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Communications Journalism Media

How to Transition from Profession to Faculty

May 7, 2021 at 12:00pm1:00pm EDT

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Interested in making the jump to academia—now, or in the future? Come meet professors who pivoted from industry professionals to full-time faculty at the Newhouse School. They’ll share how they made the transition and what they’ve learned along the way.


Shelvia Dancy, professor of practice, broadcast and digital journalism

Imraan Farukhi, assistant professor, television, radio and film

Soo Yeon Hong, assistant teaching professor, public relations and visual communications

Rebecca Ortiz, assistant professor, advertising

Dan Pacheco, Peter A. Horvitz Endowed Chair in Journalism Innovation, magazine, news and digital journalism

Olivia Stomski, professor of practice, television, radio and film and broadcast and digital journalism; director, Newhouse Sports Media Center

This event was first published on March 29, 2021 and last updated on May 3, 2021.

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