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Our world-class faculty members have earned prestigious awards - Pulitzers and Oscars and Emmys. Their cutting-edge research activities and their professional engagements play key roles in national and global policy development. Their excellence in the classroom and deep commitment to personalized mentorship have helped launch thousands of rewarding careers.

We are actively taking part in shaping our world in positive ways. Our Center for Environmental Filmmaking, Center for Social Media, J-Lab and Investigative Reporting Workshop are engaged in profoundly impactful and meaningful work as our faculty, staff and students strive to expand the constructive power of communication and media.

Visiting Scholars/Visiting Fellows Program: The School of Communication accepts a limited number of visiting scholars/fellows each academic year. Additional information and application form available here.

NEW: 1995 Blog

W. Joseph Campbell, professor of communication

Professor Joseph W. Campbell will call attention to and revisit the important moments of an exceptional year in his new blog. It will also promote his forthcoming book, 1995: The Year the Future Began, to be published by the University of California Press.

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New Book

Professor Angie Chuang's book, The Four Words for Home, details the immigrant experience—including her own family’s.

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Gaza in the First Person

School of Communication Associate Professor Rhonda Zaharna's new book looks at the cultural

Professor Rhonda Zaharna posts on her family in Gaza for the USC Center for Public Diplomacy blog.

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