The April issue of PDiN Monitor, CPD's electronic review of public diplomacy in the news, focuses on PD Publications.

In the most recent issue of CPD Perspectives, Mapping the Great Beyond: Identifying Meaningful Networks in Public Diplomacy, Dr. Ali Fisher highlights the importance of mapping social networks for the field of public diplomacy.

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy is proud to announce that CPD Intern and Master of Public Diplomacy student Melanie Ciolek was selected to participate in the yearlong Presidential Fellows Program run by the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress.

CPD Director Philip Seib spoke to USC alumni in Dallas and Houston April 27-28 on “Public Diplomacy and the Obama Moment.”

The Center hosted the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy April 23. The commissioners considered comments from USC faculty members on the current state of U.S. public diplomacy.

CPD Director Philip Seib recently reviewed Japan's Cultural Diplomacy by Kazuo Ogoura.

CPD Director Philip Seib participated in a conference call exchange hosted by the Pacific Council on International Policy April 22.

CPD Director Philip Seib has reviewed Battles to Bridges: U.S. Strategic Communication and Public Diplomacy After 9/11 by R. S. Zaharna.