Faculty News

Check out our annual yearbook to see what our students, faculty, and staff have been up to all year and how we’re advancing communication theory and practice to prepare our students for the future.
The SOJC’s advertising programs prepare students to think broadly about both the effectiveness and the impacts of advertising while helping them create a career that makes a difference.
The UO School of Journalism and Communication’s journalism program is evolving at its fastest pace ever to prepare students for a field that’s going through big changes.
With classes centered on communication fundamentals, group work, real-world client partnerships, emerging technologies and mentorship, PR faculty prepare students to work in an ever-changing field.
Undergraduates majoring in media studies learn how to examine the media’s social, cultural and economic impact from an ethical perspective while gaining research and media production skills.
Danny Pimentel, SOJC’s assistant professor of immersive media psychology, wrote in Bloomberg’s Mint Lounge about how product returns can be reduced in online shopping with virtual try-ons.
Whitney Phillips, SOJC’s professor of digital platforms and ethics, explains the impact having instant access to horrific images and circumstances from the Israel-Hamas wars has on people.
Regina Lawrence, who is also research director for the Agora Research Center, participated on a panel of experts addressing a study by the nonpartisan League of Women Voters of Washington.
Assistant Professor Diego Cortés, from Colombia, is working to shift student focus from a broad international perspective to an interconnected global perspective, especially around religion.
Nicole Dahmen has been a longtime professor in the SOJC and is now bringing her passion for research and journalism to the Clark Honors College as a new member of the core faculty.