School of Communication
Rick Rockwell is the interim Director of Journalism Programs and the School of Communication's Director of the International Media Program. Also, he is a professor of journalism. He teaches broadcast journalism, communication and multimedia courses. He is the co-author of the book Media Power in Central America, which won an American Library Association Choice magazine award in 2004, as one of the best academic books of the year. Rockwell’s expertise in Latin America stems from his journalistic work in Central America and Mexico. In addition to his book, he has authored or co-authored 21 book chapters, government reports and peer-reviewed journal articles on Latin America, including a chapter in the book Global Journalism: Topical Issues and Media Systems (2008). He is also the executive producer and host of "Latin Pulse" a weekly podcast distributed by Link TV, iTunes & SoundCloud.
BSJ Broadcast Journalism (minor in Political Science), Northwestern University; MA International Journalism, University of Southern California
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