Pawel Popiel, currently a postdoctoral fellow with the Media, Inequality & Change Center, has been named the 2021-2023 George Gerbner Postdoctoral Fellow at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jake Parelman and Matt O'Donnell are working with Amistad Law Project to track COVID-19 cases and deaths in Pennsylvania prisons, and to make the data publicly available.
As longtime Annenberg Librarian Sharon Black retires, Katie Rawson (pictured left) begins her tenure and continues the library's journey into the future of scholarship.
Lecturer David Eisenhower, grandson of the former president, offers his observations and gives the long view of the significance of Inauguration Day.
The Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a CARGC Postdoctoral Fellowship. This is a one-year position renewable for a second year based on successful performance.
Ten faculty, students and postdoctoral fellows will present research at the National Communication Association’s 2020 Annual Convention, to be held virtually. View the convention guide for more information on how to attend sessions.
Many of us are aware that the tobacco industry has been employing shady marketing techniques for decades. Their advertisements have a way of making smoking look cool and sophisticated, even though we know it’s bad for our health. But what people may not know is that the tobacco industry specifically targets certain populations — including sexual, gender, racial, and ethnic minorities — with advertising campaigns designed to increase their tobacco use. And to make matters worse, there have been very few public health campaigns focused on these same populations.
The Annenberg School for Communication is pleased to announce a new event series entitled Annenberg Conversations. The series is designed to engage Communication research and scholarship on topical issues, and each conversation will feature a member of the Annenberg Community in dialogue with one or more interlocutors from outside the school, drawing upon diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise — including academics, activists, artists, and many others.
As the 2020-21 academic year begins, two new visiting scholars and 11 new postdoctoral fellows are joining the Annenberg School for Communication and our various research centers. These scholars will research alongside and collaborate with Annenberg faculty, staff, and students for anywhere from one semester to several years. We are thrilled to welcome them!
Maori Karmael Holmes, Artistic Director and CEO of BlackStar Film Festival, has been appointed Curator-at-Large for Film at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Mediamaker-in-Residence at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.