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Full-Time Faculty

Patricia Aufderheide University Professor SOC - School of Communication

Patricia Aufderheide is University Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C. She founded the School's Center for Media & Social Impac

  paufder@american.edu

  (202) 885-2069

W. Joseph Campbell Professor SOC - School of Communication

Dr. W. Joseph Campbell is a tenured full professor in the School of Communication's Communication Studies program. He joined the AU faculty in 1997, after some 20 years as a professional journalist. A

  wjc@american.edu

  (202) 885-2071

Adrienne Massanari Assoc Professor SOC - School of Communication

Dr. Adrienne L. Massanari is an Associate Professor in the School of Communication at American University. Prior to joining AU she was Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and affili

  adrienne@american.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Erica Basu Adjunct Instructor SOC - School of Communication

Erica Diya Basu is an Adjunct Instructor in the School of Communication's Public Communication Division. Erica has over two decades of experience as a seasoned communication professional in strategic,

  eb3816a@american.edu

Susan Erenrich Adjunct Professorial Lect School of Prof and Extd Studies

Areas of Expertise: Leadership and Change, Community Building and Social Movements, Nonprofit/Arts AdministrationSusan (Susie) J. Erenrich is a social movement history documentarian.

  erenrich@american.edu

Teresa Mendes Adjunct Instructor

Teresa Mendes has more than ten years of experience working in non-profits, education, and communications. She is currently the Technical Writer and Editor working on the Federal Aviation Administrati

  tmendes@american.edu

Felicia Pratt Adjunct Instructor

Dr. Felicia Pratt has worked in online communication for more than ten years. As a practitioner, she has created strategic digital communication plans for civic associations, local political candidate

  fpratt@american.edu