Patricia Aufderheide

Founding Director • Center for Media & Social Impact, American University
Last edited January 18, 2019

Patricia is University Professor in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C. and Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Media & Social Impact there. She is co-author with Peter Jaszi of Reclaiming Fair Use: How to Put Balance Back in Copyright, and author of, among others, Documentary: A Very Short Introduction and Communications Policy in the Public Interest. She has been a Fulbright and John Simon Guggenheim fellow. She serves on the board of directors of public TV’s Independent Television Service and on various editorial boards.