PhD, University of Southern California
Mark Hannah investigates the relationship between media transformation and public opinion. A veteran of the Kerry-Edwards and Obama for America presidential campaigns, Hannah is a public affairs and media analyst, whose writing and commentary have appeared regularly on PBS.org, Politico, Huffington Post, Fox News and CNBC.
In the private sector, Hannah has conducted sensitive public affairs campaigns for well-known corporate and non-profit clients. He is an advisor to #Waywire, Cory Booker's social media start-up. He recently served on the board of directors of the National Association for Media Literacy Education, and was a recent research fellow at the Society for New Communications Research. While working toward a Ph.D. at USC's Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, he's currently resides in Los Angeles while teaching online at The New School.