USC Annenberg Experts

Alan Abrahamson
Alan Abrahamson
School of Journalism, Specialized Journalism
Expertise: Sports

Amara Aguilar
Amara Aguilar
School of Journalism
Expertise: Online Journalism, Changing News Industry, Information and Communication Technologies, New Media

Mike Ananny
Mike Ananny
School of Communication, School of Journalism, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Information and Communication Technologies, New Media, Online Journalism

Sasha Anawalt
Sasha Anawalt
School of Journalism, Arts Journalism
Expertise: Arts and Culture, Entertainment

Jonathan Aronson
Jonathan Aronson
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Globalization, Information and Communication Technologies, International Relations, New Media
Center Affiliation: Annenberg Research Network on International Communication
Sandra Ball-Rokeach
Sandra Ball-Rokeach
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Globalization, Information and Communication Technologies, Los Angeles, Media Effects, Communication Theory, Health Communication, Immigration
Center Affiliation: Metamorphosis
Sarah Banet-Weiser
Sarah Banet-Weiser
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Gender Studies, Consumer Culture, Popular Culture, Race and Ethnicity, American Studies

François Bar
François Bar
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Information and Communication Technologies, International Relations, New Media, Public Policy
Center Affiliation: Annenberg Networks Network, Annenberg Research Network on International Communication
Daniela Baroffio
Daniela Baroffio
School of Communication, Communication Management
Expertise: Gender Studies, Mass Media, Popular Culture, Race and Ethnicity, Marketing Research

Willow Bay
Willow Bay
School of Journalism
Expertise: Broadcast Journalism

Dan Birman
Dan Birman
School of Journalism
Expertise: Broadcast Journalism, Entertainment, Long-form Journalism, Science Journalism, Practice of Journalism

Daren C. Brabham
Daren C. Brabham
School of Journalism, Public Relations
Expertise: Public Relations, New Media

Laura Castañeda
Laura Castañeda
School of Journalism
Expertise: Changing News Industry, Media Effects, Practice of Journalism, Race and Ethnicity

Manuel Castells
Manuel Castells
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Globalization, International Relations, Networks, New Media, Public Policy
Center Affiliation: Annenberg Networks Network,
Bill Celis
Bill Celis
School of Journalism
Expertise: Education, Long-form Journalism, Media History

Serena Cha
Serena Cha
School of Journalism
Expertise: Broadcast Journalism, New Media, Practice of Journalism

Dana Chinn
Dana Chinn
School of Journalism
Expertise: Changing News Industry, Economics and Entrepreneurship, Marketing, New Media, Online Journalism, Research Methods

Peter Clarke
Peter Clarke
School of Communication, Communication Management, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Health Communication, Public Policy, Political Communication

Michael Cody
Michael Cody
School of Communication, Communication Management, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Advertising, Interpersonal Communication, Marketing, Health Communication

K.C. Cole
K.C. Cole
School of Journalism, Specialized Journalism
Expertise: Commentary, Long-form Journalism, Science Journalism, Science and Society

Jeffrey Cole
Jeffrey Cole
School of Communication
Expertise: Mass Media, Media Effects, New Media, Public Policy, Social Media
Center Affiliation: Center for the Digital Future,
Marc Cooper
Marc Cooper
School of Journalism
Expertise: Ethics, Investigative Journalism, New Media, Political Journalism, Practice of Journalism, Social Media

Geoffrey Cowan
Geoffrey Cowan
School of Journalism, School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Education, Ethics, Public Policy, Economics and Entrepreneurship, Political Communication
Center Affiliation: Center on Communication Leadership and Policy, Center on Public Diplomacy
David Craig
David Craig
School of Communication, Communication Management
Expertise: American Studies, Arts and Culture, Creativity, Entertainment, Globalization, Media Ethics, Media History, Media Management, New Media

Ed  Cray
Ed Cray
School of Journalism
Expertise: American Studies, Constitutional Rights, Long-form Journalism

Nicholas Cull
Nicholas Cull
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: International Relations, Public Diplomacy, Public Policy, Political Communication
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Mathew Curtis
Mathew Curtis
School of Communication, Communication Management
Expertise: Advertising, Health Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Marketing, Research Methods

Marcia Dawkins
Marcia Dawkins
School of Communication
Expertise: Race and Ethnicity, Religion,

