From the President and the Provost: Consultative Committee for the Selection of a Dean of the Annenberg School for Communication

We are pleased to announce the formation of an ad hoc Consultative Committee to advise us on the selection of the next Dean of the Annenberg School for Communication.  The members of the Consultative Committees are listed below.  The Committee welcomes—and will keep in the strictest confidence—nominations and input from all members of the University community. For fullest consideration, communications should be received, preferably in electronic form, no later than November 15, 2017, and may be sent to Adam P. Michaels at

—Amy Gutmann, President
—Wendell Pritchett, Provost


Theodore Ruger, Dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law (Law)


Joseph Cappella, Gerald R. Miller Professor of Communication (ASC)

Emily Falk, Associate Professor of Communication, Psychology, and Marketing (ASC)

Daniel Gillion, Presidential Associate Professor of Political Science (SAS)

Robert Hornik, Wilbur Schramm Professor of Communication and Health Policy (ASC)

Victor Pickard, Associate Professor of Communication (ASC)

Susan Yoon, Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Division (GSE)

Barbie Zelizer, Raymond Williams Professor of Communication (ASC)


Karissa Hand, Undergraduate Student

Aaron Shapiro, PhD Student 


Shawnika Hull, G’07, Gr’10

Nikhil Sinha, ASC’89, Gr’91

Ex Officio

Joann Mitchell, Senior Vice President for Institutional Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer

Staff to the Committee

Adam P. Michaels, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the President

Consultants to the Committee

Vivian Brocard, Isaacson, Miller

Greg Esposito, Isaacson, Miller

Sarah Hadjian, Isaacson, Miller