Areas of Expertise
Our faculty conduct innovative scholarly research and teach courses in a broad spectrum of topics—from the principles and practice of journalism to global media studies, and from science and environmental journalism to reporting in the U.S-Mexico borderlands.
Diversity, Inclusion & Ethics
Our faculty are committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and ethics throughout the curriculum and in extracurricular activities. Some focus specifically on these areas.
Faculty with decades of professional experience study complex global issues and prepare students to meet the challenges—and growing peril—of reporting across frontiers.
Multimedia & Digital Innovation
Faculty specialize in teaching multimedia, mobile technologies, data journalism and emerging media.
Faculty conduct research on issues and trends in public affairs and train students to produce accurate news coverage that helps audiences understand politics, government, courts and school boards.
Science & Environmental Journalism
Faculty examine the history of science journalism and train students to cover the wonders and complexities of science and environmental discoveries, issues and the people behind them.
Television, Radio & Podcasting
Faculty focus on news and documentary storytelling across platforms.
U.S.-Mexico Borderlands & Latin America
Faculty conduct research and teach about the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and Latin America, with an emphasis on news media, violence against journalists, and international migration and diasporas.