Center for Strategic Communication

Research Trends in Public Diplomacy

The following are the talking points from a presentation to the International Studies Association annual conference on Feb 20, 2015. This Emerging Scholars panel is held every year at the International Studies Association conference to highlight upcoming scholars and...

Read the report

I just got my hands on the first Comprehensive Annual Report on Public Diplomacy and International Broadcasting, produced by the US Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. I am still processing this large document (it’s 262 pages long). This is undoubtedly an...

Thinking about the state of PD research

In case you missed it back in December 2013, I wanted to direct attention back to a presentation given to the US Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy on Capitol Hill. There, the incisive Emily Metzgar and myself presented some preliminary observations about the...

Playing for Keeps

It’s nice to say things that sound strongly worded – they make you sound like you should be taken seriously. But I have to take some issue with this article from The Hill, which highlights comments made by US congressman Ed Royce, the Chairman of the House Foreign...