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Patricia Aufderheide

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University Professor

Patricia Aufderheide is University Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication... [More]

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(202) 885-2069
SOC - School of Communication

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Randall Blair

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Associate Professor

Randall Blair is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is a professional filmmaker who te... [More]

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(202) 885-2044
SOC - School of Communication
Caty Borum Chattoo

Caty Borum Chattoo

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Executive in Residence

Caty Borum Chattoo is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She has multifaceted expertise ... [More]

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(202) 885-6485
SOC - School of Communication
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Kyle Brannon

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Assistant Professor

Kyle "Kylos" Brannon is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is a filmmaker, motion grap... [More]

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(202) 885-2162
SOC - School of Communication
Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Brown

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Assistant Professor

Carolyn Brown is an Assistant Professor at American University in the School of Communication's Jour... [More]

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(202) 885-2072
SOC - School of Communication
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Terence Bryant

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Professorial Lecturer

Terry Bryant joins the AU School of Communication as a Professorial Lecturer. He spent 14 years teac... [More]

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(202) 885-6932
SOC - School of Communication

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W. Joseph Campbell

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Professor

W. Joseph Campbell is a full-time professor of Communication Studies. He joined the AU faculty in 19... [More]

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(202) 885-2071
SOC - School of Communication
Angie Chuang

Angie Chuang

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Assistant Professor

Angie Chuang is a full-time professor of Journalism. Her research and teaching focuses on race and i... [More]

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(202) 885-2151
SOC - School of Communication

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Laura DeNardis

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Professor

Dr. Laura DeNardis is a globally recognized Internet governance scholar and a Professor and Associat... [More]

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(202) 885-2675
SOC - School of Communication
John Douglass

John Douglass

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Associate Professor

John Douglass is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He has been at American for more than... [More]

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(202) 885-2045
SOC - School of Communication

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Amy Eisman

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Director, Media Entrepreneurship & Interactive Journalism

Amy Eisman is director of the MA in Media Entrepreneurship, launched in 2012, and of the weekend MA ... [More]

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(202) 885-2106
SOC - School of Communication
Larry Engel

Larry Engel

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Associate Professor

Larry Engel is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. With more than 30 years of teaching and... [More]

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(202) 885-2688
SOC - School of Communication
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Joseph Erba

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Instructor

Joseph Erba, Ph.D. is an instructor of strategic communication in the Public Communication division ... [More]

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(202) 885-6680
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Declan Fahy

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Assistant Professor

Declan Fahy has been a full-time faculty member in SOC’s journalism division since 2010. His core re... [More]

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(202) 885-6486
SOC - School of Communication
Deen Freelon

Deen Freelon

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Assistant Professor

Deen Freelon is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. His substantive area of expertise is p... [More]

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(202) 885-6462
SOC - School of Communication

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William Gentile

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Journalist in Residence

Bill Gentile is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is an independent journalist and do... [More]

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(202) 885-2663
SOC - School of Communication
Lindsay Grace

Lindsay Grace

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Associate Professor

Lindsay Grace is a game designer and researcher. He is the former Armstrong Professor at Miami Unive... [More]

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SOC - School of Communication
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Joseph Graf

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Assistant Professor

Joseph Graf is a full-time professor of Public Communication. He is former research director for the... [More]

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(202) 885-2147
SOC - School of Communication

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Jane Hall

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Associate Professor

Jane Hall is a full-time professor of Journalism. She specializes in media and politics, particularl... [More]

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(202) 885-2024
SOC - School of Communication
Corinne Hoare

Corinne Hoare

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Professorial Lecturer

Corinne Hoare is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She has nearly a decade of high-leve... [More]

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(202) 885-6683
SOC - School of Communication

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Leena Jayaswal

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Associate Professor

Leena Jayaswal is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She is head of the photography conce... [More]

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(202) 885-2662
SOC - School of Communication

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Larry Kirkman

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Professor

Larry Kirkman led the School of Communication as Dean from 2001-2012, directing and developing acade... [More]

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(202) 885-6931
SOC - School of Communication
Iris Krasnow

Iris Krasnow

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Assistant Professor

Iris Krasnow is a full-time professor of Journalism. She was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois. ... [More]

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(202) 895-4914
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Pallavi Kumar

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Assistant Professor

Pallavi Damani Kumar is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She's the senior associate di... [More]

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(202) 885-2047
SOC - School of Communication

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Christine Lawrence

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Assistant Professor

Christine C. Lawrence is a full-time professor of Journalism. She brings her experience covering pol... [More]

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(202) 885-2062
SOC - School of Communication
Charles Lewis

Charles Lewis

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Professor

Charles Lewis is a national investigative journalist; a former ABC News and 60 Minutes producer, bes... [More]

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(202) 885-1997
SOC - School of Communication
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Andrew Lih

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Associate Professor

A well-known expert on the Wikipedia project, Andrew Lih’s book The Wikipedia Revolution: How a bunc... [More]

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(202) 885-2780
SOC - School of Communication
Dotty Lynch

Dotty Lynch

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Executive in Residence

Dotty Lynch is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She is the director of the SOC/SPA MA ... [More]

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(202) 885-2968
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Brigid Maher

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Associate Professor

Brigid Maher is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She is a filmmaker and writer who head... [More]

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(202) 885-2664
SOC - School of Communication
Dina Martinez

Dina Martinez

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Professorial Lecturer

Dina Martinez is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She joined the Public Communications... [More]

