Aleszu Bajak
Graduate Programs Manager

Cathy Bright
Graduate Enrollment Manager


John Wihbey

John Wihbey is an assistant professor of journalism and media innovation at Northeastern University, where he heads the graduate programs in the School of Journalism. He is a faculty affiliate with the Global Resilience Institute and the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks. His forthcoming book is The Social Fact: News and Knowledge in a Networked World (MIT Press, Spring 2019). He is faculty co-director of the Co-Laboratory for Data Impact, which will formally launch in fall 2019.

Woodrow Hartzog

Professor Hartzog joined the faculty of the School of Law in 2017 and holds a joint appointment with the College of Computer and Information Science, where he teaches privacy and data protection issues. His research focuses on the complex problems that arise when personal information is collected by powerful new technologies, stored and disclosed online.

Professor Hartzog’s work has been published in numerous scholarly publications such as the Yale Law Journal, Columbia Law Review, California Law Review and Michigan Law Review, and popular national publications such as The Guardian, WIRED, BBC, CNN, Bloomberg, New Scientist, Slate, The Atlantic and The Nation.

Sarah Jackson

Sarah J. Jackson is an expert in how communication constructs identity and shapes social change in U.S. culture. A scholar of the public sphere, she studies how media, journalism and technology are used by and represent marginalized publics, with a focus on communication by and about Black and feminist activists. Her first book, Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press (2014) examines the relationship between Black celebrity activism, journalism and American politics.

Dietmar Offenhuber

Dietmar Offenhuber is Associate Professor at Northeastern University in the departments of Art + Design and Public Policy. He holds a PhD in Urban Planning from MIT, a MS in Media Arts and Sciences from the MIT Media Lab, and a Dipl. Ing. in Architecture from the Technical University Vienna. Dietmar was Key Researcher at the Austrian Ludwig Boltzmann Institute and the Ars Electronica Futurelab and professor in the Interface Culture program of the Art University Linz, Austria.