Faculty Directory

Marc
J.
Ambinder
Security Expert In Residence
Jonathan
D.
Aronson
Professor of Communication
Jonathan Aronson, professor of international communication and international relations, focuses on international policy and regulation issues.
Annelise
Bamberg
Adjunct Instructor
Susy
Garciasalas
Barkley
Adjunct Instructor
Jeffrey
Blish
Adjunct Instructor
William (Bill)
Blum
Adjunct Lecturer
Rick
Bursky
Adjunct Lecturer
Peggy
Bustamante
Associate Professor of Professional Practice of Journalism
A longtime journalist and web developer, Peggy Bustamante teaches creative professionals to code, empowering them to push the boundaries of innovative storytelling in the digital sphere.
David
Byler
Adjunct Instructor
Rook
Campbell
Adjunct Lecturer
Laura
Castañeda
Professor of Professional Practice of Journalism
Throughout her distinguished career as a journalist, educator and scholar, Laura Castañeda has centered her writing, teaching and research on issues of diversity — particularly the Latino experience — and the pedagogy of journalism.
Sara
Catania
Adjunct Instructor
Megan
Chao
Adjunct Instructor
Melanie
Cherry
Adjunct Instructor
Dana
Chinn
Lecturer of Journalism
Dana Chinn has pioneered interdisciplinary analytic approaches throughout her varied career in the media industry and academia, but most enjoys making math and data accessible to numbers-phobic students and journalists.
Peter Clarke
Peter
Clarke
Professor of Communication
An experienced academic administrator, Peter Clarke focuses his research and social action on communication that improves health, including creating and evaluating both traditional and digital media.
Theresa
Corigliano
Adjunct Instructor
Nicholas
Anthony
Cuccia
Adjunct Instructor
Jenn
de la Fuente
Lecturer of Journalism
Jenn de la Fuente centers her work on the role traditional and digital design play in our everyday lives, and how design can shape both the messages we deliver to the public and how those messages are delivered.
Cindy
Dole
Adjunct Instructor
David
Dreyer
Adjunct Instructor
Clayton
Dube
Director, USC U.S.-China Institute
Clayton Dube leads the USC U.S.-China Institute, which focuses on the multidimensional and evolving U.S.-China relationship.
Les
Dunseith
Adjunct Instructor
Summer
Dunsmore
Adjunct Instructor
Yomna
Elsayed
Adjunct Lecturer
Susan Evans
Susan
H.
Evans
Research Scientist
Susan Evans is an award-winning creator of media for improving public health. Her works have focused on better nutrition for low-income people, coping with cancer treatment side-effects, and other conditions.
Joy
Fehily
Adjunct Instructor
Laurel
Felt
Adjunct Lecturer
Garin
Flowers
Adjunct Instructor
Henry
Fuhrmann
Adjunct Instructor
Susan
P.
Gavigan
Adjunct Instructor
Kim
Getty
Adjunct Instructor
Sarah
(Favot)
Girardot
Adjunct Instructor
Scott
Glover
Adjunct Instructor
Carlos
Gustavo
Godoy
Clinical Assistant Professor of Communication
A former consultant for the National Academy of Sciences on health policy issues affecting LGBT populations, Carlos Godoy is an expert on evidence-based argumentation and advocacy strategies designed to improve the lives of underrepresented groups.
Lauren
Lamkin
Grancio
Adjunct Instructor
Ron
Grover
Adjunct Instructor
Joy
Horowitz
Adjunct Instructor
Jim
Hubbard
Adjunct Lecturer
Henry
“C.J.”
Jackson
Adjunct Instructor
Laura
Min
Jackson
Adjunct Instructor
Kate
Flynn
Jacobs
Adjunct Instructor
Shirley
Jahad
Adjunct Instructor
Stephen
Jones
Adjunct Instructor
Gabriel
Kahn
Professor of Professional Practice of Journalism
Gabriel Kahn studies the disruption and evolution of the news industry and works on data-driven projects that promote innovation in the profession of journalism.
Sandra
Kazarian
Adjunct Instructor
Claudia
L.
