Philip Seib

Philip SeibVice Dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Philip Seib previously served as director of USC’s Center on Public Diplomacy. He is also a professor of journalism and public diplomacy and professor of international relations.

Seib’s research interests include the effects of news coverage on foreign policy, particularly conflict and terrorism issues. He is author or editor of numerous books, including:

Seib is also the editor of the Palgrave Macmillan Series in International Political Communication, co-editor of the Palgrave Macmillan Series in Global Public Diplomacy and co-editor of the journal Media, War and Conflict, published by Sage.

Prior to joining the USC faculty in 2007, Seib was a professor at Marquette University and before that at Southern Methodist University.

Contact Seib at or (213) 740-9611.