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Carlin Romano

Annenberg School for Communication

Carlin Romano J.D., who teaches in Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication, is a well-known journalist, lawyer, philosopher and public intellectual and the author of America the Philosophical (Alfred A. Knopf/Vintage). He specialized in freedom of expression at Columbia Law School, worked with the famous First Amendment attorney Floyd Abrams at the Wall Street law firm of Cahill, Gordon and Reindel, and served as an Inaugural Free Speech Fellow of the University of California.

During his journalism career, Romano has been a Pulitzer-Prize finalist, a Nieman Fellow at Harvard, a Guggenheim Fellow, the Literary Editor and Critic of The Philadelphia Inquirer, and Critic-at-Large of The Chronicle of Higher Education and four other national publications.