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About Media Relations and Strategic Communications

Through our team of internal newsroom reporters and editors, media and public relations veterans
and a full-service creative team, we tell and share the stories of one of the largest public 
research universities in the country. Our goal is to create content for, distribute content
to, and manage relationships with internal and external audiences around the globe. 

Email us at mediarelations@asu.edu or call us at [CURRENT_PHONE]

Featured experts

Scroll through our list of ASU faculty whose expertise aligns with today’s headlines and global conversations. Click on the experts' names to learn more about their expertise and recent media articles.
Mara Aspinall is a professor of practice in the College of Health Solutions. Aspinall is an expert in biomedical diagnostics, biomedicine and medical diagnostic devices.
Hitendra Chaturvedi is a professor of practice at the W. P. Carey School of Business. Chaturvedi is an expert in supply chain management, entrepreneurship and venture capital.
Stacy Leeds is a teacher and scholar of Indigenous law and policy. Leeds is the Foundation Professor of Law and Leadership at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.
Rick Rodriguez is a professor of practice at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He is an expert in journalism, media ethics and investigative reporting.
Michael Scott is one of Arizona State University’s leading experts in policing. Scott is a clinical professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the director of the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing.
Lee McPheters is a Research Professor of Economics at the W. P. Carey School of Business. McPheters specializes in producing economic forecasts for the western states, executive compensation, monetary policy, international business cycles, and issues in law and economics.
Stefanie Lindquist is the senior vice president of Global Academic Initiatives. She is recognized as an expert on the U.S. Supreme Court, constitutional law and administrative law.
Joanne Cacciatore is an associate professor at the School of Social Work. Cacciatore is an expert in community development, traumatic grief, psychology and mental health.
Thom Reilly is a professor in the School of Public Affairs and co-director of the Center for an Independent and Sustainable Democracy. Reilly is an expert in child welfare, public administration and human resources management.
Irasema Coronado is the director and professor of the School of Transborder Studies. She is an expert on human rights on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Mikhail Chester is a professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment. He is an expert in industry, innovation, infrastructure systems, and energy and environmental policy.
Dennis Hoffman is the director of the L. William Seidman Research Institute at the W. P. Carey School of Business. Hoffman is an expert in macroeconomics and measuring economic prosperity.

ASU in the media

The Associated Press

After a year, omicron still driving COVID surges and worries

ABC15

ASU professor looks to help prevent military suicides

East Valley Tribune

ASU building delivers ‘wow’ factor to Mesa

The Associated Press

Millennial Money: What makes a Black Friday deal worth it?

Arizona PBS Horizon

A diabetes prevention program for Latino families

Featured videos

President Michael Crow: Inauguration speech: Arizona State University (ASU)

Michael Crow became the 16th president of Arizona State University in 2002. On Nov. 8 of that year, he gave his inaugural address at ASU Gammage outlining his design goals, principles and hopes for a New American University.

Where does my water come from? : Arizona State University (ASU)

All the talk lately about Arizona’s reduction in Colorado River water might have you wondering where the water you use actually comes from.

The New Economy Initiative: An investment in Arizona's future: Arizona State University (ASU)

The state's investment will drive Arizona’s future economy.

Marine veterans reunite at Arizona State University: Arizona State University (ASU)

Nine Arizona State University students became close friends while serving in the same Marine Corps unit -- Combat Logistics Battalion 7, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California.

Grand-opening week for the ASU California Center: Arizona State University (ASU)

The ASU California Center celebrated its grand opening this week with multiple events featuring the schools that will have a presence there in downtown Los Angeles.

Quick facts

ASU is No. 1 in the US for innovation

For the eighth straight year, U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU No. 1 on its “Most Innovative Schools” list, ahead of Stanford and MIT. ASU again topped the list based on a survey of peers: College presidents, provosts and admissions deans around the country nominated up to 10 colleges or universities that are making the most innovative improvements.

Top 1 percent of world's most prestigious universities

ASU is in the top 1 percent of the world's most prestigious universities as ranked by Times Higher Education in the only global performance tables that measure research-intensive universities across core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

A top producer of the world's elite scholars

ASU, Harvard, Stanford and the University of Chicago are the only four institutions in the nation with elite Rhodes, Marshall and Churchill scholarship winners. ASU’s six faculty and 15 student Fulbright scholars in the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program are yet another testament to the breadth and excellence of the university’s programs.

Among best graduate schools in the US

ASU graduate programs place among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings. Twenty-one graduate programs are top 10 in the country, ranking among the best schools for law, education, business, public affairs, fine arts and others.

News from ASU

Engaging veterans to become leaders after service
The future of water in Arizona
New ASU program offers high school students who join military a seamless entry into university at end of service
ASU the No. 1 public university in US for hosting international students