Clayton Dube
Expertise: Globalization, International Relations, Media Effects, Media Portrayals
Center Affiliation: USC U.S.-China Institute, Center on Public Diplomacy
Daniel Durbin
Daniel Durbin
School of Communication
Expertise: Branding, Mass Media, Popular Culture, Rhetoric, Sports
Center Affiliation: USC Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media & Society
Susan Evans
Susan Evans
School of Communication
Expertise: Health Communication

Walter Fisher
Walter Fisher
School of Communication
Expertise: Rhetoric, Political Communication

Jennifer Floto
Jennifer Floto
School of Journalism, Public Relations
Expertise: Branding, Marketing, Marketing Research, Organizational Communication, Public Relations

Robeson Taj Frazier
Robeson Taj Frazier
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Race and Ethnicity, Globalization, Popular Culture, Sports, Political Communication
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Murray Fromson
Murray Fromson
School of Journalism
Expertise: American Studies, Broadcast Journalism, International Journalism, Public Policy

Janet Fulk
Janet Fulk
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty, Communication Management
Expertise: Information and Communication Technologies, International Relations, New Media, Organizational Communication
Center Affiliation: Annenberg Networks Network,
Vince Gonzales
Vince Gonzales
School of Journalism
Expertise: Broadcast Journalism, Investigative Journalism

G. Thomas Goodnight
G. Thomas Goodnight
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Public Culture, Rhetoric, Criticism, Economics and Entrepreneurship
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Jerrold D. Green
Jerrold D. Green
School of Communication
Expertise: International Relations, Middle East, Organizational Communication
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Larry Gross
Larry Gross
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Communication Theory, Ethics, Information and Communication Technologies, Mass Media, Media Effects, Media Portrayals

Félix Gutiérrez
Félix Gutiérrez
School of Journalism
Expertise: Changing News Industry, Immigration, Media History, Race and Ethnicity

Jay Harris
Jay Harris
School of Journalism


Robert Hernandez
Robert Hernandez
School of Journalism
Expertise: Changing News Industry, Ethics, Information and Communication Technologies, New Media, Online Journalism, Popular Culture, Practice of Journalism, Social Media

Tom Hollihan
Tom Hollihan
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty, Communication Management
Expertise: Political Communication, Argumentation Studies, Rhetorical Criticism, Globalization
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy,
Andrea B. Hollingshead
Andrea B. Hollingshead
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty, Communication Management
Expertise: Group Dynamics, New Media, Creativity, Leadership Development, Knowledge Management, Marketing, Marketing Research, Advertising

Yu Hong
Yu Hong
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty, Communication Management
Expertise: Information and Communication Technologies

Henry Jenkins
Henry Jenkins
School of Communication, School of Journalism, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Criticism, Education, Entertainment, Media History, Networks, New Media, Popular Culture, Public Culture, Social Media
Center Affiliation: New Media Literacies Project
Lian Jian
Lian Jian
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Economics and Entrepreneurship, Information and Communication Technologies, New Media

Gabriel  Kahn
Gabriel Kahn
School of Journalism, Arts Journalism, Specialized Journalism
Expertise: Changing News Industry, Economics and Entrepreneurship

Martin Kaplan
Martin Kaplan
School of Communication
Expertise: Mass Media, Media Effects, New Media, Political Journalism, Popular Culture, Social Media
Center Affiliation: The Norman Lear Center, Center on Public Diplomacy
Colleen Keough
Colleen Keough
School of Communication, Communication Management
Expertise: Organizational Communication, Public Policy

Jonathan Kotler
Jonathan Kotler
School of Journalism
Expertise: Constitutional Rights, Public Policy, Ethics, Media History, Media Law

Josh Kun
Josh Kun
School of Communication, School of Journalism, Arts Journalism, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Popular Music, Arts and Culture, Race and Ethnicity, US-Mexico
Center Affiliation: The Norman Lear Center
Randall A. Lake
Randall A. Lake
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Rhetoric, Political Communication, Advocacy, Argumentation Studies, Criticism, Public Policy, Race and Ethnicity, Rhetorical Criticism

Andrew Lakoff
Andrew Lakoff
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Health Communication

A.J. Langguth
A.J. Langguth
School of Journalism
Expertise: American Studies, Long-form Journalism

