USC students across disciples and with a variety of interests work to produce a compelling collection of articles highlighting innovative and effective Public Diplomacy for other practitioners to learn from.


Jasmine Kolano ’20


Devin Villacis ’20


Barron Omega ’20


Valery Zhukova

SPD Advisory Team

Christina Chilin ’20

Tracy Navichoque ’20


Faculty Advisors

Nicholas Cull, Professor of Public Diplomacy, Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California

Phil Seib, Professor of Journalism and Public Diplomacy, Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California

Jay Wang, Director, USC Center on Public Diplomacy

International Advisory Board

Sean Aday, Director, Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication; Associate Professor of Media, Public Affairs, & International Affairs, George Washington University

Simon Anholt, Editor Emeritus, Journal of Place Branding & Public Diplomacy

Willow Bay, Dean, USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, USC

Geoffrey Cowan, Professor, Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership, USC

Harris Diamond, CEO, McCann Erickson

Pamela Falk, Foreign Affairs Analyst & Resident UN Correspondent, CBS News

Kathy R. Fitzpatrick, Professor, School of Communication, American University

Eytan Gilboa, Professor of International Communication, Bar-Ilan University

Howard Gillman, Provost and xecutive Vice Chancellor, University of California, Irvine

Guy Golan, Associate Professor of Public Relations/Public Diplomacy, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University

Cari Guittard, Principal, Global Engagement Partners; Adjunct Faculty, Hult IBS & USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism

Markos Kunoalakis, President & Publisher Emeritus, Washington Monthly

William A. Rugh, U.S. Foreign Service (Ret.)

Crocker Snow, Edward R. Murrow Center for Public Diplomacy, Tufts University

Nancy Snow, Professor Emeritus, California State University, Fullerton; Pax Mundi Professor of Public Diplomacy, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies; Media and Public Affairs Advisor, Langley Esquire, Tokyo

Abiodun Williams, President, Hague Institute for Global Justice