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Emily MetzgarEmily Metzgar

Associate Professor
116 Ernie Pyle Hall
812-855-1255
M & W, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

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Biography

Emily Metzgar joined the Journalism faculty at Indiana University in 2008. Her research focuses on public diplomacy, international communication, and the role of media in society.
A former US diplomat, policy analyst, and newspaper columnist, Metzgar completed her PhD in media and public affairs at Louisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication. She has a master's degree in international politics from The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs and a bachelor's degree in political science and French from the University of Michigan. She is a Senior Associate at IU's Research Center for Chinese Politics and Business and an affiliated faculty member for the University's East Asian Studies Center and the Center on American and Global Security.
Metzgar is currently writing a book about American alumni of the Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program and their growing influence on the US-Japan relationship. She is herself a JET Program alumnus.

RECENT WORK
Schonemann, N.; Metzgar, E.T., & Libby, A. (Forthcoming). The Course Reflection Project: Faculty Reflections on Teaching Service-Learning. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Metzgar, E.T. (2015). "How Community Service Can Help Educate Journalism Students." PBS Mediashift. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2015). "The JET Program and the US-Japan Relationship." The Diplomat. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2015). "No Joke: This is How Public Diplomacy Works." USC Center on Public Diplomacy Blog. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2015). "Fixing America's Voice to Enhance Foreign Policy." The Conversation. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. & Lu, X.Y. (2015). "Tweeting the Pivot? The United States and PD 2.0 in Northeast Asia." Place Branding & Public Diplomacy. doi:10.1057/pb.2015.3
Metzgar, E.T. (2014). "Is U.S. 'Stuck on Stupid' on Ebola Outbreak?" USA Today. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2014). "Promoting 'Journalism with Purpose.'" USC Center on Public Diplomacy Blog. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2014). "A Cautionary Tale of Soft Power Promotion." USC Center on Public Diplomacy Blog. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2014). "Public Diplomacy as Corrective Lens?" USC Center on Public Diplomacy Blog. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2013). "Talking About Public Diplomacy: Promoting the Conversation." USC Center on Public Diplomacy Blog. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2013). "PD Academic Research: Journalism & Mass Communication Scholars Consider Opportunities." USC Center on Public Diplomacy Blog. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2013). "Fixing the Strategic Dysfunction." USC Center on Public Diplomacy Blog. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. & Hornaday, B.W. (2013). "Leaving It There: The Hutchins Commission & Modern American Journalism," Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 28(4): 255-270.
Metzgar, E.T. (2013). "The Chinese Media Reciprocity Act, Public Diplomacy and the U.S.-China Relationship," Place Branding & Public Diplomacy, 9(2), 76-87.
Metzgar, E.T. (2013). "Considering the 'Illogical Patchwork': The Broadcasting Board of Governors & U.S. International Broadcasting," CPD Perspectives. University of Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy. Available here.
Sill, K.; Metzgar, E.T. & Rouse, S. (2013). "Media Coverage of the Supreme Court: How Do Journalists Assess the Importance of Court Decisions?" Political Communication. 30(1): 58-80.
Metzgar, E.T. (2013). "Smith-Mundt Reform: In With a Whimper?" Columbia Journalism Review Online. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2012). "Journalism, Mass Communication & Public Diplomacy." USC Center on Public Diplomacy Blog. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2012). "The Medium is Not the Message: Social Media, American Public Diplomacy & Iran." Global Media Journal, 11 (21).
Metzgar, E.T. (2012). "Smith-Mundt, Public Diplomacy & the American Public." Communication Law & Policy, 17:1 (67-101).
Metzgar, E.T. (2012). "Dial Back the Outrage." Columbia Journalism Review Online. Available here.
Metzgar, E.T. (2012). "Promoting Japan: One JET at a Time." CPD Perspectives. University of Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy. Available here.
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