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Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Brown

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Assistant Professor

Carolyn Brown is an Assistant Professor at American University in the School of Communication's Journalism department. Professor’s Brown's area of expertise is Latino immigrant communities, the border, Latino representation in the media and the anti-... [More]

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202-885-2072
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Angie Chuang

Angie Chuang

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Associate Professor

Angie Chuang is a full-time professor of Journalism. Her research and teaching focuses on race and identity issues in the news media. She joined the SOC faculty in 2007 after a thirteen-year career in newspaper journalism, as a staff writer at The Or... [More]

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202-885-2151
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Amy Eisman

Amy Eisman

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Adjunct Associate Professor

Amy Eisman is director of the MA in Media Entrepreneurship, launched in 2012, and of the weekend MA in Interactive Journalism. She previously was SOC's Director of Writing Programs. Eisman was with Gannett for 17 years, first as a cover story editor ... [More]

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202-885-2106
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Declan Fahy

Declan Fahy

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Assistant Professor

Declan Fahy has been a full-time faculty member in SOC’s journalism division since 2010. His research examines scientists as celebrities and public intellectuals, and new methods and models of science journalism. He is the author of The New Celebrit... [More]

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202-885-6486
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Jane Hall

Jane Hall

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Associate Professor

Jane Hall is a full-time professor of Journalism. She specializes in media and politics, particularly issues of special interest to young people. A former weekly commentator on Fox News Watch, she regularly appears on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” media p... [More]

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202-885-2024
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Larry Kirkman

Larry Kirkman

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Professor

Larry Kirkman is a professor of Film and Media Arts, teaching social documentary and film history for graduate MA and MFA filmmakers. He is also serving as lead faculty for experiential learning and teaches the senior professional internship course.... [More]

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202-885-6931
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Gilbert Klein

Gilbert Klein

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Assistant Professor

Co-director journalism program, Washington Semester ProgramFor 22 years, I was a national correspondent for the Media General News Service, writing for 23 Southern newspapers. I covered the White House, Congress, the Supreme Court and presidential ca... [More]

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202-895-4975
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Iris Krasnow

Iris Krasnow

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Assistant Professor

Iris Krasnow is a full-time professor of Journalism. She was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois. She became the fashion writer for the Dallas Times Herald, then moved to United Press International in Washington, D.C. for the position of national f... [More]

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202-895-4914
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Christine Lawrence

Christine Lawrence

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Assistant Professor

Christine C. Lawrence is a full-time professor of Journalism. She brings her experience covering politics and government to the SOC journalism division having worked for 10 years as a senior editor and reporter for Congressional Quarterly. She has co... [More]

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202-885-2062
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Charles Lewis

Charles Lewis

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Professor

Charles Lewis is a national investigative journalist; a former ABC News and 60 Minutes producer, best-selling author and founder of several nonprofit organizations, including the Investigative Reporting Workshop and before that the Center for Public ... [More]

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202-885-1997
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Lynne Perri

Lynne Perri

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Journalist in Residence

Lynne Perri is a full-time professor of Journalism and managing editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop, a professional news organization focusing on corporate and government accountability. She is teaching The Fundamentals of News Design and ... [More]

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202-885-6380
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Jan Schaffer

Jan Schaffer

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Entrepreneur in Residence

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
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Christopher Simpson

Christopher Simpson

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Professor

Chris Simpson is a full-time professor of Journalism. He is a respected scholar and author known internationally for his expertise in propaganda, democracy and media theory and practice. He has won national awards for investigative reporting, histori... [More]

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202-885-2037
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Rodger Streitmatter

Rodger Streitmatter

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Professor

Rodger Streitmatter is a full-time professor of Journalism. A cultural historian, he is a leader in exploring how the media have helped to shape the way Americans think and act. The most recent of his eight books is Outlaw Marriages ~ The Hidden Hist... [More]

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202-885-2057
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John Sullivan

John Sullivan

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Journalist in Residence

John Sullivan is a full-time professor of Journalism. He is the Investigative Reporter-in-Residence at American University's School of Communication, an investigative reporter at The Washington Post and a Senior Editor at The Investigative Reporting ... [More]

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John Watson

John Watson

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Associate Professor

John C. Watson is a full-time professor of Journalism. He brings a combination of professional experience and scholarly credentials to the classroom. A journalist for 21 years, he has a law degree and a Ph.D. His research on media law and journalism ... [More]

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202-885-2083
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