Keith
Adjunct Instructor
Christine
“Kris”
Kelley
Adjunct Instructor
Matthew
Lait
Adjunct Instructor
Stacey
Leasca
Adjunct Instructor
May
Lee
Adjunct Instructor
Lauren
Lee White
Adjunct Instructor
Jordan
Levin
Adjunct Lecturer
Edward
Lifson
Adjunct Instructor
Allan
J.
Lopez
Adjunct Instructor
Jane
MacOubrie
Adjunct Lecturer
Pat
Maio
Adjunct Instructor
Cynthia
A.
Martinez
Adjunct Lecturer
Julia
M.
Matthews
Adjunct Instructor
David
Medzerian
Adjunct Instructor
Robert
Meeks
Adjunct Instructor
Jeffrey
Moeller
Adjunct Instructor
Nick
Morr
Adjunct Instructor
Zahra
A.
Nealy
Adjunct Instructor
A. Michael
Noll
Professor Emeritus of Communication
A. Michael Noll served as dean of USC Annenberg from 1992 to 1994 and was a very early pioneer in digital computer art, 3D animation and tactile communication.
Lata
Pandya
Adjunct Instructor
Rob
Parker
Adjunct Instructor
Tina
Patel Mahoney
Adjunct Instructor
Paula
Patnoe Woodley
Adjunct Lecturer
Adam
G.
Perez
Adjunct Instructor
Barbara
Pierce
Adjunct Instructor
Ben
Poston
Adjunct Instructor
Adam
Clayton
Powell III
Senior Fellow
Adam Clayton Powell III has more than 50 years of experience in journalism and technology, including news manager at CBS News; VP of news at NPR; director of the IMSC NSF Engineering Research Center; executive producer for Quincy Jones; and vice provost of global at USC.
Elisabeth
Raff
Adjunct Instructor
Ezekiel
R.
Reed
Adjunct Instructor
Kelton
Rhoads
Adjunct Lecturer
Joanne
O'Brien
Rietta
Adjunct Instructor
Graham
Robertson
Adjunct Instructor
Esmeralda
Fabian
Romero
Adjunct Instructor
Lew
Rothbart
Adjunct Lecturer
Tena
Rubio
Adjunct Instructor
Daniella
Segura
Adjunct Instructor
Paolo
Sigismondi
Clinical Associate Professor of Communication
Combining theoretical frameworks in communication, economics and management with an international media industry background as an executive, Paolo Sigismondi explores diverse facets of the field of global media communication and entertainment.
Olivia
Smith
Adjunct Instructor
Kingsley
Smith
Adjunct Instructor
Shelley
Smith
Adjunct Instructor
Gordon
Stables
Clinical Professor of Communication and Journalism
Trained as a rhetorical and argumentation scholar, Gordon Stables is an experienced academic administrator with ongoing research and teaching interests at the intersection of of journalism, political communication, public discourse and debate.
David
Stamper
Adjunct Instructor
Jill
Stanley
Adjunct Instructor
Kirk
Stewart
Adjunct Instructor
Amber
Theoharis
Adjunct Instructor
Lisa
Cracchiolo
Tush
Adjunct Instructor
Marlon
Twyman II
Assistant Professor of Communication
An expert on social networks, teams and digital collaboration, Twyman merges diverse perspectives gained from training in the social sciences and STEM to understand how people communicate and engage with technology.
Simon
Uwins
Adjunct Lecturer
Jay
Wang
Associate Professor of Journalism
A scholar and consultant in the fields of strategic communication and public diplomacy, Jian (Jay) Wang is director of the Center on Public Diplomacy and an associate professor at USC Annenberg.
