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    Anthony Brenneman, Adjunct Instructor

  47. Emily Brigham

    Emily Brigham, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Emily Brigham is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. She is a freelance documentary editor in the Washington, DC area. For her work on A Place to Belong, a 26-minute cinema documentary about children with Asperger’s Syndrome, Emily received … More

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    (202) 885-3698

  48. Katherine Broendel

    Katherine Broendel, Adjunct Instructor

  49. Terence Bryant

    Terence Bryant, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Terry Bryant is a Professorial Lecturer in the AU School of Communication. He spent 14 years teaching broadcasting and media writing classes at the University of Kansas. At KU, he was the general manager of KUJH-TV, the student TV station. He trained… More

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    (202) 885-6932

  50. Erica Burman

    Erica Burman, Adjunct Instructor

  51. Clint Bush

    Clint Bush, Adjunct Instructor

    Clint Bush is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He received his BA in Graphic Design/Photography from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley Colorado in 2001. In 2002 he also studied Interactive Media at the Art Institute of Seattl… More

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  52. Steve Buttry

    Steve Buttry, Adjunct Instructor

    Steve Buttry is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is the Director of Community Engagement & Social Media for Digital First Media and also was Director of Community Engagement for TBD.com. He has been an editor, reporter, writing coach, blogger a… More

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  53. Mindy Cameron

    Mindy Cameron, Adjunct Instructor

  54. Christopher Campbell

    Christopher Campbell, Adjunct Instructor

  55. Sandra Cannon-Brown

    Sandra Cannon-Brown, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Sandy Cannon-Brown has retired from the classroom, but she continues to mentor and hire AU students interested in environmental filmmaking. Now a resident of St. Michaels, MD, she specializes in documentaries that focus on challenges facing the Chesa… More

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  56. Lauren Cardillo

    Lauren Cardillo, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  57. Curtis Carey

    Curtis Carey, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Dr. Curtis Carey is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. As a national press officer in Washington, D.C. he has worked on issues ranging from public health to the environment and energy policy, climate change and natural disaster preparednes… More

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  58. Jeannette Carmadella

    Jeannette Carmadella, Adjunct Instructor

  59. David Castagnetti

    David Castagnetti, Adjunct Instructor

    David Castagnetti is an adjunct professor of Public Communication.

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  60. Chan Chao

    Chan Chao, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

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    Matthew Charles, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

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    Yi Chen, Adjunct Instructor

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    Feng Chen, Visiting Scholar in Residence

  64. Lynette Clemetson

    Lynette Clemetson, Adjunct Instructor

  65. Nicholas Clooney

    Nicholas Clooney, Distinguished Journalist in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

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    (202) 885-2022

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    Mary Cochran, Adjunct Instructor

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    Alexander Cohen, Adjunct Instructor

  68. Edda Collins Coleman

    Edda Collins Coleman, Adjunct Instructor

    Edda Collins Coleman is an adjunct professor in American University’s School of Communication, Department of Public Communication. Edda Collins Coleman is Founder and Managing Director of The 316 Group, a boutique start-up firm focusing on political … More

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  69. Caroline Comport

    Caroline Comport, Adjunct Instructor

    Washington Semester

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  70. Lindsey Cook

    Lindsey Cook, Adjunct Instructor

    Lindsey is a coder journalist with a passion for creating user-centered experiences, beautiful data visualizations and interactive stories. She works as the data editor at U.S. News & World Report, running the Data Mine blog. Lindsey graduated from t… More

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  71. Bruce Cooke

    Bruce Cooke, Adjunct Instructor

  72. Sophia Cope

    Sophia Cope, Adjunct Instructor

    Sophia Cope is an adjunct professor of Communication Law. She works full-time as Director of Government Affairs and Legislative Counsel for the Newspaper Association of America where she is responsible for all federal legislative and regulatory issue… More

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  73. Christine Cotter

    Christine Cotter, Adjunct Instructor

  74. William Creed

    William Creed, Adjunct Instructor

    William Creed is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. William attended Duke University, New York University, and American University with degrees focusing in film. Since 1994, he has owned Duet Communications, a company specializing in docume… More

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  75. John Curry

    John Curry, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

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    Nadia Dala, Scholar in Residence

  77. Nancy Daly

    Nancy Daly, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  78. Frances Dauth

    Frances Dauth, Adjunct Instructor

    Fran Dauth began her career at a tiny newspaper in California. After that she worked as a reporter or an editor at the Oakland Tribune, the San Francisco Examiner, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Star-Ledger of New Jersey. She’s been involved, as a… More

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    Jonathan Davenport, Adjunct Instructor

  80. Thomas Davidson

    Thomas Davidson, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Tom Davidson has worked for media organizations since age 15, when he wrote a (terrible) high-school sports story for a weekly paper. As a reporter, he covered politics, government and whatever random topics he could scam his way into. As an editor, … More

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    Dorian Davis, Adjunct Instructor

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    Dorian Davis, Adjunct Instructor

  83. William Day

    William Day, Adjunct Instructor

    Bill Day is currently Executive Director at Frank N. Magid Associates, a consulting firm for businesses.  He has experience as the strategy director of Howell Creative Group, a private, marketing and advertising business.  In addition, he was the Dir… More

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  84. John Dedakis

    John Dedakis, Lecturer

  85. Aditi Desai

    Aditi Desai, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

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  86. Henry Dillon

    Henry Dillon, Adjunct Instructor

  87. Kenneth Dodelin

    Kenneth Dodelin, Adjunct Instructor

  88. Windsor Edwards

    Windsor Edwards, Adjunct Instructor

    Windsor Johnston-Edwards is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  89. Ronald Elving

    Ronald Elving, Adjunct Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

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    James English, Adjunct Instructor

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    James English, Adjunct Instructor

  92. Debbie Etchison

    Debbie Etchison, Adjunct Instructor

    Debbie Etchison is an adjunct professor of Public Communication.

