Silvio R. Waisbord
- Professor of Media and Public Affairs
- MPA 419
- [email protected]
Areas of Expertise
Global media; press and politics; health communication, development, and social change
Silvio Waisbord is a professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University. His most recent book is “Communication: A Post-Discipline” (Polity, 2019). He is past editor-in-chief of the Journal of Communication and the International Journal of Press/Politics.
He has lectured and worked in more than 30 countries, published 14 books and written over 100 journal articles, book chapters and newspaper columns. He holds a Licenciatura in sociology from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, San Diego.
Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, San Diego, 1993
M.A., Sociology, University of California, San Diego, 1990
Licenciatura, Sociology, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1985
Communication: A Post-Discipline. (2019). Polity.
Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights. Edited with H. Tumber. (2017). Routledge.
News of Baltimore: Race, Rage, and the City. Edited with L. Steiner. (2017). Routledge.
Media Movements: Civil Society and Media Reform in Latin America. Silvio R. Waisbord and M.S. Segura. (2016). Zed.
Media Sociology: A Reappraisal. (2014). Polity. (editor).
Reinventing Professionalism: Journalism and News in Global Perspective. (2013). Polity.
Vox Populista: Medios, Periodismo, Democracia. (2013). Buenos Aires: Gedisa.
Watchdog Journalism in South America: News, Accountability and Democracy. (2000). Columbia University Press.
SMPA 6101 Journalism: Theory and Practice
SMPA 6205 Media and Globalization