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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 (<a href="http://www.icmpa.umd.edu/index.html">ICMPA</a>) and a professor in the schools of Journalism and Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. Moeller co-founded the <a href="http://www.salzburg.umd.edu/salzburg/new/">Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change</a> 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. <br /> <br /> Moeller’s latest book is <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Packaging-Terrorism-Co-opting-Politics-Communication/dp/1405173653"><em>Packaging Terrorism: Co-opting the News for Politics and Profit</em></a>. Other books include<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Compassion-Fatigue-Media-Disease-Famine/dp/0415920981/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;s=books&amp;qid=1238077144&amp;sr=1-1"> <em>Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War and Death</em></a>. 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. <br /> <br /> Moeller's son, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/walden-davis" target="_hplink">Walden Moeller-Davis</a>, is a student at Yale and a video blogger for Huffington Post. Her daughter, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sethly-davis/" target="_hplink">Sethly Davis</a>, a student at Johns Hopkins, is also a blogger for Huffington Post.