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Communication Studies Full-Time Faculty

Patricia Aufderheide

Patricia Aufderheide

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University Professor

Patricia Aufderheide is University Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C., and founder of the Center for Media & Social Impact, where she continues as Senior Research Fellow. She i... [More]

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202-885-2069
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W. Joseph Campbell

W. Joseph Campbell

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Professor

W. Joseph Campbell is a tenured full professor in the School of Communication's Communication Studies program. He joined the AU faculty in 1997, after some 20 years as a professional journalist. Assignments in his award-winning journalism career took... [More]

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202-885-2071
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Laura DeNardis

Laura DeNardis

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Professor

Dr. Laura DeNardis is a globally recognized Internet governance scholar and a Professor and Associate Dean in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, DC. Her books include The Global War for Internet Governance (Yale Univers... [More]

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Deen Freelon

Deen Freelon

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Assistant Professor

Deen Freelon is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. He has two major areas of expertise: 1) political expression through digital media, and 2) the use of data science and computational methods to extract, preprocess, and analyze massive amo... [More]

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202-885-6462
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Kathryn Montgomery

Kathryn Montgomery

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Professor

Kathryn Montgomery is a full-time professor and Director of the Communication Studies Division. She is also founding Director of AU’s 3-year PhD program in Communication. Dr. Montgomery has written and published extensively about the role of media i... [More]

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202-885-2680
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