In Review

November 7, 2023

Neftalie Wiliams is an alumnus of the USC Master of Public Diplomacy program, Assistant Professor of Sociology at San Diego State University, and U.S. Sports Envoy for Skateboarding


Over the next five years, sports diplomacy scholars and practitioners will be watching one city in particular—Los Angeles.


Robert Banks is a former senior U.S. Foreign Service Officer and Director of the USC Master of Public Diplomacy Program.


Dmitri Williams is a member of CPD's Professional Training Faculty and a professor at USC Annenberg, where he teaches courses on technology and society, games and data analytics. 

September 27, 2023

The author's recent book, Nation Branding and Sports Diplomacy, argues that global changes such as the COVID-19 pandemic require countries to adapt their nation branding and sports diplomacy strategies.

CPD Summer Institute participants reflect on the program in a podcast hosted by CPD Visiting Scholar Eytan Gilboa.

CPD Faculty Member Margaret Moser taught the Summer Institute course, “Video Games and Public Diplomacy.”

Queer Diplomacy

The author's recent book, Queer Diplomacy, is the first study of multilateral LGBT human rights diplomacy. The book draws from the perspective of LGBT activists, human rights experts, multilateral specialists, and other practitioners.