Bradley J. Hamm
Brad Hamm is the new dean of the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University. He served as dean of the Indiana University School of Journalism for seven years until June 2012. His PhD is in mass communication research from the University of North Carolina, with a master’s degree in journalism from the University of South Carolina and an undergraduate degree from Catawba College (North Carolina). Previously, he was the associate dean of the School of Communications at Elon University in North Carolina. Hamm has taught in study abroad programs in Japan, China and Great Britain and started his career as a newspaper reporter. His teaching and research interests are in journalism history and media theory, particularly agenda setting theory.