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  93. Katayoon Etemad-Hollinger

    Katayoon Etemad-Hollinger, Adjunct Instructor

    Kathy Edemad-Hollinger is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  94. Catherine Eunice

    Catherine Eunice, Adjunct Instructor

    Catherine Eunice is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. She is a Creative Director and VFX Supervisor that has worked in video/TV graphics production for over 17 years. She conceptualizes, designs and produces graphics in broadcast design fo… More

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    Wendy Feliz-Sefsaf, Adjunct Instructor

    Public Affairs-Wamu

    Wendy Feliz-Sefsar, MA, is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. She is the Communications Director at the American Immigration Council, an education, law and policy group in Washington D.C. She manages a highly-effective communications team … More

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    (202) 885-1259

  96. Mindy Fetterman

    Mindy Fetterman, Adjunct Instructor

    Mindy Fetterman is an editor, reporter and newsroom manager who made the “leap” between the newsroom and business side to help come up with ways to make money and build new audiences for editorial content. Most recently, she was Managing Editor/Conte… More

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  97. Sharon Fine

    Sharon Fine, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  98. Jeffrey Finn

    Jeffrey Finn, Adjunct Associate Professor

    SOC

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  99. Jackie Fishman

    Jackie Fishman, Adjunct Instructor

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    Kristin Fitzmorris, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  101. Patrick Flynn

    Patrick Flynn, Adjunct Instructor

    Patrick Flynn is an award-winning filmmaker, playwright, and webseries creator based in Washington, D.C. His series I Live With This won Outstanding Series and Outstanding Writing at the 2012 L.A. Webfest. His series Long Distance Relationship took h… More

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  102. Colin Foster

    Colin Foster, Adjunct Instructor

  103. Brenda Foster

    Brenda Foster, Adjunct Instructor

    Brenda K. Foster is an Adjunct Instructor in the School of Communication with more than 20 years’ experience directing strategic communications for government, university, foundation and non-profit organizations. She is a Senior Vice President at Van… More

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  104. Olivia Foster

    Olivia Foster, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Olivia Foster is an adjunct professorial lecturer of Film and Media Arts. She has been working in the field of video and film production for the past 18 years. As the Director of Production Management for Discovery Communications, Foster has worked o… More

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  105. Sam Fulwood

    Sam Fulwood, Adjunct Instructor

    Sam Fulwood is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  106. Julienne Gage

    Julienne Gage, Adjunct Instructor

  107. Emily Gaines

    Emily Gaines, Adjunct Instructor

    Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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    (202) 885-3698

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    Mara Gassmann, Adjunct Instructor

  109. Patrick Gavin

    Patrick Gavin, Adjunct Instructor

    Patrick Gavin has covered politics in Washington for a decade, beginning at the Brookings Institution, then at the Washington Examiner, then at mediabistro.com’s FishbowlDC website and, most recently, at Politico. He is now a documentary filmmaker, h… More

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  110. Sara Gebhardt

    Sara Gebhardt, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Sara Gebhardt is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She specializes in 20th and 21st cultural history, literature, and journalism. Her academic interests include: media studies and popular culture; race and ethnicity; and the body and disability stu… More

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  111. Abel Gebretsadik

    Abel Gebretsadik, Adjunct Instructor

    Abel Gebretsadik is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. Abel teaches Digital Imaging. He is an installation artist working primarily in digital art and animation as well as sculpture, composed music, and drawn imagery. He grew up in Addis Ab… More

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    John Gehring, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  113. Meredith Geisler

    Meredith Geisler, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Meredith Geisler is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. She teaches in the undergraduate SOC program. She has been at the forefront of the sports public relations industry for more than 25 years, helping athletes, celebrities, sports author… More

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  114. Otessa Ghadar

    Otessa Ghadar, Adjunct Instructor

    Otessa Ghadar is the Founder/Director of new media production company 20/20 Productions and the DC Web & Digital Film Fest. As one of the web series medium’s earliest adopters, Otessa is a true forerunner of digital media. Since 2007, she has been pi… More

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  115. Katherine Gibbs

    Katherine Gibbs, Adjunct Instructor

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    Teneille Gibson, Adjunct Instructor

  117. Matt Glassman

    Matt Glassman, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Matt Glassman (SOC '92) is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He serves as Assistant News Director for NBC4 News, NBC's owned station in Washington, DC. Matt joined News4 as an Assignment Editor in January 2000.

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  118. Mary Ann Gomez

    Mary Ann Gomez, Adjunct Instructor

  119. Barry Gordemer

    Barry Gordemer, Adjunct Instructor

    Barry Gordemer is an adjunct professor of journalism. In his spare time he’s an award-winning senior producer for NPR. He has helped produce coverage of two Persian Gulf wars, a fist full of presidential elections, the Sept. 11 attacks and Hurricane … More

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    Corrine Gormont, Adjunct Instructor

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    Carla Grantham, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Carla Grantham is a veteran professional who owns over 25 years of experience and various certifications in strategic organizational and talent management and integrated communications work involving Executive Office and Legislative Branch officials … More

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  122. JoAnn Grbach

    JoAnn Grbach, Adjunct Instructor

    JoAnn Grbach is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She is a communication professional with more than 15 years of experience in the news media and public information field. She is currently the Public Information Officer with the City of Rockville, … More

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  123. Gary Griffin

    Gary Griffin, Filmmaker in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    Gary Griffin is a Filmmaker in Residence of Film and Media Arts. He is an award-winning producer and cinematographer whose work includes Autism is a World, a documentary co-produced with CNN which tells the story of an autistic woman’s path to commun… More

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  124. Jack Gruber

    Jack Gruber, Adjunct Instructor

  125. Christopher Guizlo

    Christopher Guizlo, Adjunct Instructor

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    Christopher Guizlo, Adjunct Instructor

  127. Rose Gutfeld

    Rose Gutfeld, Adjunct Instructor

    Rose Gutfeld teaches Writing for Mass Communication. She worked for 15 years as a reporter and editor at The Wall Street Journal, where her beats included economics and environmental policy and legislation. Subsequently, she was an assistant managing… More

