Brooke Barnett, Ph.D, Indiana University: Brooke Barnett is senior fellow for Diversity and Global Engagement, advisor to the President, and Professor in the School of Communications at Elon University. Prior to coming to Elon she worked as a news director, documentary producer, reporter and host/producer in public television. Since joining the Elon faculty in fall of 2001, Brooke has written or co-written four books and one monograph, as well as numerous book chapters and journal articles. Her documentary films have been broadcast, screened at festivals and won awards. Barnett has served on a number of university wide committees and was chair of Elon’s faculty governing body. She was the founding director of the Elon Program for Documentary Production and is the executive director of the Sunshine Center of the North Carolina Open Government Coalition.