Jonathan
D.
Aronson

Professor of Communication
Jonathan Aronson, professor of international communication and international relations, focuses on international policy and regulation issues.
Jonathan Aronson, professor of international communication and international relations, focuses on international policy and regulation issues.
Expertise: 
Arts and Culture, Business, Global, Leadership, Organizations and Networks, Technology and Innovation
Research and Practice Areas: 
Organizations and Networks
Science, Technology and Innovation
Center Affiliation: 

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Jonathan Aronson is professor of communication at USC Annenberg and professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at USC Dornsife. Aronson writes on issues related to international communication policy and governance, disruption and innovation, and international trade and trade negotiations. His newest book (with Peter Cowhey) is Digital DNA: Implications of the Information and Production Disruption for Global Governance (Oxford University Press, 2017). His previous book (also with Peter Cowhey) was Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation (MIT Press, 2009). Other books include Managing the World Economy: The Consequences of International Corporate AlliancesWhen Countries Talk: International Trade in Telecommunications Services; and Trade Talks: America Better Listen! 

Aronson was director of the School of International Relations, a past president of the Association Professional School of International Affairs (APSIA), and served on the board of directors of the Social Science Research Council. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Aronson graduated from Harvard University and received his PhD from Stanford University. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by St. Petersburg State University in Russia.

Awards and honors:

Board of Directors, Social Science Research Council.
Honorary Doctorate, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia.
President, Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA).
International Affairs Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, International Economist in the Office of the United States Trade Representative.
Transnational Relations Associate and Research Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University.

Books

Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance, co-author (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation, co-author (MIT Press, 2009).

Managing the World Economy: The Consequences of Corporate Alliances, co-author (Council on Foreign Relations, 1993).

Changing Networks: Mexico's Telecommunications Options, co-author (Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, 1989).

When Countries Talk: International Trade in Telecommunications Services, co-author (Ballinger (for AEI), 1988).

Trade Talks: America Better Listen!, co-author (Council on Foreign Relations, 1985).

Profit and the Pursuit of Energy: Markets and Regulation, co-author (Westview Press, 1983).

Spring 2020

COMM 429: The Internet, Economy, and Society

COMM 598: Practicum in Global Communication Research

CMGT 531: Communication and the International Economy