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  128. Andrea Hackl

    Andrea Hackl, Adjunct Instructor

  129. Nicole Haddock

    Nicole Haddock, Adjunct Instructor

    Nicole Haddock is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  130. Richard Harrington

    Richard Harrington, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Richard Harrington is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. A certified instructor for Adobe and Apple, Rich is a practiced expert in motion graphic design and digital video. Starting his career out in the world of broadcast journalism, Rich h… More

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  131. Dustin Harrison-Atlas

    Dustin Harrison-Atlas, Adjunct Instructor

    Dustin Harrison-Atlas is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. Dustin began his career with Discovery Communications where he worked in post production and later, development on shows like Planet Earth and Deadliest Catch. In 2007, he left Dis… More

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  132. Keith Harriston

    Keith Harriston, Adjunct Instructor

  133. Joshua Hatch

    Joshua Hatch, Adjunct Instructor

    Josh Hatch is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is the Senior Editor for Data and Interactives at The Chronicle of Higher Education. Before that, he worked at the Sunlight Foundation and was the Interactives Director at USA TODAY. Joshua began h… More

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  134. Darrell Hayes

    Darrell Hayes, Adjunct Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Darrell Hayes is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He teaches public communication campaign courses for graduate students and theory classes for undergraduates. Until 2011 when he retired from full-time teaching, he served as an assistant… More

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    (202) 885-2667

  135. Gillie Haynes

    Gillie Haynes, Adjunct Instructor

    Gillie Haynes is an accomplished communications expert, professor, author and former journalist with experience in print, broadcast journalism and public relations. In addition to her work as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Communications a… More

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  136. Xuelian He

    Xuelian He, Scholar in Residence

  137. Susan Heavey

    Susan Heavey, Adjunct Instructor

  138. Douglas Hecox

    Douglas Hecox, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Doug Hecox is an adjunct professor of Journalism. From his work in Congress, the U.S. Departments of Justice, Transportation and the Treasury, and years of writing books, speeches, newspaper columns, magazine articles and press releases, Hecox balanc… More

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  139. Jeffrey Heibein

    Jeffrey Heibein, Adjunct Instructor

    Jeffrey Heibein is an Adjunct Instructor of Film and Media Arts.

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  140. David Helfert

    David Helfert, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    David Helfert, MA, is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He has been an SOC adjunct since 2005.  He also teaches courses at Johns Hopkins University and at the George Mason School of Public Policy.Helfert brings many years in the practice … More

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  141. Richard Herstek

    Richard Herstek, Adjunct Instructor

  142. Jamie Higdon

    Jamie Higdon, Adjunct Instructor

  143. Jamie Higdon

    Jamie Higdon, Adjunct Instructor

  144. Bagus Himawan

    Bagus Himawan, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Bagus Himawan is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. From New York’s high fashion runways, to a contributor for editorial magazines such as the Atlantic, Washingtonian, DC Modern Luxury, and other numerous prominent fashion publications acro… More

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    (202) 885-2152

  145. Richard Horowitz

    Richard Horowitz, Adjunct Instructor

    Richard Horowitz is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is presently a writer for Hexagon – Washington’s only original political satirical musical comedy revue, and a commentator for Milwaukee Public Television. He has founded the “Getting Your Wo… More

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  146. Hongxia Hou

    Hongxia Hou, Visiting Scholar in Residence

  147. Nelson Hsu

    Nelson Hsu, Adjunct Instructor

    Nelson Hsu is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  148. Brent Hurd

    Brent Hurd, Lecturer

  149. Robert Hurd

    Robert Hurd, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  150. Amber Husbands

    Amber Husbands, Adjunct Instructor

    Amber Husbands is an adjunct instructor in the Film and Media Arts division of the School of Communication. She teaches Communication Law. She is currently Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at Discovery Communications, LLC where she negotiates… More

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  151. Davin Hutchins

    Davin Hutchins, Adjunct Instructor

  152. Adrena Ifill

    Adrena Ifill, Adjunct Instructor

    Adrena Ifill is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. She has over 18 years experience in marketing, public relations and documentary video production. In 2002, she founded DoubleBack Productions, LLC (www.doublebackproductions.com) due in par… More

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  153. Louisa Imperiale

    Louisa Imperiale, Adjunct Instructor

  154. David Insley

    David Insley, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    David Insley is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  155. Maria Ivancin

    Maria Ivancin, Adjunct Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Maria Ivancin is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Communication. Prior to this current position, Ivancin served for ten years as a full-time faculty member of the School of Communication teaching courses in strategic communication, … More

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    (202) 885-2780

  156. Jacquie Jones

    Jacquie Jones, Scholar in Residence

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    Richard Jones, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  158. Brian Judy

    Brian Judy, Lecturer

  159. Victor Kamber

    Victor Kamber, Adjunct Associate Professor

    Victor Kamber is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He has been associated with American University since 1966--attending the law school and serving as an adjunct professor in the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and presently. Victor is a prodigious wri… More

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  160. Michael Kang

    Michael Kang, Adjunct Instructor

    Michael Kang is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He is an independent filmmaker currently in recovery from a three-year stint in Hollywood. His film "The Motel" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and is currently available on DVD thr… More

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  161. Alexandria Katis

    Alexandria Katis, Adjunct Instructor

    Alexandria Katis is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. She holds an MFA in Film & Digital Media and a Masters Certificate in Critical & Creative Thinking. She spent 8 years working as a writer, editor and producer for Discovery Channel and … More

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  162. Thomas Kaufman

    Thomas Kaufman, Adjunct Instructor

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    Matthew Kelley, Adjunct Instructor

  164. Bob Kemper

    Bob Kemper, Adjunct Instructor

    Bob Kemper is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  165. Thomas Kennedy

    Thomas Kennedy, Adjunct Instructor

  166. Kathleen Kiely

    Kathleen Kiely, Adjunct Instructor

  167. Clara Kim

    Clara Kim, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Clara Kim is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  168. Beverly Kirk

    Beverly Kirk, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Beverly Kirk is the Director of the iDeas Lab at CSIS – the Center for Strategic and International Studies. She’s also the Founder and CEO of Bevkirk International, a media consulting company providing writing, editing and voiceover/narration service… More

