Philip Seib is professor emeritus of journalism and public diplomacy at USC. He served from 2009-2013 as director of USC’s Center on Public Diplomacy, and as vice dean of USC Annenberg during 2015-2016.
He is author or editor of numerous books, including Headline Diplomacy; Beyond the Front Lines; New Media and the New Middle East; The Al Jazeera Effect; Toward a New Public Diplomacy; Global Terrorism and New Media; Al Jazeera English; Real-Time Diplomacy; The Future of Diplomacy; and, most recently, Information at War: Journalism, Disinformation, and Modern Warfare.
Seib was founding editor of a book series on international political communication, is co-editor of a series on global public diplomacy, and a founding co-editor of the journal Media, War & Conflict. He holds a degree in politics from Princeton University and a law degree from Southern Methodist University. He has had extensive professional experience in print and television journalism.
Awards and honors:
International Studies Association International Communication Book Award (2016)
Information at War: Journalism, Disinformation, and Modern Warfare (Polity, 2021)
As Terrorism Evolves: Media, Religion, and Governance (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
The Future of #Diplomacy (Polity, 2016)
Religion and Public Diplomacy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
Real-Time Diplomacy: Politics and Power in the Social Media Era (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
Al Jazeera English (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
War and Conflict Communication (2 vols.) (Routledge, 2010)
Toward a New Public Diplomacy: Redirecting U. S. Foreign Policy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)