Barbie Zelizer is the Raymond Williams Professor of Communication and Director of the of the Center for Media at Risk at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School for Communication. A former journalist, she has authored or edited thirteen books, including About to Die: How News Images Move the Public (2010), Remembering to Forget: Holocaust Memory Through the Camera's Eye (1998), and over 150 articles, book chapters and essays. Recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Freedom Forum Center Research Fellowship, a Fellowship from Harvard University's Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy, a Fellowship from the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, a Fulbright Senior Scholar and a Fellowship from Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and a Peabody Fellowship, Zelizer is also a media critic, whose work has appeared in The Nation, PBS News Hour, CNN, The Huffington Post, Newsday, Liberation and other media organs. Coeditor of Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism and former Director of the Scholars Program in Culture and Communication, she is a past President of the International Communication Association, where she is also a Fellow, and a Distinguished Scholar of the National Communication Association. Her work has been translated into French, Korean, Turkish, Romanian, Chinese, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew and Portuguese. She is currently working on a manuscript How the Cold War Drives the News, for which was awarded an ACLS Fellowship for 2018-2019.