Melissa
Batchelor
Warnke
Adjunct Instructor
Susan
Resnick
West
Adjunct Lecturer, Retired Clinical Professor
Michael
Wissot
Adjunct Lecturer
Jose
Zavala
Adjunct Instructor
Alan Abrahamson
Associate Professor of Professional Practice
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Mike Ananny
Associate Professor of Communication and Journalism
Sandra Ball-Rokeach
Sandra Ball-Rokeach
Professor Emerita
Robert  Banks
Robert Banks
Clinical Associate Professor of Communication
Francois Bar
François Bar
Professor of Communication; Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Willow Bay
Willow Bay
Dean and Walter Annenberg Chair in Communication
Daniel Birman
Dan Birman
Professor of Professional Practice
Manuel Castells
Manuel Castells
University Professor and the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society
Bill Celis
Bill Celis
Associate Professor
Michael Cody
Professor of Communication
Geoffrey Cowan
Geoffrey Cowan
University Professor; Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership; Former USC Annenberg Dean
Mathew Curtis
Mathew Curtis
Clinical Associate Professor of Communication
Christina Dunbar-Hester
Associate Professor of Communication
Jeff Fellenzer
Associate Professor of Professional Practice
Jennifer Floto
Professor of Professional Practice; Director of Undergraduate Public Relations Studies
Vince Gonzales
Professor of Professional Practice; Associate Dean of Student Affairs; Associate Director for Journalism Graduate Programs
G. Thomas Goodnight
Professor of Communication
Jerrold D. Green
Research Professor of Communication, Business, and International Relations
Félix Gutiérrez
Félix Gutiérrez
Professor of Journalism Emeritus
Rebecca Haggerty
Rebecca Haggerty
Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Director of Undergraduate Journalism Studies
Andrea Hollingshead
Andrea B. Hollingshead
Professor of Communication
Colleen Keough
Colleen Keough
Clinical Professor of Communication
Jonathan Kotler
Jonathan Kotler
Associate Professor of Journalism
Ben Lee
Ben Lee
Clinical Professor of Communication
Carmen Lee
Clinical Associate Professor of Communication
Mark Lloyd
Clinical Professor of Communication
Colin Maclay
Research Professor of Communication
Doe Mayer
Doe Mayer
Professor; Mary Pickford Chair, USC School of Cinematic Arts
Margaret McLaughlin
Margaret McLaughlin
Professor of Communication
Alan Mittelstaedt
Alan Mittelstaedt
Associate Professor of Professional Practice
Peter Monge
Peter Monge
Professor Emeritus
Judy Muller
Judy Muller
Professor Emeritus
Mary Murphy
Mary Murphy
Associate Professor of Professional Practice
Sheila Murphy
Professor of Communication
Bryce Nelson
Bryce Nelson
Professor Emeritus
Tim Page
Tim Page
Professor of Journalism
Michael Parks
Michael Parks
Professor of Journalism, Director of Specialized Journalism (M.A.)
Jennifer Petersen
Associate Professor of Communication
Lecturer Jillian Pierson
Jillian Pierson
Clinical Associate Professor of Communication
Larry Pryor
Larry Pryor
Associate Professor of Journalism Emeritus
Patricia Riley
Patricia Riley
Associate Professor of Communication; Director, Global Communication Master's Degree Program
Joe Saltzman
Joe Saltzman
Professor of Journalism and Communication
Robert Scheer
Robert Scheer
Clinical Professor of Communication
Stacy Scholder
Stacy Scholder
Professor of Professional Practice; Director of Annenberg TV News
Mark Schoofs
Visiting Professor of Journalism
Philip Seib
Philip Seib
Professor of Journalism
Ken Sereno
Ken Sereno
Associate Professor of Communication
Brad Shipley
Brad Shipley
Clinical Associate Professor of Communication
Stacy Smith
Stacy Smith
Associate Professor of Communication; Founder and Director, Annenberg Inclusion Initiative
Pamela Starr
Pamela Starr
Associate Professor (Teaching) of International Relations
Roberto Suro
Professor of Journalism and Public Policy
Jerry Swerling
Jerry Swerling
Professor of Professional Practice Emeritus
Douglas Thomas
Douglas Thomas
Associate Professor of Communication
Sandy Tolan
Professor of Journalism
Cristina Mejia Visperas
Assistant Professor of Communication
Rebecca Weintraub
Clinical Professor of Communication; Director, Master of Communication Management Program
Ernest James Wilson III
Ernest J. Wilson III
Professor of Communication and Political Science; Former USC Annenberg Dean; Founder, Center for Third Space Thinking
Diane Winston
Diane Winston
Associate Professor, Knight Center Chair in Media & Religion