Faculty Recognition Archive

USC Annenberg’s esteemed faculty include award-winning leaders in the fields of communication, journalism, public relations and public diplomacy. 

2019–20 Faculty Recognition

Mike Ananny

Associate Professor

Named Faculty Fellow in USC’s Society of Fellows in the Humanities and awarded the 2020 USC Mentoring Award for Faculty Mentoring Faculty, Postdoctoral Scholars, Medical Residents, and Fellows.

Laura Castañeda

Professor of Professional Practice

2019 recipient of the Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship, awarded by the American Society of News Editors to recognize outstanding efforts to encourage students of color in the field of journalism.

Janet Fulk

Professor Emerita

Best publication of the Year award in Organizational Communication and Information Systems for her article titled “The Value of Questions in Organizing: Reconceptualizing Contributions to Online Public Information Goods.”

Peter Monge

Professor Emerita

Best publication of the Year award in Organizational Communication and Information Systems for his article titled “The Value of Questions in Organizing: Reconceptualizing Contributions to Online Public Information Goods.”

Henry Jenkins

Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education

Awarded the 2020 USC Mentoring Award for Faculty Mentoring Graduate Students.

Dmitri Williams

Associate Professor of Communication

Awarded the 2020 USC Mentoring Award for Faculty Mentoring Graduate Students.

Michael Wissot

Adjunct Lecturer

Awarded the 2020 USC Mentoring Award for Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Students.

Joe Saltzman

Professor of Journalism and Communication

Winner, AEJMC Transformative Teaching of Media and Journalism History

2018 – 19 Award-Winning Faculty

Laura Castañeda

Professor of Professional Practice

Journalism Fellow, Gerontological Society of America

Hernan Galperin

Research Associate Professor

Invited to join the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Information and Entertainment for the 2018 – 2019 term

Robert Hernandez

Associate Professor of Professional Practice

Appointed to the Board of Directors as Academic At-Large Officer, National Association of Hispanic Journalists

Eunjin “Anna” Kim

Assistant Professor of Journalism

Awarded the Mary Alice Shaver Promising Professor Award at the 2019 American Academy of Advertising conference

Mike Ananny

Associate Professor

Named 2018-19 Berggruen Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences; Joined the editorial advisory board for Oxford University’s series, “Journalism and Political Communication Unbound.”

2017 – 18 Award-Winning Faculty

Amara Aguilar

Associate Professor of Professional Practice

Tow-Knight Disruptive Education Fellow
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Mike Ananny

Assistant Professor of Communication and Journalism

Fellow, Columbia University Tow Center for Digital Journalism

François Bar

Professor of Communication

Best Design Study Award, CHI 2018

Laura Castañeda

Professor of Professional Practice

Top 10 Journalism Educator, Crain’s NewsPro

Manuel Castells

University Professor and the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society

Doctorate of Letters (Honoris Causa), University of Cambridge 

Peter Clarke

Professor of Communication

Applied Research Award, International Communication Association

Jeff C. Fellenzer

Associate Professor of Professional Practice and Faculty Advisor, USC Sports Business Association

Advisor of the Year, Office of Undergraduate Advising and Student Affairs, USC Marshall School of Business

Henry Jenkins

Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education

Honorary Doctorate, Faculty of Social Science, Upsalla University

Lynn Miller

Professor

Fellow, Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)

Sheila Murphy

Professor of Communication

Fellow, International Communication Association

Philip Seib

Professor of Journalism and Public Diplomacy

International Communication Book Award, International Studies Association

Stacy Smith

Associate Professor; Founder and Director, Annenberg Inclusion Initiative

Honored as a leader of the gender parity movement, Women in Film gala segment “45 Years of Advocacy Celebration”; Trailblazer Award from Women and Hollywood

Roberto Suro

Professor of Journalism

Mentoring Award for Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Students, University of Southern California

Dmitri Williams

Associate Professor of Communication

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