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Joseph Graf Assistant Professor Public Communications

Additional Positions at AU
Graduate Admissions Director, Master of Arts in Strategic Communication
BA Journalism, University of Wisconsin - Madison; MA Journalism and Mass Communication, The Ohio State University; Ph.D., George Mason University

Joseph Graf is a professorial lecturer in the public communication division. He is former research director for the Institute for Politics, Democracy and the Internet, which promoted Internet politics to improve civic engagement. He has published extensively in political communication and online politics and is focused on the intersection of civic involvement and new media technology. Graf has taught as a visiting professor at The George Washington University. He began his career as a newspaper reporter in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.
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Spring 2024

  • COMM-735 Communication Theory

  • COMM-744 Strategic Comm Capstone