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  • Mitchell Zuckoff Is Inaugural Redstone Professor in Narrative Studies

    College of Communication professor of Journalism Mitchell Zuckoff has been appointed as the inaugural Sumner M. Redstone Professor in Narrative Studies. The new professorship, made possible by a $2.5 million gift from Viacom and CBS chair Sumner Redstone (Hon.’94), is endowed in perpetuity to support a senior COM faculty member with scholarly and teaching expertise in the field of narrative studies. In his new position, Zuckoff will teach courses that explore the power of storytelling in communicating ideas, producing narrative works and studies, and organizing gatherings of other journalists. One such gathering, BU’s annual Power of Narrative conference, has hosted writers and authors like former New York Times editor Jill Abramson, best-selling author Gay Talese, and Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Tracy Kidder. From BU Today: One of Zuckoff’s goals as the first Redstone Professor is to “be a proselytizer for narrative,” he says, and one way he hopes to accomplish this is by... [ More ]