Dorine Lawrence-Hughes
Dorine Lawrence-Hughes
School of Communication
Expertise: Argumentation Studies, Advocacy, Media Law, Political Communication

Matthew Le Veque
Matthew Le Veque
School of Journalism, Public Relations
Expertise: Public Relations

Kwan Min Lee
Kwan Min Lee
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Communication Theory, Economics and Entrepreneurship, Entertainment, Health Communication, Information and Communication Technologies, Marketing, Mass Media, Media Effects, New Media, Online Journalism, Research Methods

Ben Lee
Ben Lee
School of Communication, Communication Management
Expertise: Economics and Entrepreneurship, Organizational Communication, Research Methods, Marketing Research

Doe Mayer
Doe Mayer
School of Communication, Communication Management, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Advocacy, Entertainment, Health Communication
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Margaret McLaughlin
Margaret McLaughlin
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Interpersonal Communication, New Media, Health Communication

Susan Metros
Susan Metros
School of Communication
Expertise: Education, Information and Communication Technologies

Lynn Miller
Lynn Miller
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Health Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Gender Studies, New Media, Research Methods

Alan Mittelstaedt
Alan Mittelstaedt
School of Journalism
Expertise: Investigative Journalism, New Media, Political Journalism, Practice of Journalism

Peter Monge
Peter Monge
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Globalization, Information and Communication Technologies, Networks, Organizational Communication
Center Affiliation: Annenberg Networks Network,
William Morgan
William Morgan
School of Communication
Expertise: Sports
Center Affiliation: USC Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media & Society
Judy Muller
Judy Muller
School of Journalism
Expertise: Broadcast Journalism, Radio, Los Angeles, Changing News Industry, Practice of Journalism

Mary Murphy
Mary Murphy
School of Journalism, Specialized Journalism
Expertise: Entertainment

Sheila  Murphy
Sheila Murphy
School of Communication, Communication Management, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Health Communication, Entertainment
Center Affiliation: The Norman Lear Center
Bryce Nelson
Bryce Nelson
School of Journalism
Expertise: Ethics, Media History

A. Michael Noll
A. Michael Noll
School of Communication
Expertise: Information and Communication Technologies, Interpersonal Communication, New Media

Karen North
Karen North
School of Communication
Expertise: New Media, Changing News Industry, Popular Culture, Social Media
Center Affiliation: Annenberg Program on Online Communities
Stephen O'Leary
Stephen O'Leary
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: New Media, Religion

Tim Page
Tim Page
School of Journalism, Arts Journalism
Expertise: Arts and Culture, Criticism, Practice of Journalism, Long-form Journalism

Michael Parks
Michael Parks
School of Journalism, Specialized Journalism
Expertise: American Studies, Changing News Industry, International Journalism, International Relations, Health Communication, Race and Ethnicity
Center Affiliation: California HealthCare Foundation Center for Health Reporting, Center on Public Diplomacy
Adam Clayton Powell III
Expertise: International Relations, New Media, Public Policy
Center Affiliation: Center on Communication Leadership and Policy
Larry Pryor
Larry Pryor
School of Journalism
Expertise: New Media

Richard Reeves
Richard Reeves
School of Journalism
Expertise: US Presidency

Erin Reilly
Expertise: Education, New Media
Center Affiliation: Annenberg Innovation Lab, New Media Literacies Project
Patricia Riley
Patricia Riley
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Globalization, Media Management, New Media, Organizational Communication, Research Methods
Center Affiliation: Knight Digital Media Center,
Joe Saltzman
Joe Saltzman
School of Journalism, School of Communication
Expertise: American Studies, Arts and Culture, Broadcast Journalism, Criticism, Entertainment, Ethics, Gender Studies, Globalization, Image of the Journalist, International Journalism, Long-form Journalism, Media Ethics, Media History, Media Portrayals, Popular Culture, Public Culture, Race and Ethnicity, Radio
Center Affiliation: The Norman Lear Center
Robert Scheer
Robert Scheer
School of Communication
Expertise: Long-form Journalism, Political Journalism, Public Policy

Stacy Scholder
Stacy Scholder
School of Journalism
Expertise: Broadcast Journalism, New Media, Practice of Journalism

