Susan Moeller

Director, International Center for Media and the Public Agenda

Susan Moeller is director of the International Center for Media and the Public Agenda (ICMPA) and a professor in the schools of Journalism and Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. Moeller co-founded the Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change in Austria. She has taught at Brandeis and Princeton, was a fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School and a Fulbright professor in Pakistan and Thailand.

Moeller’s latest book is Packaging Terrorism: Co-opting the News for Politics and Profit. Other books include Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War and Death. Moeller received her AM and PhD from Harvard and her BA from Yale. In 2008, she was named a Carnegie Scholar as well as a Teacher of the Year by the State of Maryland Board of Regents.

Moeller's son, Walden Moeller-Davis, is a student at Yale and a video blogger for Huffington Post. Her daughter, Sethly Davis, a student at Johns Hopkins, is also a blogger for Huffington Post.