Geoffrey Cowan


Geoffrey Cowan is a University Professor at the University of Southern California, where he holds the Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership and directs the Annenberg School’s Center on Communication Leadership and Policy. From 2010-2016, he was the founding President of the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands. From 1996-2007, Cowan served as dean of the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism… [read more]


ev_boyle_headshot_tanEverett Boyle

Associate Director

Ev Boyle is the Associate Director of CCLP and the founding director of Civic Tech USC, a new initiative that focuses on how technology can connect citizens to government and to each other in ways that improve democracy and civic life.


Susan Crookston Goelz

Office Manager

Susan Crookston Goelz is CCLP’s program assistant/office manager. She is the Center’s primary administrative staff member, responsible for budget administration, event coordination, office management and payroll administration, among other duties.

Cowan Scholars

Skye-FeatherstoneSkye Featherstone

Geoffrey Cowan Scholar

Skye Featherstone is a Geoffrey Cowan Scholar at USC Annenberg’s CCLP. He is pursuing a joint M.Sc/M.A. in Global Media and Communications from the London School of Economics (LSE) and USC.


Jung-hwa “Judy” Kang

Geoffrey Cowan Scholar

Judy Kang is a public diplomat, researcher, art exhibit coordinator and representative of graduate students at the University of Southern California (USC). As a Geoffrey Cowan Scholar, Judy is pursuing a Master of Public Diplomacy from USC where she is a Director of Operations-Elect at the USC Graduate Student Government, a Senator of the Annenberg Graduate Student Representatives and a Global Chair of the Third Space Thinking project.