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Arthur Swift Adjunct Senior Professorial Lecturer SOC Faculty

MA, American History, Columbia University
MA, Journalism, Columbia University

Arthur Swift is a Senior Adjunct Professorial Lecturer at American University who specializes in Political Communications. At AU, I have taught Political Communication, Public Speaking, Crisis Communications, Public Relations Writing, and Writing for Strategic Communication. I am a Chief Communications Officer in Mayor Muriel Bowser's administration in DC. Prior to DC Government, I was the Chief of Content and Public Relations at Gallup, and worked at two public relations firms in Washington DC, The Herald Group and Qorvis Communications. In addition, I have been a producer and reporter at ABC News and a local television reporter for the CBS affiliate in Boise, ID.
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Spring 2024

  • COMM-439 Political Communication

Summer 2024

  • COMM-439 Political Communication