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  169. Helaine Klasky

    Helaine Klasky, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  170. Alison Fitzgerald

    Alison Fitzgerald, Adjunct Instructor

  171. Adam Konowe

    Adam Konowe, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Adam Konowe is an adjunct professor of public communication and faculty adviser for student radio station WVAU. He is also vice president of client strategy at TMP Government, where he specializes in business-to-business and business-to-government co… More

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  172. Sharon Kornely

    Sharon Kornely, Adjunct Instructor

  173. Andrea Koslow

    Andrea Koslow, Adjunct Instructor

    Andrea Koslow is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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    Andrea Koslow, Adjunct Instructor

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    Jeffrey Kosseff, Adjunct Instructor

    Jeff Kosseff is an adjunct professor in American University's Master of Media Entrepreneurship program, where he teaches Communications Law. He practices cybersecurity, privacy, and media law at Covington & Burling, and clerked for Judge Milan D. Smi… More

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    John Kotcher, Adjunct Instructor

  177. No profile photo

    Emma Kouguell, Adjunct Instructor

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    Emma Kouguell, Adjunct Instructor

  179. Priya Krishna

    Priya Krishna, Adjunct Instructor

    Priya Krishna is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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    Daniel Kubiske, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  181. Anthony LaFauce

    Anthony LaFauce, Adjunct Instructor

  182. Bradley Lambert

    Bradley Lambert, Adjunct Instructor

  183. George Lardner

    George Lardner, Scholar in Residence

  184. Jill Lawrence

    Jill Lawrence, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Jill Lawrence is an award-winning reporter and columnist who has covered every presidential campaign since 1988. She writes commentary for Creators Syndicate and other media organizations, and is a reporter and analyst with the Brookings Institution’… More

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  185. Robert Lehrman

    Robert Lehrman, Adjunct Professor

    Bob Lehrman is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He is a novelist, teacher, and speechwriter for dozens of Democratic political figures including Vice President Al Gore. He’s author of the recently released book The Political Speechwriter… More

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  186. Abbey Levenshus

    Abbey Levenshus, Adjunct Instructor

  187. Laurence Levin

    Laurence Levin, Adjunct Instructor

    Laurence Levin is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He teaches one section of Visual Literacy in the School of Communication. He works as a photo editor, photographer, photo agent, and photo researcher. Working as a photo consultant he is … More

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  188. Joanne Levine

    Joanne Levine, Adjunct Instructor

  189. Christopher Lewis

    Christopher Lewis, Adjunct Instructor

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    Lingling Li, Research Scholar in Residence

  191. Louise Lief

    Louise Lief, Scholar in Residence

  192. David Lightman

    David Lightman, Adjunct Associate Professor

  193. Tracey Longo

    Tracey Longo, Adjunct Instructor

  194. Amanda Lucidon

    Amanda Lucidon, Adjunct Instructor

    Amanda Lucidon is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  195. Lawrence Lynn

    Lawrence Lynn, Adjunct Instructor

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    Edwin Mah, Adjunct Instructor

  197. Edwin Mah

    Edwin Mah, Adjunct Instructor

    Edwin Mah is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He is an MFA candidate in film and electronic media with interests in documentary filmmaking, multimedia, and photography who teaches courses on web design and dynamic websites.

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  198. Jonathan Malis

    Jonathan Malis, Adjunct Instructor

    I am an artist, filmmaker, photographer, and professor. My artistic work spans a range of investigations primarily dealing with viewer's relationship with imagery, and how different modes of viewership alter the resulting impact and understanding o… More

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  199. Marisa Marchitelli

    Marisa Marchitelli, Lecturer

  200. Rona Marech

    Rona Marech, Adjunct Instructor

    Rona Marech is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She is a journalist and educator based in Washington, D.C. A freelance arts and culture writer, she was previously a reporter at the Baltimore Sun and the San Francisco Chronicle. At those newspapers… More

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    Ezra Markowitz, Visiting Scholar

  202. Donald Markus

    Donald Markus, Adjunct Instructor

    Don Markus is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He has been teaching in the SOC for the past seven years. A sportswriter for the Baltimore Sun since 1985, Markus has taught Sports Journalism since 2005, first in a team situation with Dr. Joseph Cam… More

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  203. Kelsey Marsh

    Kelsey Marsh, Adjunct Instructor

  204. Katye Martens

    Katye Martens, Adjunct Instructor

    Katye Martens is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  205. Adam Martin

    Adam Martin, Adjunct Instructor

    Adam Martin is an adjunct professor with the weekend MA program in Interactive Journalism. He currently serves as the Manager of Technology Services in the Office of Digital & Design Innovation with the Broadcasting Board of Governors focused on deve… More

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  206. Vandana Mathur

    Vandana Mathur, Sr Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Vandana Mathur is an adjunct professor of Journalism. An alumni of American University's School of Communications, she has  been a journalist in the Washington, D.C., area for more than 20 years. She started out her career in journalism as an editor … More

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  207. Doe Mayer

    Doe Mayer, Adjunct Associate Professor

  208. Stacy Mayuga

    Stacy Mayuga, Adjunct Instructor

    Stacy Mayuga is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. She joined American University School of Communication’s adjunct faculty in the spring of 2006 as a lecturer for COMM 310 --- Public Speaking. Mayuga, a seasoned 18-year communication prac… More

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    Elizabeth McClancy, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  210. Kathleen McCleary

    Kathleen McCleary, Adjunct Instructor

    Kathleen McCleary is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  211. Mame McCully

    Mame McCully, Adjunct Instructor

  212. Charles McCutcheon

    Charles McCutcheon, Adjunct Instructor

    Chuck McCutcheon is a Washington, D.C. writer and editor. He is co-author of the 2012 and 2014 editions of the "Almanac of American Politics" reference book and the author of books on climate change and nuclear waste. He has done editing work for Nat… More

