Faculty Spotlight: TEDx American University

Palmer discusses the challenges of staying honest in an industry where ratings are king.

Faculty 

Christopher Palmer Distinguished Film Producer in Residence SOC - School of Communication

Chris Palmer is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is also a speaker, author, and environmental and wildlife film producer. He has swum with dolphins and whales, come face-to-face with s

  palmer@american.edu

  (202) 885-3408

Larry Engel Associate Professor SOC - School of Communication

With nearly 40 years of teaching and filmmaking, and 250 projects, his documentaries appear on PBS, the Discovery Channels, and National Geographic, among many other outlets. Awards include a Daytime

  larry.engel@american.edu

  (202) 885-2688

Maggie Burnette Stogner Professor SOC - School of Communication

Maggie Burnette Stogner is a professor of Film and Media Arts and brings over 30 years of filmmaking experience to the classroom. During her nine years at National Geographic, she produced, directed a

  stogner@american.edu

  (202) 885-2160

Sarah Menke-Fish Assistant Professor SOC - School of Communication

Sarah Menke-Fish is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She is a master teacher in the School of Communication. She serves as associate director for the Center for Environmental Filmmaking,

  smenke@american.edu

  (202) 885-2098