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SOC Journalism Adjunct-Faculty

  1. Christopher Adams, Adjunct Instructor

    Christopher Adams is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is an investigative editor and reporter in the McClatchy Washington Bureau, working on national investigations for all of the company’s papers. He has previously worked for the Wall Street J… More

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  2. 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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  3. Richard Benedetto, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Richard Benedetto is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is a retired White House correspondent and columnist for USA Today and political columnist for Gannett News Service. He began teaching at AU in 2006. He reported on local, state and national… More

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  4. Michael Bluhm, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  5. Windsor Edwards, Adjunct Instructor

    Windsor Johnston-Edwards is an adjunct professor of Journalism.

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  6. Ronald Elving, Adjunct Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

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  7. 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’s FishbowlDC website and, most recently, at Politico. He is now a documentary filmmaker, h… More

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Ted Mellnik, Adjunct Instructor

  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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