School of Communication
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Director: Larry Gross, Ph.D.
Associate Director: Imre S. Meszaros, Ed.D.
FacultyWalter H. Annenberg Chair in Communication: Ernest J. Wilson III, Ph.D.
University Professor and Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership: Geoffrey Cowan, LL.B.
Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society: Manuel Castells, Ph.D.
Norman Lear Chair in Entertainment, Media and Society: Martin H. Kaplan, Ph.D.
Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts: Henry Jenkins, Ph.D.
Professors: Jonathan D. Aronson, Ph.D.; Sandra Ball-Rokeach, Ph.D.; Anne Balsamo, Ph.D. (Cinematic Arts); Manuel Castells, Ph.D.; Peter Clarke, Ph.D.; Michael J. Cody, Ph.D.; Geoffrey Cowan, LL.B.*; Nicholas Cull, Ph.D. (Chair, Public Diplomacy Master’s Program); Janet Fulk, Ph.D.; G. Thomas Goodnight, Ph.D. (Chair, Doctoral Program); Larry Gross, Ph.D.; Thomas A. Hollihan, Ph.D.; Andrea Hollingshead, Ph.D.; Henry Jenkins, Ph.D.; Doe Mayer, M.A. (Cinematic Arts); Margaret McLaughlin, Ph.D.; Lynn C. Miller, Ph.D.; Peter R. Monge, Ph.D.*; Ernest J. Wilson III, Ph.D.
Associate Professors: Sarah Banet-Weiser, Ph.D.*; Francois Bar, Ph.D.; Joshua Kun, Ph.D.; Randall Lake, Ph.D.; Sheila T. Murphy, Ph.D.; Stephen O’Leary, Ph.D.; Kwan Min Lee, Ph.D.; Patricia Riley, Ph.D. (Director, Global Communication Master’s Program); Kenneth K. Sereno, Ph.D.*; Stacy Smith, Ph.D.; Douglas Thomas, Ph.D.; Dmitri Williams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professors: Taj Frazier, Ph.D.; Yu Hong, Ph.D.; Lian Jian, Ph.D.
Clinical Professors: Daniel Durbin, Ph.D.; Colleen M. Keough, Ph.D.; Robert Scheer; Jonathan Taplin; Rebecca Weintraub, Ph.D. (Director, Communication Management Master’s Program)
Clinical Associate Professors: Ben Lee, Ph.D.; Susan Resnick-West, Ph.D.; Christopher Smith, Ph.D.; Gordon Stables, Ph.D. (Director, Trojan Debate Squad); Alison Trope, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professors: Daniela Baroffio, Ph.D.; Mathew Curtis, Ph.D.; Brad Shipley, Ph.D.; Paolo Sigismondi, Ph.D.; Kimberlie Stephens, Ph.D.
Lecturers: Ergin Bayrak, Ph.D.; Dorine Lawrence-Hughes, J.D.
Research Professor: Jeffrey Cole, Ph.D. (Director, Center for the Digital Future)
Research Assistant Professor: Erica Watson-Currie, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty: Vincent Brook, Ph.D.; Anne Framroze; Michael Overing, J.D.; Paula Patnoe-Woodley, M.A.; Jillian Pierson, Ph.D.; Kelton Rhoads, Ph.D.; Clinton Schaff; Justin Cody Simms; Sasha Strauss, M.A.; Tracy Westen, J.D.
Emeritus Professor: Walter R. Fisher, Ph.D.