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Margot Susca (Ph.D., Florida State University) is an assistant professor in the journalism division at American University whose work operates at the intersection of investigative journalism and critical communications research, specifically focused on corporate media ownership and democracy and guided by the principles of the political economy of media. Dr. Susca is a 2002 graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism where she studied the fundamentals of urban reporting, feature writing, and breaking news in the months after the September 11 attacks.


  • –present
    Professorial Lecturer, American University School of Communication