Philip Seib
Philip Seib
School of Journalism, School of Communication
Expertise: Ethics, International Journalism, Middle East, Political Journalism, Public Diplomacy
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Willa Seidenberg
Willa Seidenberg
School of Journalism
Expertise: Broadcast Journalism, Practice of Journalism, Radio

Ken Sereno
Ken Sereno
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Communication Theory, Interpersonal Communication

Brad Shipley
Brad Shipley
School of Communication, Communication Management
Expertise: Leadership Development, Group Dynamics

Clancy Sigal
Clancy Sigal
School of Journalism
Expertise: American Studies, Long-form Journalism, Practice of Journalism

Paolo Sigismondi
Paolo Sigismondi
School of Communication, Communication Management
Expertise: Economics and Entrepreneurship, Entertainment, Globalization, Media Management, New Media

Erna Smith
Erna Smith
School of Journalism, Specialized Journalism
Expertise: International Journalism, Los Angeles, Media Effects, Practice of Journalism

Christopher Holmes Smith
Christopher Holmes Smith
School of Communication
Expertise: Mass Media, Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, Economics and Entrepreneurship, Race and Ethnicity
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Stacy Smith
Stacy Smith
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Mass Media, Media Effects, Media Portrayals, Entertainment, Gender Studies

Gordon Stables
Gordon Stables
School of Communication
Expertise: Advocacy, Public Diplomacy, Public Policy, Political Communication
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Kimberlie  Stephens
Kimberlie Stephens
School of Communication, Communication Management
Expertise: Organizational Communication, Networks, Marketing Research

Roberto Suro
Roberto Suro
School of Journalism, School of Communication
Expertise: Immigration, Political Journalism, Practice of Journalism, Race and Ethnicity

Jerry Swerling
Jerry Swerling
School of Journalism, Public Relations
Expertise: Marketing Research, Organizational Communication, Public Relations
Center Affiliation: Strategic Communication and Public Relations Center, Center on Public Diplomacy
Jonathan Taplin
Jonathan Taplin
School of Communication, Communication Management
Expertise: Entertainment, Information and Communication Technologies, New Media, Popular Culture
Center Affiliation: Annenberg Innovation Lab, Center on Public Diplomacy
Burghardt Tenderich
Burghardt Tenderich
School of Journalism, Public Relations
Expertise: New Media, Marketing Research, Social Media, Public Relations, Information and Communication Technologies, Changing News Industry, Economics and Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Organizational Communication
Center Affiliation: Strategic Communication and Public Relations Center
Douglas Thomas
Douglas Thomas
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Networks, New Media, Rhetoric
Center Affiliation: Metamorphosis
Kjerstin Thorson
Kjerstin Thorson
School of Journalism, Public Relations, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: New Media, Public Relations, Social Media

Sandy Tolan
Sandy Tolan
School of Journalism
Expertise: Broadcast Journalism, International Journalism, Long-form Journalism, Practice of Journalism

Alison Trope
Alison Trope
School of Communication
Expertise: Arts and Culture, Entertainment, Gender Studies, Media History, Popular Culture

Jian (Jay) Wang
Jian (Jay) Wang
School of Journalism, School of Communication, Public Relations, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Branding, Globalization, Organizational Communication, Public Diplomacy, Public Relations
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Rebecca Weintraub
Rebecca Weintraub
School of Communication, Communication Management
Expertise: Branding, Interpersonal Communication, Marketing, Organizational Communication
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Susan Resnick  West
Susan Resnick West
School of Communication, Communication Management
Expertise: Organizational Communication, Change Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Leadership Development

Dmitri Williams
Dmitri Williams
School of Communication, Communication Management, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Interpersonal Communication, Media Effects, Media Portrayals, New Media

Ernest James Wilson III
Ernest James Wilson III
School of Communication, Ph.D. Faculty
Expertise: Globalization, Information and Communication Technologies, International Relations, Public Diplomacy, Economics and Entrepreneurship
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Diane Winston
Diane Winston
School of Journalism, School of Communication, Specialized Journalism
Expertise: Media Effects, Media Portrayals, Political Journalism, Religion
Center Affiliation: Center on Public Diplomacy
Aimei Yang
Aimei Yang
Public Relations
Expertise: International Relations, Public Relations, Social Media
Center Affiliation: Strategic Communication and Public Relations Center