Professor Robert Picard, one of the world's leading academic experts on media economics and management and government communications policies, will visit the Greenlee School for its Research Friday events Friday, Nov. 3.
Picard's Research Friday presentation at noon will focus on the evolving role of social media in news. He will also present sessions to pre-tenure faculty and graduate students.
Picard is the North American Advisor for the Reuters Institute in the Department of Politics and International Relations at University of Oxford, a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, and an affiliated fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, Yale University. He is the author and editor of 30 books and has written hundreds of articles on media issues for scholarly journals and industry publications.
He received his Ph.D. at the University of Missouri, after completing an M.A. at California State University, Fullerton, and a B.A. at La Sierra University. He was a fellow at the Shorenstein Center at the J.F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and the Reuters Institute in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford.
He has been a consultant for government agencies and ministries in North America and Europe, international agencies, investment firms and numerous media companies and media labor organizations. See Picard’s complete bio.
Friday, Nov. 3 Schedule
9:30-10:30 a.m. - Mentorship session with pre-tenure faculty, 172 Hamilton
10:45-11:15 a.m. - Research session with graduate students, 172 Hamilton
Noon-1 p.m. - Research Friday presentation and lunch, 172 Hamilton
RSVP: If you'd like to attend the lunchtime presentation, please RSVP to Jan Lauren Boyles, assistant professor at the Greenlee School.