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  213. Jay McDonald

    Jay McDonald, Adjunct Instructor

  214. Mark McDonald

    Mark McDonald, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Mark is the Broadcast Journalist in Residence in the School of Communication, where for seven years he has taught reporting, management and multi-media skills to undergraduates and graduate students. Mark is also the Program Director at WAMU 88.5 whi… More

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  215. Pilar McKay

    Pilar McKay, Adjunct Assistant Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Pilar McKay, Ph.D. is a full-time professor of Public Communication. Trained as a social research methodologist, she worked in advertising and public opinion polling prior to teaching at SOC at American University. She has worked in communication res… More

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    (202) 885-6681

  216. Kerry McNamara

    Kerry McNamara, Scholar in Residence

  217. Matthew McNevin

    Matthew McNevin, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Matthew McNevin is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  218. Saverio Meddis

    Saverio Meddis, Adjunct Instructor

    Sam Meddis has taught courses on digital skills and documentary video production in the School of Communication. He is also an adjunct professor at George Mason University, where he teaches history of world cinema in the College of Visual and Perform… More

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    Tahmina Mehdi, Adjunct Instructor

  220. Loretta Meier

    Loretta Meier, Adjunct Instructor

    Lorrie Lynch Meier is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She is a news and pop culture writer who recently wrapped up 20-plus years with USA TODAY and USA WEEKEND magazine. A veteran reporter of Hollywood award shows, White House state dinners, roya… More

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  221. Ted Mellnik

    Ted Mellnik, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

    704-301-3977

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  222. Carol Memmott

    Carol Memmott, Adjunct Instructor

    Carol Memmott spent more than two decades as a reporter and editor for USA Today. She moved from covering national news to writing about popular culture, books and television. She has interviewed dozens of best-selling writers including J.K. Rowling,… More

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  223. Ashley Messenger

    Ashley Messenger, Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Ashley Messenger is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She teaches Legal Aspects of Communication. She is currently in-house counsel for NPR, specializing in issues that affect news gathering and dissemination. She has previously served as Editorial… More

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  224. Michael Mills

    Michael Mills, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  225. Robert Mitchell

    Robert Mitchell, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

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  226. Lymari Morales

    Lymari Morales, Sr Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Lymari Morales is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She is currently the editorial director for Atlantic Media's in-house creative agency, Atlantic Media Strategies. She was previously editorial director and managing editor at Gallup, where she ove… More

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  227. Susan Morrison

    Susan Morrison, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    WSWCP

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  228. Frank Morrison

    Frank Morrison, Adjunct Instructor

    Frank Morrison is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  229. Blake Morrison

    Blake Morrison, Adjunct Instructor

    Blake Morrison is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  230. Eleanor Morrison

    Eleanor Morrison, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Eleanor Morrison is an adjunct professor of Public Communication.

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  231. Frank Morrison

    Frank Morrison, Adjunct Instructor

    Frank Morrison is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  232. Erica Neufeld

    Erica Neufeld, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    With more than 16 years in health communications, Erica Neufeld is Vice President of Communications at CureSearch for Children’s Cancer where she is responsible for strategic, multi-faceted communications programs including constituent communications… More

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  233. Thomas Neufeld

    Thomas Neufeld, Adjunct Instructor

  234. Alexandra Newman

    Alexandra Newman, Adjunct Instructor

    Alex Newman is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She is the Creative Lead at Home Front Communications in Washington, DC, and specializes in user interface design and data visualization. She studied print journalism at the University of Nevada, Ren… More

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  235. Susan Norton

    Susan Norton, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

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  236. Andrew Noyes

    Andrew Noyes, Adjunct Instructor

  237. Jeffrey Nussbaum

    Jeffrey Nussbaum, Adjunct Instructor

    Jeff Nussbaum is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. Nussbaum is a partner in the speechwriting and strategy firm West Wing Writers. He has previously served as a speechwriter for Vice President Joe Biden, Vice President Al Gore, and Senate… More

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  238. Rosemari Ochoa

    Rosemari Ochoa, Adjunct Instructor

  239. Lauren Orsini

    Lauren Orsini, Adjunct Instructor

    Lauren Orsini is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She completed graduate study at American University (Journalism and Public Policy).  She is the former marketing director at Anime USA, an editor at Japanator, and is currently a full-time reporter… More

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  240. Elizabeth Osborn

    Elizabeth Osborn, Adjunct Instructor

    Elizabeth is a vice president at Hager Sharp, a health communications and social marketing agency, where she leads public health awareness and behavior change campaigns. Her clients have included the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Offi… More

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  241. Ronne Ostby-Malling

    Ronne Ostby-Malling, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Ronne Ostby-Malling is an adjunct professor of Public Communication.

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  242. Paul Overberg

    Paul Overberg, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

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  243. Esin Ozdag

    Esin Ozdag, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Esin Ozdag is an adjunct professor of Digital Imaging. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, cum laude, with a minor in Psychology from Virginia Tech in 2006.Ozdag graduated summa cum laude from American University's Master of Arts p… More

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  244. Dara Padwo-Audick

    Dara Padwo-Audick, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Dara Padwo-Audick is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. Since earning, her BA from the University of Maryland and her MA from American University, Dara has had over thirty years of experience. As a veteran filmmaker, Dara has worked on prog… More

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  245. Howard Parnell

    Howard Parnell, Adjunct Instructor

    Howard Parnell is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  246. John Patrick

    John Patrick, Lecturer

    Mary Graydon - 330N

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  247. Annemarie Pender

    Annemarie Pender, Adjunct Instructor

    Annemarie Pender is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. She provides communications and public relations support to international automobile companies in Washington DC. Pender has more than 14 years of public policy, automotive marketing an… More

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  248. Andrew Pergam

    Andrew Pergam, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - J-Lab

    Andrew Pergam is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is an award-winning journalist and is now editorial director at J-Lab. A former television reporter and digital newsroom leader, has taken a keen interest in local online news and the future of … More

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    (202) 885-8100

  249. Tony Perriello

    Tony Perriello, Adjunct Instructor

    Tony Perriello is an adjunct professor of communication. He is also a lawyer and a journalist. Since 2006, he has been an editor at Bloomberg BNA, a news organization that covers the law, business, economics, the environment, health care, taxation, l… More

