CMCS joins CEU's School of Public Policy; welcomes Phil N. Howard

Phil Howard

CEU's Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS) has joined the School of Public Policy. As part of the School, the Center will strengthen research and collaborations with policy experts and civil society in the areas of media, communication, information, and technology policy.

Joining the Center’s leadership team with Chair Monroe Price and Executive Director Kate Coyer is new faculty member Phil N. Howard, who will serve as CMCS Director. Howard, appointed to serve as professor of media and communication policy and governance, is a member of the SPP’s founding faculty. He will play an instrumental role in leading the Center and further developing the global scope of scholarship and activities. A prominent commentator on global media policy issues, Howard is currently a professor of communication, information and international studies at the University of Washington and a fellow at Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy. His latest book, “Democracy's Fourth Wave? Digital Media and the Arab Spring,” has just been published by Oxford University Press. Howard’s writings appear at http://philhoward.org.
Center for Media and Communication Studies
CEU’s Center for Media and Communication Studies was founded in 2004 to advance the democratic potential of the media in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond. The Center serves as a focal point for an international network of acclaimed scholars and academic institutions, provides trainings and consultancies, and organizes scholarly exchanges through workshops, lectures and conferences, including its annual summer institute: Internet Governance, Civil Society and Public Policy Advocacy. Visit CMCS at http://cmcs.ceu.hu.
CEU School of Public Policy
Starting in September 2013, CE

Joining the Center’s leadership team with Chair Monroe Price and Executive Director Kate Coyer is new faculty member Phil N. Howard, who will serve as CMCS Director. Howard, appointed to serve as professor of media and communication policy and governance, is a member of the SPP’s founding faculty. He will play an instrumental role in leading the Center and further developing the global scope of scholarship and activities. A prominent commentator on global media policy issues, Howard is currently a professor of communication, information and international studies at the University of Washington and a fellow at Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy. His latest book, “Democracy's Fourth Wave? Digital Media and the Arab Spring,” has just been published by Oxford University Press. Howard’s writings appear at http://philhoward.org.

CEU School of Public Policy

Starting in September 2013, CEU’s School of Public Policy will offer a two-year flagship Master of Public Administration program that will attract exceptional students who seek a professional education equipping them to make contributions towards addressing the paramount public policy challenges of the 21st century. Its signature 'passion project' and Skills for Impact curriculum will emphasize entrepreneurship, innovation, cultural awareness, and a commitment to the public good. Visit SPP at http://spp.ceu.hu.