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School of Communication Faculty at AEJMC 2018 Conference

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Margot Susca
Margot Susca will discuss the obstacles to diversity in college media at AEJMC conference.

Reflecting its nationally-recognized standing as a comprehensive institution for media research, teaching, and creation, American University School of Communication (AU SOC) faculty are bringing expertise in investigative journalism, race and media, ethics, documentary filmmaking and more to the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference taking place in Washington, D.C., August 6 through 9.

The gathering, which draws thousands of scholars, educators, and practitioners from around the globe, features scores of presentations, papers and demonstrations. SOC participants include:

Caty Borum Chattoo

Executive in Residence

Panelist: From Reality to Drama: The Role of Entertainment TV Storytelling in Empowering U.S. Hispanic Parents (10:00 am on August 6, 2018. Renaissance Hotel).

Panelist: From Reel Life to Real Changes: The Role of Social-Issue Documentary in U.S. Public Policy (August 7, 2018. Renaissance Hotel).

Amy Eisman

Director of Journalism Division

Speaker: Journalism Education Talk with U.S. Embassy of Baghdad (10:00 am on August 9, 2018. Location TBD).

Ron Elving

Adjunct Professor

Panelist: Kappa Tau Alpha Business Meeting (5:30 pm on August 7, 2018. NPR Studio One).

Kathy Fitzpatrick

Professor

Moderator: Ethics Debate (10:00 am on August 6, 2018. Renaissance Hotel).

Windsor Johnson

Adjunct Professor

Panelist: Kappa Tau Alpha Business Meeting (5:30 pm on August 7, 2018. NPR Studio One).

Wendy Melillo

Associate Professor

Panelist: Connecting Industry and Ivory Tower: Advertising, Journalism and PR Executives Tell Professors How to Matter (5:15 pm on August 8, 2018. Renaissance Hotel).

Jill Olmsted

Associate Professor

Attendant: Administrator of the Year Award (8:00 pm on August 2, 2018. Newseum).

Moderator: Kappa Tau Alpha Business Meeting (5:30 pm on August 7, 2018. NPR Studio One).

Lynne Perri

Journalist in Residence

Attendant: Kappa Tau Alpha Business Meeting (5:30 pm on August 7, 2018. NPR Studio One).

Margot Susca

Professorial Lecturer

Moderator: Ethical Objectivity vs. Minority Identities: Obstacles to Diversity in College Media (5:00 pm on August 6, 2018. Renaissance Hotel).

Panelist: Teaching the First Amendment: Techniques for Constructive Conversations (3:30 pm on August 8, 2018. Renaissance Hotel).

John Watson

Associate Professor

Panelist: Ethical Objectivity vs. Minority Identities: Obstacles to Diversity in College Media (5:00 pm on August 6, 2018. Renaissance Hotel).

Participant: Dow Jones News Fund Urban Journalism Workshop Panel and Reunion (3:30 pm on August 8, 2018. Renaissance Hotel).

Panelist: Burn ‘Em: Can Outing a Confidential Source Ever Be Justified? (5:00 pm on August 8, 2018. Renaissance Hotel).