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  250. Grant Perry

    Grant Perry, Professorial Lecturer

  251. Kristian Perry

    Kristian Perry, Adjunct Instructor

    Kristian Perry is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He's a writer, video editor and motion graphics artist specializing in educational and documentary media. He's had the great pleasure of creating media for the Smithsonian Institution, … More

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  252. Tatiana Petrone

    Tatiana Petrone, Adjunct Instructor

    Tatiana Petrone is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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    Laurie Phillips, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Laurie Ann Phillips is a public relations and corporate communication consultant with more than 20 years of experience driving communications activities for the private and public sector. She has led branding, thought leadership, policy communication… More

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  254. Steve Piacente

    Steve Piacente, Adjunct Associate Professor

    Steve Piacente is an adjunct professor of Journalism and serves as creative director at The Communication Center, a Washington, D.C. firm that specializes in media and presentation training. Previously, he served as deputy communications director at … More

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  255. Angela Pinaglia

    Angela Pinaglia, Adjunct Instructor

    Angela Pinaglia is a photographer, filmmaker, and co-founder of Constant Movement Cinema, a video production company committed to crafting engaging, high-quality visual products. In addition to teaching at American University, Angela is also the Asso… More

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  256. Kendra Plank

    Kendra Plank, Adjunct Instructor

    Kendra Plank is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  257. Laura Pohl

    Laura Pohl, Adjunct Instructor

    Laura Pohl is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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    Charlene Polite, Adjunct Instructor

  259. Jean-Paul Polo

    Jean-Paul Polo, Adjunct Instructor

    Jean-Paul has 10 years of filmmaking and producing experience. Throughout his career he has produced for network television, international theatrical distribution and social media/new media web-based platforms. As Sub-director of the Puerto Rico Film… More

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  260. Elaine Povich

    Elaine Povich, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  261. Bianca Prade

    Bianca Prade, Adjunct Instructor

    Bianca Prade is a Senior Vice President in SKDKnickerbocker’s public affairs and strategic communications practice. Bianca’s work has led to several awards, including PR Newswire's 2013 Earnies Awards and PR News' Social Media Icon Awards for 2013. H… More

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  262. Pamela Prah

    Pamela Prah, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Pamela M. Prah is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She is a veteran Washington, D.C., reporter with more than 20 years reporting experience, including stints at Kiplinger, McGraw-Hill, Congressional Quarterly and The Bureau of National Affairs. Sh… More

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  263. Felicia Pride

    Felicia Pride, Adjunct Instructor

  264. Ann Ramsey

    Ann Ramsey, Adjunct Instructor

  265. Julie Rasicot

    Julie Rasicot, Adjunct Instructor

  266. Nicholas Ray

    Nicholas Ray, Adjunct Instructor

    Nick Ray is an adjunct professor for SOC's Digital Media Skills graduate certificate, specializing in dynamic content and developing for mobile platforms. He believes mastering emerging media communication tools is key to educating students who are d… More

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  267. Rania Razek

    Rania Razek, Adjunct Instructor

    Rania Razek is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  268. Richard Reeve

    Richard Reeve, Adjunct Instructor

    Richard Reeve is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  269. Ding Ren

    Ding Ren, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Ding Ren is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  270. Quinn Richardson

    Quinn Richardson, Adjunct Instructor

    Quinn Richardson is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He graduated with a BFA in illustration at University of theArts (formerly Philadelphia College of Art & Design). He then landed afreelance position with Discovery Networks as an in-hou… More

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    Todd Richman, Adjunct Instructor

  272. Robert Roberts

    Robert Roberts, Adjunct Instructor

    Rob Roberts is the Director of Digital Strategy for the U.S. Department of Energy. Prior to joining Energy, Rob worked in a number of digital roles throughout government, academia and journalism, including positions in the White House Office of Digit… More

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  273. Tanya Roche

    Tanya Roche, Adjunct Instructor

    Tanya Spann Roche is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. After working in post-production at Nickelodeon Studios Florida and running the US Department of Justice Multimedia Section, she is now co-owner of Think Speak Act, LLC, a “green” vide… More

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  274. Lois Romano

    Lois Romano, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Lois Romano is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She has been a reporter for the Washington Post for twenty-five years during which time she has covered seven presidential races, was a daily columnist, and served as regional correspondent based in … More

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  275. Joy Ross

    Joy Ross, Adjunct Instructor

  276. Bennett Roth

    Bennett Roth, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  277. Genevieve Rozansky

    Genevieve Rozansky, Adjunct Instructor

  278. Kendra Rubinfeld

    Kendra Rubinfeld, Adjunct Instructor

    Kendra Rubinfeld is the Co-Principal and Founder of KRPR, a boutique PR and Marketing firm serving clients such as James Renwick Alliance, DC Shorts Film Festival, DC Public Library, 11th Street Bridge, Dupont Underground and more. She is very excite… More

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  279. Susan Sala

    Susan Sala, Adjunct Instructor

  280. Maureen Santini

    Maureen Santini, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Maureen Santini is an adjunct professor of Public Communication.

