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...

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...

Rethinking US public diplomacy and digital engagement

I had the pleasure of speaking with Mike Ardaiolo of the Public Diplomat, a podcast and website produced by students and scholars at Syracuse University’s public diplomacy program. Here is the link: U.S. Public Diplomacy in a Digital Context I speak about my research...