Mark Hannah

Kerry '04 and Obama '08 staffer, PhD fellow at USC

Mark Hannah is a veteran of the Kerry-Edwards and Obama for America presidential campaigns and an adjunct professor of media studies at The New School. A public affairs and media analyst, Mark is the political correspondent for's media blog, a contributor to Politico's "Arena," and a frequent commentator on Fox News. He is currently working on a book, Antisocial Media: Restoring Our Connections in a Media Addled Age, while working toward a Ph.D. at University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication.<br /> <br /> Within the private sector, Mark has conducted sensitive public affairs campaigns for well-known multinational corporations, major industry organizations and influential non-profits. He serves on the board of advisors of Waywire (Cory Booker's social media start-up), 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. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s program at Columbia University. His personal website is <a href="" target="_hplink"></a>, and he can be reached at markphannah [at] Follow Mark on Twitter: <a href="" target="_hplink">@ProfessorHannah</a>.