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(202) 885-6464
SOC - School of Communication
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Michael McCluskey

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Senior Professorial Lecturer

Michael McCluskey is an instructor in the School of Communication’s Public Communication division. D... [More]

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Pilar McKay

Pilar McKay

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Professorial Lecturer

Pilar McKay, Ph.D. is a full-time professor of Public Communication. Trained as a social research me... [More]

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SOC - School of Communication
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Wendy Melillo Farrill

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Assistant Professor

Wendy Melillo is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She teaches in the School of Communi... [More]

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(202) 885-1753
SOC - School of Communication
Sarah Menke-Fish

Sarah Menke-Fish

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Director, University College and Learning Communities and Assistant Professor

Sarah Menke-Fish is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She is a master teacher in the Sch... [More]

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(202) 885-2098
SOC - School of Communication
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Kathryn Montgomery

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Professor

Kathryn Montgomery is a full-time professor and Director of the Communication Studies Division. She... [More]

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(202) 885-2680
SOC - School of Communication
Claudia Myers

Claudia Myers

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Assistant Professor

Claudia Myers is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She just completed her third feature,... [More]

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(202) 885-2152
SOC - School of Communication

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Matthew Nisbet

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Associate Professor

Matthew C. Nisbet, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Communication and Affiliate Associate Professor o... [More]

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(202) 885-2104
SOC - School of Communication

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Jill Olmsted

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Associate Professor

Jill Olmsted is a full-time professor of Journalism and the Journalism Division Director. She worked... [More]

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(202) 885-2010
SOC - School of Communication

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Christopher Palmer

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Distinguished Film Producer in Residence

Chris Palmer is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is also a speaker, author, and envi... [More]

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(202) 885-3408
SOC - School of Communication
Lynne Perri

Lynne Perri

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Journalist in Residence

Lynne Perri is a full-time professor of Journalism and managing editor of the Investigative Reportin... [More]

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(202) 885-6380
SOC - School of Communication
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Gemma Puglisi

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Assistant Professor

Gemma Puglisi is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She is an award-winning media strate... [More]

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(202) 885-2153
SOC - School of Communication

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Rick Rockwell

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Associate Professor

Rick Rockwell is the interim Director of Journalism Programs and the School of Communication's Direc... [More]

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(202) 885-2067
SOC - School of Communication
Jeffrey Rutenbeck

Jeffrey Rutenbeck

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Dean, School of Communication

Since joining AU in June of 2012, Jeff has focused his energies on growing the Campaign for SOC and ... [More]

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(202) 885-2058
SOC - School of Communication

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Jan Schaffer

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Executive Director, J-Lab

As SOC's Entrepreneur in Residence, Jan Schaffer helped to launch the school's MA in Media Entrepren... [More]

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(202) 885-8100
SOC - J-Lab
Nina Shapiro-Perl

Nina Shapiro-Perl

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Filmmaker in Residence

Nina Shapiro-Perl is an award-winning producer and director who currently holds the position of Film... [More]

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(202) 885-6791
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Christopher Simpson

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Professor

Chris Simpson is a full-time professor of Journalism. He is a respected scholar and author known int... [More]

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(202) 885-2037
SOC - School of Communication
Greg Smith

Greg Smith

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Professorial Lecturer

Greg Smith has been teaching at AU since 2005. His professional background is as a film producer and... [More]

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CAS - Performing Arts
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Richard Stack

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Associate Professor

Richard Stack is a full-time professor of Public Communication. He began researching the interaction... [More]

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(202) 885-2856
SOC - School of Communication
Leonard Steinhorn

Leonard Steinhorn

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Professor

Leonard Steinhorn is a professor of Public Communication and an affiliate professor of History. His ... [More]

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(202) 885-2031
SOC - School of Communication
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Maggie Burnette Stogner

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Associate Professor

Maggie Burnette Stogner is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She teaches in the Film and... [More]

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(202) 885-2160
SOC - School of Communication
Rodger Streitmatter

Rodger Streitmatter

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Professor

Rodger Streitmatter is a full-time professor of Journalism. A cultural historian, he is a leader in ... [More]

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(202) 885-2057
SOC - School of Communication
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John Sullivan

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Journalist in Residence

John Sullivan is a full-time professor of Journalism. He is the Investigative Reporter-in-Residence ... [More]

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SOC - School of Communication
Margot Susca

Margot Susca

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Professorial Lecturer

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Scott Talan

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Assistant Professor

Scott Talan, MPA, is a full-time professor of Public Communication. He has worked in media, PR, and ... [More]

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(202) 885-6461
SOC - School of Communication

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John Watson

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Associate Professor

John C. Watson is a full-time professor of Journalism. He brings a combination of substantial profes... [More]

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(202) 885-2083
SOC - School of Communication
Paula Weissman

Paula Weissman

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Professorial Lecturer

Paula Weissman is a full-time professor of Public Communication. Weissman joins the faculty from Joh... [More]

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(202) 885-6930
SOC - School of Communication
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Russell Williams

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Distinguished Artist in Residence

Russell Williams is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He joined SOC after an illustrious... [More]

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(202) 885-2115
SOC - School of Communication

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Rhonda Zaharna

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Associate Professor

Rhonda Zaharna is a full-time professor of Public Communication. She specializes in intercultural an... [More]

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(202) 885-3995
SOC - School of Communication