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Terence Bryant Senior Professorial Lecturer SOC - School of Communication

Terry Bryant is a Professorial Lecturer in the AU School of Communication. He spent 14 years teaching broadcasting and media writing classes at the University of Kansas. At KU, he was the general mana

  bryant@american.edu

  (202) 885-6932

Amy Eisman Assistant Professor SOC - School of Communication

Amy Eisman is the incoming director of the Journalism Division. She has overseen media entrepreneurship and special programs at SOC as well as teaches journalism, digital content and entrepreneurship.

  aeisman@american.edu

  (202) 885-2106

Jane Hall Associate Professor SOC - School of Communication

Jane Hall is a professor in journalism and media studies in the School of Communication. She specializes in media and politics, particularly issues of special interest to young people, the depicti

  jhall@american.edu

  (202) 885-2024

Iris Krasnow Assistant Professor School of Prof & Extd Studies

Iris Krasnow is a full-time professor of Journalism. She was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois. She became the fashion writer for the Dallas Times Herald, then moved to United Press International

  iris@american.edu

  (202) 895-4914

Christine Lawrence Assistant Professor SOC - School of Communication

Christine C. Lawrence is a full-time professor of Journalism. She brings her experience covering politics and government to the SOC journalism division having worked for 10 years as a senior editor an

  claw@american.edu

  (202) 885-2062

Charles Lewis Professor SOC - School of Communication

Charles Lewis is a national investigative journalist, a former ABC News and CBS News 60 Minutes producer, a best-selling author or co-author of six books and the founder of two Pulitzer Prize-winning

  charlesl@american.edu

  (202) 885-1997

Jill Olmsted Associate Professor SOC - School of Communication

Jill Olmsted is a full-time professor of Journalism and the former Journalism Division Director. She worked as an on-air television and radio news anchor, reporter, and editorialist as well as a produ

  jolmste@american.edu

  (202) 885-2010

Jeremiah Patterson Instructor SOC - School of Communication

Jeremiah teaches a variety of multimedia and broadcast courses in American University’s School of Communication. He is creating a course for Spring 2018 called Storytelling with Emerging Media, desig

  jnpatter@american.edu

Lynne Perri Journalist in Residence SOC - School of Communication

Lynne Perri is a journalism professor and managing editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop, a nonprofit news organization based at the School of Communication at American University. She teac

  lynne.perri@american.edu

  (202) 885-6380

Christopher Simpson Professor SOC - School of Communication

Chris Simpson is a professor of Journalism known internationally for his expertise in propaganda, democracy, and media theory and practice. He has won national awards for investigative reporting, hist

  simpson@american.edu

  (202) 885-2037

Rodger Streitmatter Professor SOC - School of Communication

Rodger Streitmatter is a full-time professor of Journalism. A cultural historian, he is a leader in exploring how the media have helped to shape the way Americans think and act. The most recent of his

  rstreit@american.edu

  (202) 885-2057

John Sullivan Journalist in Residence SOC - School of Communication

John Sullivan is an Investigative Reporter-in-Residence at American University's School of Communication, an investigative reporter at The Washington Post and a Senior Editor at The Investigative Repo

  jsulliva@american.edu

  (202) 885-2075

Margot Susca Professorial Lecturer SOC - School of Communication

Margot Susca (Ph.D., Florida State University) is a professorial lecturer in SOC's journalism division who also heads the weekend M.A. program in Journalism and Digital Storytelling. She teaches cours

  susca@american.edu

  (202) 885-3345

John Watson Associate Professor SOC - School of Communication

John C. Watson is a full-time professor of Journalism. He brings a combination of professional experience and scholarly credentials to the classroom. A journalist for 21 years, he has a law degree and

  jwatson@american.edu

  (202) 885-2083

Sherri Williams Assistant Professor SOC - School of Communication

At the intersection of social media, social justice, reality television, mass media and how people of color use and are represented by these mediums is where you'll find Dr. Sherri Williams. Williams

  sherriw@american.edu