Ben Bagdikian - EMERITUS PROFESSOR AND DEAN
Former assistant managing editor for national news at the Washington Post. Author of several books, including In the Midst of Plenty: The Poor in America, The Media Monopoly, and Double Vision: Reflections on My Heritage, Life and Profession.
Timothy Ferris - EMERITUS PROFESSOR
Author of ten books and over 200 articles and reviews, mostly on astronomy and physics. Regular contributor to The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books. Guggenheim Fellow. Author and host of two PBS-TV specials, "The Creation of the Universe" and "Life Beyond Earth." Ferris was among five faculty at UC Berkeley to be named fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
David Littlejohn - EMERITUS PROFESSOR
Served as arts critic for KQED-TV in San Francisco and the PBS network. Author of 11 books and recipient of numerous fellowships and awards. Current contributor to Wall Street Journal. Ph.D. from Harvard University.
A. Kent MacDougall - EMERITUS PROFESSOR
A newspaper reporter for 25 years, including at the Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times. In 1987 he wrote a 24,000-word series of articles for the Los Angeles Times on deforestation around the world and through the ages. The series won the Forest History Society's John M. Collier Award for Forest History Journalism.
Orville Schell - EMERITIS PROFESSOR AND DEAN
Author with longtime focus on China, international reporting, and magazines. Since retiring from the faculty in 2007, joined the New York City-based Asia Society. Currently oversees a new Center on U.S.-China Relations, with particular interest in greenhouse gas emissions. Send Email.
Andrew A. Stern - EMERITUS SENIOR LECTURER
Leader of the television program, 1969-1992. His PBS documentary "How Much is Enough? Decision Making in the Nuclear Age" won the George Polk Award. Send Email.
James C. Spaulding - EMERITUS SENIOR LECTURER
Former reporter for the Milwaukee Journal and president of the National Association of Science Writers.
Carolyn Wakeman - EMERITUS ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Author of “To the Storm: The Odyssey of a Revolutionary Chinese Woman,” Wakeman also co-wrote with Harry Wu “Bitter Winds: A Memoir of My Years in China’s Gulag” and edited with faculty member Ken Light “Assignment Shanghai: Photographs on the Eve of Revolution" and with former JSchool Visiting Scholar San San Tin, "No Time for Dreams: Living in Burma under Military Rule" (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009). Wakeman holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a doctorate from Washington University, both in English literature, and formerly taught at Yale University and Beijing Foreign Studies University.