School of Communication
Additional Positions at AUProgram Director, Interactive Journalism M.A.
- Margot Susca (Ph.D., Florida State University) is a full time professorial lecturer in SOC's journalism division who also heads the weekend M.A. program in interactive journalism. She teaches courses in digital journalism, code, writing, reporting, children's media culture, and media ethics. Her academic work focuses on the U.S. military's use of violent video games for recruitment, media law and policy, and corporate media ownership. Margot has presented work in these areas at conferences in the United States, Canada, and Europe. She also has published articles on these subjects in First Amendment Studies and Global Media Journal with an article due out this year in the ICA journal Communication, Culture & Critique. Margot is a 2002 graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism where she studied the fundamentals of urban reporting, feature writing and breaking news in the months after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Margot has worked as a reporter in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Florida, where the Society of Professional Journalists recognized her work on high school graduation rates and the GED.
DegreesPh.D. (Mass Communication), Florida State University M.S. (Journalism), Columbia University B.A. (Journalism and Political Science), UMass Amherst
Favorite Spot on Campus:American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
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