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Dr. Sherri Williams

Communications ·

Journalism Professor Wins NABJ Journalism Educator of the Year Award

Dr. Sherri Williams, assistant professor in race, media and communication, received the award because of her teaching and partnerships with national media outlets that published her students’ work and amplified their stories nationally.
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Arliene Penn

Communications ·

For Alumna Dr. Arliene T. Penn, Choosing SOC Was The Right Fit Over And Over, Again

Penn felt like the university gave her the knowledge she needed, and prepared her for where she is today.
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Child with virtual reality headset

Communications ·

Institute for IDEAS Lands $1 Million NSF Grant for Immersive Filmmaking Studio

The School of Communication (SOC) sat down with Institute Director and SOC Assistant Professor Krzysztof Pietroszek to talk about the Center and its work.
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Olivia Tinari

Communications ·

From Main Street to Wall Street: My Time at the Fox Business Network

Dean's Intern Olivia Tinari shares her experience as College Associate at FBN's Assignment Desk in summer '21.
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Hive Mechanic

Communications ·

American University and DC Public Library Partner for Neighborhood Games and Outdoor Stories

Two-year, $250k Grant from IMLS to train libraries in 20+ cities with new tool
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Adrienne Massanari with her cat

Communications ·

New Media and Digital Culture Expert Adrienne Massanari Joins SOC Faculty

This fall, American University School of Communication (AU SOC) welcomes Associate Professor Adrienne Massanari to its Communication Studies division
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Rachel Looker, Sophie Austin, Aneeta Mathur-Ashton

Communications ·

USA TODAY Washington Watchdog Fellow Announced

Three prestigious investigative journalism fellowships have been awarded to incoming SOC graduate students.
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Jane Hall Politics and the Media Intersections and New Directions

Communications ·

New Book Tackles How Media, Political Institutions Intersect and Influence Society

Politics and the Media: Intersections and New Directions is authored by award-winning journalist and SOC professor Jane Hall.
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David Falcone and Hannah Shows

Communications ·

SOC Mentor Program Equips Graduate with Networking Skills to Secure First Job

Alumna Hannah Shows reflects on how the mentorship program helped her launch her career during a pandemic.
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Jai Jamison on film set

Communications ·

Jai Jamison Wants His Films to Bring Empathy, Peace, and Beauty to the World

Jamison, (SOC/MA ’11), is a filmmaker, screenwriter, and storyteller based in L.A.
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