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    Tatevik Sargsyan, Adjunct Instructor

  282. Saule Satayeva

    Saule Satayeva, Scholar in Residence

    Dr. Saule Satayeva is SOC's visiting Fulbright scholar. Her Fulbright Fellowship is based on archival research related to American travelers who illuminated Kazakh Nomadic culture through their visual and written documents for Recovering and preserva… More

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  283. Jennifer Sauer

    Jennifer Sauer, Adjunct Instructor

  284. Alison Schafer

    Alison Schafer, Adjunct Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Alison Schafer is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She is a strategic communications consultant, media trainer, and producer of visual content for broadcast and the Internet.  Her areas of expertise are international communications and education, … More

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    (202) 885-2066

  285. Michael Schaffer

    Michael Schaffer, Adjunct Instructor

  286. 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 Entrepreneurship program for working professionals. She teaches MAME's Seminar in Media Entrepreneurship. She is also executive director of J-Lab: The Institut… More

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    (202) 885-8100

  287. Adele Schmidt

    Adele Schmidt, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Adele Schmidt is an adjunct professorial lecturer of the Film and Media Arts Division. She is a film & video producer, director and editor who has won numerous awards in both documentary and fiction films, including TIVA-DC's Peer Award, the U.S. Int… More

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  288. Eric Schnure

    Eric Schnure, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Eric Schnure is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. A former speechwriter for Vice President Al Gore, who has been called one of Washington’s “most sought-after political humor writers,” he is a freelance writer and communications consultan… More

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  289. Steven Schupak

    Steven Schupak, Professorial Lecturer

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    Muhammad Shaikh, Faculty Fellow

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    Lara Shane, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Lara Shane is an executive and strategist with 20 years of communication and management experience in both the public and private sector. She most recently served as Vice President for Research and Communications at the Partnership for Public Servic… More

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    Dongdong Shi, Faculty Fellow

  293. Jube Shiver

    Jube Shiver, Adjunct Instructor

    Jube Shiver, Jr. teaches Writing for Communication. Previously, he was a Los Angeles Times correspondent and covered the federal government and the landmark Microsoft Corp. antitrust trial. During his journalism career, Shiver also worked at USA Toda… More

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  294. Jonathan Sichel

    Jonathan Sichel, Professorial Lecturer

    As General Manager of Travel Channel Media, Jonathan Sichel oversees all aspects of the company and its integrated travel media businesses, including programming, marketing, operations, strategy, new business development, and finance.  Travel Channel… More

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  295. Alexandra Silverthorne

    Alexandra Silverthorne, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Alexandra Silverthorne is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. She uses the camera as a means to understand and explore spatial environments and encounters. As projects evolve, her photographs often move beyond the mat and the frame to become… More

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  296. Cecilia Simon

    Cecilia Simon, Adjunct Instructor

    Cecilia Simon is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She has worked for magazines and newspapers for more than 20 years. She is a contributor to The New York Times Education Life section, and a former contributor to The Washington Post Health section… More

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  297. Mark Sincevich

    Mark Sincevich, Adjunct Instructor

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    Sonali Singh, Research Scholar

  299. Kevin Smith

    Kevin Smith, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Kevin is a filmmaker, screenwriter, playwright and college professor. He is a two time semi-finalist for the Sundance Institute Screenwriting Fellowship. A short film he wrote, “A Very Fair Deal” premiered at the LA Shorts Festival in 2011. (It wa… More

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  300. Greg Smith

    Greg Smith, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    CAS - Performing Arts

    Greg Smith is a professor in AU’s School of Communication. He has also worked at Lucasfilm, NPR and CBS News, and owns a film and music production company Pros from Dover Productions.

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  301. Frank Smyth

    Frank Smyth, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Frank Smyth is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is a journalist who has specialized in armed conflicts, organized crime and human rights, reporting from nations including El Salvador, Guatemala, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan, Jordan and Iraq. Workin… More

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  302. James Snyder

    James Snyder, Adjunct Instructor

  303. Daniel Sonnett

    Daniel Sonnett, Adjunct Instructor

    Daniel Sonnett is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He is a web producer, filmmaker, writer, and owner of Sonnett Media Group, LLC, a media production company. Since 2000, he has produced web and videos projects for PBS, public television … More

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    Tom Squitieri, Adjunct Instructor

    After 34 years as an awarded-winning journalist, Tom Squitieri joined the wider world of communications and turned his talents into capturing client ideas and crafting them into prose that is smart, creative, unique, seductive and compelling, to say … More

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    Sanjay Srivastava, Scholar in Residence

  306. William Stebbins

    William Stebbins, Adjunct Instructor

    William Stebbins is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  307. James Steele

    James Steele, Scholar in Residence

  308. Noah Stern

    Noah Stern, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Noah Stern is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  309. Junbin Su

    Junbin Su, Faculty Fellow

    Adjunct Faculty, School of Communication, American University Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, Xiamen University, China Junbin Su holds PhD degree on Science and Technology Studies. He has more than ten years of employment… More

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  310. Birgitta Sunderland

    Birgitta Sunderland, Adjunct Instructor

  311. Matthew Swibel

    Matthew Swibel, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  312. Arthur Swift

    Arthur Swift, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  313. Arthur Swift

    Arthur Swift, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

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    Arthur Swift, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  315. Dave Taschler

    Dave Taschler, Adjunct Instructor

    Dave Taschler is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. After graduating from the Ringling School of Art and Design in 1987, he started working for CBN and the Family Channel in Virginia Beach in his first broadcast design position. He started … More

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  316. Yoichiro Tateiwa

    Yoichiro Tateiwa, Research Scholar

  317. Judith Tenney

    Judith Tenney, Adjunct Associate Professor

    Judith Tenney is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. She brings to AU classrooms varied experiences from both her career in the Federal service and her nearly 40 years of teaching in area universities.  She completed her government service … More

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  318. Jes Therkelsen

    Jes Therkelsen, Adjunct Instructor

    Jes Therkelsen approaches media making as a means to explore and pay closer attention to the world around him. The powerful immediacy and influence of visual media, its artistic potential, and the capacity to elicit emotion often drive his projects. … More

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  319. Jaia Thomas

    Jaia Thomas, Adjunct Instructor

  320. Matthew Thompson

    Matthew Thompson, Adjunct Instructor

  321. Desson Thomson

    Desson Thomson, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  322. Jacqueline Titus

    Jacqueline Titus, Adjunct Instructor

    Jacqueline Titus is an adjunct professor of Public Communication.

