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Diversity at SOC

  • A Conversation About Race
  • Spreading Oscar Glory
  • POLITICO Launches Journalism Institute

American University embraces diversity in its broadest sense, including diversity of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, nationality, disability, socioeconomic standing, and intellectual viewpoint. The School of Communication (SOC) is committed to creating an environment that welcomes and nurtures diversity within the SOC student body, faculty, curriculum and teaching, creative, scholarly and professional activity, and service. 

Dean Rutenbeck and SOC's Diversity Committee want to hear from you!
Please share your constructive ideas, personal experiences with, and/or observations about, diversity and inclusion as a member of SOC's community via email socdiversityATamerican.edu or an online form. Form submissions are anonymous unless you choose to identify yourself.

SOC Snap Shot

soc snapshot diversity

This is a demographic look at our student body.

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Diversity in the Classroom

SOC Maria Cardona

Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) Communications Director Maria Cardona spoke to Political Communication students in professor Dotty Lynch's class.

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SOC Brianna Williams

"I see NABJ as a way of bringing together a different type of community," said Williams, NABJ AU chapter founding member.

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Games for Good, Games for All

Lindsay Grace

American University hosts second annual Games Diversity Workshop

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