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Terence Bryant Sr Professorial Lecturer SOC - School of Communication

Terry Bryant is the associate division director for journalism and a senior professorial lecturer in the AU School of Communication. He returned to American University full-time in the 2017 fall semes

  bryant@american.edu

  (202) 885-2062

Amy Eisman Assistant Professor SOC - School of Communication

Amy Eisman is the Director of the Journalism Division. She has overseen several programs at SOC as well as teaches journalism, digital content and entrepreneurship. From 2015-2017 she facilitated the

  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

Christopher Halsne Professorial Lecturer SOC - School of Communication

AU’s first Investigative Broadcaster in Residence, Chris Halsne has been on television for 30+ years. He’s managed special-projects units in Seattle, Denver, and Oklahoma City. In the past two years a

  halsne@american.edu

Jennifer LaFleur Data Journalist in Residence SOC - School of Communication

Jennifer LaFleur joined AU in Fall 2017 as data journalist in residence and data editor for The Investigative Reporting Workshop. Previously, she was a senior editor at Reveal from The Center for Inve

  lafleur@american.edu

Christine Lawrence Assistant Prof Emerita

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

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

Wendy Melillo Farrill Associate Professor SOC - School of Communication

Wendy Melillo is a full-time professor of Journalism. She teaches in the School of Communication's Journalism division. Her research is focused on how strategic communication influences society and th

  melillo@american.edu

  (202) 885-1753

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 Professorial Lecturer SOC - School of Communication

Jeremiah teaches a variety of multimedia and broadcast courses in the journalism division at American University’s School of Communication. He specializes in digital news production and storytelling,

  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

  perri@american.edu

  (202) 885-6380

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 cour

  susca@american.edu

  (202) 885-3345

John Watson Associate Professor SOC - School of Communication

John C. Watson is an associated professor tenured in the Journalism Division. He brings a combination of professional experience and scholarly credentials to the classroom. A journalist for 21 years,

  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