USC Annenberg Dean and CPD University Fellow, Dr. Ernest J. Wilson III, delivers a lecture entitled “Public Diplomacy, a New Tool for Dubai,” at The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Communication at The American University in Dubai.

CPD University Fellow, Philip Seib’s newly published book The Al Jazeera Effect explores how the rise of satellite television and the Internet is reshaping global affairs.

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy kicked off its 2008 Summer Institute in Advanced Public Diplomacy on Sunday July 20, 2008.

CPD University Fellow, Nick Cull, publishes a new book chronicling U.S. public diplomacy efforts during the Cold War: The Cold War and the United States Information Agency.

CPD Fellow Monroe E. Price Co-Edits a New Publication on the Olympics featuring a chapter by Master of Public Diplomacy Program Director Nicholas Cull.

The University of Southern California was honored with one of four inaugural Benjamin Franklin Awards for Public Diplomacy, a prestigious new honor bestowed by the U.S. Department of State. U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice presented the award in a ceremony on April 8 in Washington, D.C.

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy at the Annenberg School (CPD) is proud to announce the recent publication by Palgrave Macmillan of “The Diplomatic Corps as an Institution of International Society,” co-edited by CPD Acting Director Geoffrey Wiseman in conjunction with Paul Sharp of the University of Minnesota Duluth.

The newest edition of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science is devoted to Public Diplomacy and features several contributions from CPD fellows.