Susan Moeller is the director of the International Center for Media and the Public Agenda (ICMPA) at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is an associate professor of media and international affairs in the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and an affiliated faculty member at the School of Public Policy. Moeller is also the lead faculty member for the Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change, a program in Austria that each summer brings 60 students and a dozen faculty together from all over the world to jointly create Global Media Literacy course materials.
Prior to coming to Maryland, Moeller was a senior fellow in the International Security Program at the Kennedy School. Moeller has also taught at Brandeis and Princeton, and was a Fulbright professor in Pakistan and Thailand.
Moeller has just published a new book Packaging Terrorism: Co-opting the News for Politics and Profit (Wiley-Blackwell), and is the author of several other books, including Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War and Death (Routledge).
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