Angela Ards
Director of Journalism and Associate Professor of English. Author of Words of Witness: Black Women’s Post-Brown Autobiography. Former editor and writer at The Village Voice and Ms. Published in Time, Essence, The Nation, and The Los Angeles Times Book Review, among others.

Don Aucoin​
​Chief t​heater critic for The Boston Globe. Coauthor of Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy. Former Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

Joe Bergantino
Investigative reporter and co-founder and executive director emeritus of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting. 

Jennifer Berkshire
Writer and editor published in The Washington Post, Salon, The Progressive, and The Baffler. Co-creator of education podcast, Have You Heard.

Christine Caswell
Telly Award-winning broadcast journalist for television and radio news. Director of Undergraduate Studies for Communication. 

David Daley
2018-2019 Institute for Liberal Arts Journalism Fellow. Author of Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy. Former editor in chief of Salon

Jimmy Golen
Sports writer for The Associated Press, covering five Super Bowls, four Olympics, three World Series, two NBA finals and one Stanley Cup. Also covers Boston College basketball in addition to the area’s professional sports teams.

Maura Johnston
Music critic and editor published in The New York TimesTime, The Boston Globe, and Rolling Stone, among others. Former music editor of The Village Voice and a weekly host for BC’s alternative-music radio station WZBC.

​Jonathan Laurence
Professor of Political Science. Author of Coping with Defeat: Sunni Islam, Roman Catholicism, and the Modern State. Member of the Journalism Steering Committee.

Toby Lester
Author of The Fourth Part of the World and DaVinc​i’s Ghost. Contributing​ editor at The Atlantic, also published in The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and​ The American Scholar, and in a number of anthologies, including the New Literary History of America.

Jon Marcus
Writer, author, and editor published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Time, US News, and The Boston Globe, among others. Higher-education editor for The Hechinger Report, North America correspondent for The Times (U.K.) Higher Education Magazine, and former editor in chief of Boston Magazine.

Barbara Moran
Award-winning science journalist who has published in The New York TimesNew ScientistTechnology Review, and The Boston Globe Magazine, and produced television documentaries for PBS, the Discovery Channel, and the History Channel, among others. 

Janelle Nanos
Business reporter at The Boston Globe, with pieces published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism.

Joseph Nugent
Professor of the Practice of English. Author of Walking Ulysses and Digital Dubliners.

John O’Connor
Creative writer and journalist published in The New York Times, GQFinancial Times, ​Open City, Post Road,​ Quarterly West, and the anthologies The Best Creative Nonfiction Vol.1 and They’re at It Again: An Open City Reader. Served two years as a foreign correspondent for Japan’s largest daily.​

Heather Cox Richardson
Professor of History. Author of To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party, contributing editor of The Historical Society blog, and award-winning blogger at Richardson’s Rules of Order. Member of the Journalism Steering Committee.

Carlo Rotella
Director of American Studies and Professor of English. Author of Playing in Time: Essays, Profiles, and Other True Stories. Regular contributor to The New York Times Magazine and former columnist for The Boston Globe​. Member of the Journalism Steering Committee.

Michael Serazio
Assistant Professor of Communication. Author of Your Ad Here: The Cool Sell of Guerrilla Marketing. Member of the Journalism Steering Committee.

Chris Wilson
Professor of English. Author of Learning to Live with Crime: American Crime Narrative in the Neoconservative Turn. Member of the Journalism Steering Committee.