Dr. Tudor Vlad

Director of the Cox International Center, Senior Research Scientist, Journalism

About: Dr. Vlad’s research focuses on media challenges in emerging democracies and impact of midcareer training programs for journalists. He conducted workshops for journalists around the world.

Education

Ph.D. Philology, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

B.S. Literature, University of Bucharest, Romania

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Research Interests and Activities

Dr. Vlad’s research focuses on media challenges in emerging democracies and impact of midcareer training programs for journalists. He conducted workshops for journalists around the world.

Tudor Vlad was awarded $250,000 from the U.S. Department of State Tudor Vlad

Tudor Vlad was awarded  $250,000 from the U.S. Department of State (through the US Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia) to train 25 Georgian journalists. Grant awarded on June 25, 2019. Program Office:  Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia. Funding Opportunity Title: Media Education Program Media Education Program (MEP) DOS-GEO-19-CA-001-040119.

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The Changing Education for Journalism and the Communication Occupations Lee B. Becker and Tudor Vlad

Abstract: The book provides a unique perspective on journalism and communication education, drawing on extensive, detailed data across time to examine the evolution of education for journalism and related occupations such as public relations and advertising.

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Experience

Dr. Vlad worked as a journalist in Romania for 20 years. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Georgia, Dr. Vlad was the chair of the Journalism Department of the Babes-Bolyai University, Romania, and director of the World Free Press Institute. Dr. Vlad has been a visiting IREX Fellow at the University of North Carolina and a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the University of Georgia.

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In the News

Tudor Vlad named director of the Cox Center

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Journalists from North Africa and the Near East visit Grady College

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