Reilly Center Partnerships
Partnerships are key to fulfilling the Reilly Center mission of generating thoughtful programs, dialogue and research about mass communication
and its many faceted relationships with social, economic and political issues.
Notable recent partnerships include:
LSU Ogden Honors College
The Reilly Center collaborated with the LSU Ogden Honors College to host Melissa Michelson, an associate professor at Menlo College and co-author of the new book, Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes About LGBT Rights, in the spring 2017 semester.
In fall 2017, the Reilly Center collaborated with the Honors College to host Dean Baquet, Executive Editor of the New York Times. This conversation was facilitated by students from the Manship School and the Honors College.
LSU Jewish Studies Department
The Reilly Center partnered with LSU's Jewish Studies program to welcome Dr. Steven Luckert to campus. During his visit, Dr. Luckert discussed the communication tactics employed by extremist organizations to spread their propaganda, and drew parallels between the tactics used by the Nazi party and the Islamic State. Dr. Luckert is the senior curator of the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. and has published widely on the topics of extremism and the holocaust.
LSU Women's Center
The Reilly Center partnered with the LSU Women's Center to host "She Persisted: Women at the Ballot Box & on the Campaign Trail" in fall 2017. This panel of women experts was moderated by LA Representative Julie Stokes (R, Jefferson Parish), and explored issues pertaining to women's political engagement from candidacy to office.
LSU Office of Diversity
The Reilly Center will partner with the LSU Office of Diversity to host the panel "Resistance in the Digital Age: Exercising or Abusing First Amendment Rights" on November 9, 2017.