Faculty Recognition

Our distinguished faculty are award-winning scholars and leaders in the fields of communication, journalism, public relations and public diplomacy. Below you can find our award-winning faculty of the 2020-2021 school year. 

2021-22 Faculty Recognition

Christina Dunbar-Hester

Associate Professor

Recipient of the 2021 ASIS&T Best Information Science Book Award for her book Hacking Diversity: The Politics of Inclusion in Open Technology Cultures, awarded by The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T).

Robert Scheer

Clinical Professor of Communication

Awarded a first-place 2020 National Arts and Entertainment Award by the Los Angeles Press Club for his KCRW interview with film producer Janet Yang.

Amara Aguilar

Associate Professor of Professional Practice

Awarded the Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Joe Saltzman

Professor of Journalism and Communication

Recognized among the 2022 AEJMC History Faculty Members.