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  323. Tara Tobler

    Tara Tobler, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Tara Kocourek is the Manager of Photographic Services at American University School of Communications. A photographer based in Washington DC, she grew up as an expat in Japan, Australia and Thailand, and moved to Washington DC in 1998 to pursue an un… More

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    (202) 885-2094

  324. Robert Tomasko

    Robert Tomasko, Director, Social Enterprise Program

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Robert Tomasko directs the Social Enterprise Program and holds a faculty appointment at American University, where he teaches graduate courses in corporate social responsibility, effective activism, leadership, NGO management and social entrepreneurs… More

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    (202) 885-1618

  325. Kathleen Tremmel

    Kathleen Tremmel, Adjunct Instructor

    Kathy Tremmel began her educational journey later in life, getting her AA at Iowa Western Community College in 2003. She was the Public Relations Officer of Phi Theta Kappa and also on the USA Today All-American Academic team. She got a BS in Journa… More

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  326. Judith Tripler

    Judith Tripler, Adjunct Instructor

  327. Judith Tripler

    Judith Tripler, Adjunct Instructor

  328. Michael Turner

    Michael Turner, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Michael Turner, JD is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is currently Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs at Discovery Communication, LLC, which he joined in 2005. He negotiates and drafts television and talent agreements for Discovery’s d… More

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  329. Maura Ugarte

    Maura Ugarte, Adjunct Instructor

    University Library

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    (202) 885-3472

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    Marjorie Valbrun, Adjunct Instructor

  331. James Van Nostrand

    James Van Nostrand, Lecturer

  332. Donna Walker

    Donna Walker, Adjunct Instructor

  333. Danna Walker

    Danna Walker, Adjunct Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

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    (202) 885-2668

  334. Barbara Wall

    Barbara Wall, Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Barbara Wall is Vice President/Senior Associate General Counsel of Gannett Co., Inc., which is located in McLean, Virginia, outside Washington, DC. Wall advises Gannett's newspapers and broadcast stations on a variety of issues, including libel and p… More

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  335. Jinwei Wang

    Jinwei Wang, Adjunct Instructor

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    Xiao Wang, Faculty Fellow

    Xiao Wang is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts.

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  337. Scott Ward

    Scott Ward, Adjunct Instructor

    Scott Ward is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in all aspects of communications, including advocacy communications; new media; social marketing; communications training; risk and crisi… More

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  338. Robin Warner

    Robin Warner, Adjunct Instructor

  339. Terri Weifenbach

    Terri Weifenbach, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Terri Weifenbach is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. She is a fine art photographer and teacher on the faculty of the Corcoran College of Art + Design and American University—both in Washington, D.C. She has conducted workshops at art cen… More

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  340. John Weiskopf

    John Weiskopf, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    John Weiskopf received an MFA in Film Production from UCLA where he was later on UCLA’s extension faculty. He produced a documentary on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome that aired on National PBS, and a second documentary “Ready Or Not, Here I Come.” It was th… More

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  341. W. Douglas Wendt

    W. Douglas Wendt, Adjunct Instructor

    W. Douglas Wendt is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He teaches Public Communication Management for students in the graduate program. Wendt is the founder and president of Wendt Partners, a strategic brand and communications consultancy … More

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    Jason Werden, Adjunct Instructor

  343. Gilles Wheeler

    Gilles Wheeler, Screenwriter in Residence

    Gilles Wheeler is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. Before selling his first screenplay, he worked for several studio heads and key producers, which gave him a rare insider’s view of the entertainment industry from the executive side. Comb… More

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  344. Frederic Whiting

    Frederic Whiting, Adjunct Instructor

    Fred Whiting, APR, is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He is an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C., where he is teaching a graduate-level course in Public Relations Writing. He has also taught at American U… More

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  345. John Whyte

    John Whyte, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    John J. Whyte, MD, MPH is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He is currently the Chief Medical Expert and Vice President, Health and Medical Education at Discovery Channel, part of the media conglomerate Discovery Communications. In this r… More

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  346. Kimberley Williams

    Kimberley Williams, Adjunct Instructor

    Kimberley Williams is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. An independent Producer, she considers herself to be a “multi-media” artist as she also works with music, photography, graphics and writing.  Prior to receiving her MFA in Film and Me… More

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  347. Jules Witcover

    Jules Witcover, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Jules Witcover is a nationally syndicated columnist for (Chicago) Tribune Media Services. For 24 years, he was an editorial-page columnist for The Baltimore Sun and, before that, a columnist for The Washington Star and a political reporter for The Wa… More

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  348. Debra Witt

    Debra Witt, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Debra Witt is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. She teaches Visual Strategies in Public Relations and is a seasoned and passionate design, branding, and communications professional. She is the owner of Witt’s End, a boutique firm serving … More

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  349. Gregory Wolf

    Gregory Wolf, Adjunct Instructor

  350. Andrew Wolvin

    Andrew Wolvin, Adjunct Professor

    Andrew Wolvin, Ph.D., is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He teaches Public Speaking. A professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Maryland, he is a leading expert in listening behavior.  He has authored/co-authore… More

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  351. David Wright

    David Wright, Adjunct Instructor

    David Wright is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He is the Lead Interactive Designer at NPR where he designs and builds award-winning digital news platforms. Over the past decade, Wright’s work for news agencies has been recognized by org… More

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  352. Mark Wysocki

    Mark Wysocki, Adjunct Instructor

  353. Maria Yannopoulis

    Maria Yannopoulis, Professorial Lecturer

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    Melissa Yeager, Adjunct Instructor

  355. Corinna Zarek

    Corinna Zarek, Adjunct Associate Professor

    Corinna Zarek is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She teaches Communication Law for AU. She is an attorney specializing in First Amendment and freedom of information law and joined the adjunct faculty in 2007. By day, Corinna is the Senior Advisor… More

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    Jing Zeng, Faculty Fellow

  357. Chryssa Zizos

    Chryssa Zizos, Adjunct Instructor

    Chryssa Zizos is an adjunct professor of Public Communication.

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  358. Brett Zongker

    Brett Zongker, Adjunct Instructor

    Brett Zongker is an adjunct professor at AU and a staff writer for The Associated Press. He covers the arts, culture, entertainment and nonprofits based in Washington. Zongker has written features and investigative stories about the Smithsonian and a… More

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    Cameron Zotter, Adjunct Instructor

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    Andrea Zuckerman, Adjunct Instructor