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Patricia Aufderheide

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Patricia Aufderheide is University Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication... [More]

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Dario Bernardini

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Randall Blair

Randall Blair

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

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Caty Borum Chattoo

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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
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Kyle Brannon

Kyle Brannon

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Kyle "Kylos" Brannon is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is a filmmaker, motion grap... [More]

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(202) 885-2162
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Carolyn Brown

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

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(202) 885-2072
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Terence Bryant

Terence Bryant

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Terry Bryant is a Professorial Lecturer in the AU School of Communication. He spent 14 years teachin... [More]

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(202) 885-6932
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W. Joseph Campbell

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

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(202) 885-2071
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Angie Chuang

Angie Chuang

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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
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Laura DeNardis

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

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(202) 885-2675
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David Donald

David Donald

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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
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Priya Doshi

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

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John Douglass

John Douglass

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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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Amy Eisman

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Director, Media Entrepreneurship & Interactive Journalism

Amy Eisman is director of the MA in Media Entrepreneurship, launched in 2012, facilitator for JoLT (... [More]

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(202) 885-2106
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Larry Engel

Larry Engel

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

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(202) 885-2688
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Declan Fahy

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Declan Fahy has been a full-time faculty member in SOC’s journalism division since 2010. His researc... [More]

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(202) 885-6486
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Kathy Fitzpatrick

Kathy Fitzpatrick

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

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Deen Freelon

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Deen Freelon is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. He has two major areas of expertise: 1... [More]

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(202) 885-6462
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William Gentile

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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
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Lindsay Grace

Lindsay Grace

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Lindsay Grace is a professor, game designer and researcher. He directs the AU Game Lab and Studio. H... [More]

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(202) 885-6933
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Joseph Graf

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Assistant Professor

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

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(202) 885-2147
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Jane Hall

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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
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Corinne Hoare

Corinne Hoare

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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
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Leena Jayaswal

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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
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Anya Karavanov

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Anna Karavanov is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. She is Principal of Communicating fo... [More]

Larry Kirkman

Larry Kirkman

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Larry Kirkman is an Executive Producer of the Investigative Reporting Workshop and a Professor of Fi... [More]

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Iris Krasnow

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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
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Pallavi Kumar

Pallavi Kumar

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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
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Christine Lawrence

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

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(202) 885-2062
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Charles Lewis

Charles Lewis

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

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(202) 885-1997
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Andrew Lih

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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
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Brigid Maher

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Brigid Maher is a tenured, associate professor of Film and Media Arts. She is Co-Director of the Ce... [More]

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(202) 885-2664
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Dina Martinez

Dina Martinez

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

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(202) 885-6464
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Pilar McKay

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Pilar McKay, Ph.D. is a full-time professor of Public Communication. Trained as a social research me... [More]

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(202) 885-6681
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Wendy Melillo Farrill

Wendy Melillo Farrill

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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
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Sarah Menke-Fish

Sarah Menke-Fish

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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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Kathryn Montgomery

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Kathryn Montgomery is a full-time professor and Director of the Communication Studies Division. She ... [More]

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(202) 885-2680
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Claudia Myers

Claudia Myers

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Claudia Myers is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She just completed her third feature,... [More]

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(202) 885-2152
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Jill Olmsted

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

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(202) 885-2010
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Molly O'Rourke

Molly O'Rourke

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Molly O’Rourke is an Executive in Residence in the School of Communication. She has more than 15 yea... [More]

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(202) 885-2968
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Janis Teruggi Page

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Janis Teruggi Page, Ph.D. joined AU in 2014 as a full-time professor of Public Communication. Her re... [More]

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Christopher Palmer

Christopher Palmer

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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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Christie Parell

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

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Lynne Perri

Lynne Perri

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Lynne Perri is a full-time professor of Journalism and managing editor of the Investigative Reportin... [More]

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Gemma Puglisi

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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
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Jeffrey Rutenbeck

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Dean, 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
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Jan Schaffer

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Part Time Staff

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
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Nina Shapiro-Perl

Nina Shapiro-Perl

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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
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Christopher Simpson

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

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(202) 885-2037
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Aram Sinnreich

Aram Sinnreich

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

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Richard Stack

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

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(202) 885-2856
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Leonard Steinhorn

Leonard Steinhorn

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

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(202) 885-2031
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Maggie Burnette Stogner

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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
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Benjamin Stokes

Benjamin Stokes

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

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Rodger Streitmatter

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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
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John Sullivan

John Sullivan

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

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(202) 885-2075
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Margot Susca

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Margot Susca (Ph.D., Florida State University) is a full time professorial lecturer in SOC's journal... [More]

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(202) 885-3345
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Scott Talan

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

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(202) 885-6461
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William Talley

William Talley

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B.J. Talley has nearly 15 years of experience in managing and teaching strategic communications for ... [More]

Filippo Trevisan

Filippo Trevisan

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Filippo Trevisan joined American University's School of Communication in August 2015. Following a pe... [More]

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John Watson

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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
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Paula Weissman

Paula Weissman

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Paula Weissman is a full-time professor of Public Communication. Weissman joins the faculty from Joh... [More]

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(202) 885-6930
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Russell Williams

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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
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Rhonda Zaharna

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Rhonda Zaharna specializes in public diplomacy, intercultural and international strategic communicat... [More]

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(202) 885-3995
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