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Confessions of a Wildlife Filmmaker: The Challenges of Staying Honest in an Industry Where Ratings Are King, Chris Palmer, February 2015

The New Celebrity Scientists: Out of the Lab and into the Limelight, Rowman & Littlefield, Declan Fahy, February 2015

1995: The Year the Future Began, University of California Press, W. Joseph Campbell, January 2015

935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America's Moral Integrity, PublicAffairs, Chuck Lewis, June 2014

The Four Words for Home, Willow Press, Angie Chuang, Assistant Professor, March 2014

How McGruff and the Crying Indian Changed America: A History of Iconic Ad Council Campaigns Smithsonian Books, Wendy Melillo, Assistant Professor

The Global War for Internet Governance (New Haven: Yale University Press), Laura DeNardis, Associate Professor, September 2013


"The Chemist as Anti-Hero: Walter White and Sherlock Holmes as Case Studies", published as Chapter 15 in Hollywood Chemistry, When Science Met Entertainment, Declan Fahy

"LBJ’s 1964 attack ad ‘Daisy’ leaves a legacy for modern campaigns," The Washington Post, Drew Babb

"Rooting Out Bad Science," Columbia Journalism Review, Declan Fahy, Assistant Professor

"New Media and Social Unrest," American Behavioral Scientist Vol. 57 no. 7 (special issue), guest edited by Deen Freelon, Assistant Professor

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Upcoming Publications


The International Wildlife Film Festival presents SOC's Chris Palmer with the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award, in honor of his tremendous contribution to media and wildlife.

SOC's Pallavi Kumar named 2015 recipient of the Outstanding Service to the American University Community award.

Professor Maggie Stogner has been named a Distinguished Juror for the CINE Golden Eagle awards.

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Blog Roll

Startup AU
Amy Eisman

Media Myth Alert
W. Joseph Campbell

The CPD Blog
R.S. Zaharna (contributor)

Deen Freelon

Wild Life
Chris Palmer