nobrien [at] usc [dot] edu
Nina O'Brien is a Doctoral Candidate at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. Nina's research focuses on organizational communication and various forms of collective action through which individuals and organizations work together to achieve common goals. Her dissertation research focuses on the American film and television industry, and examines how policy changes transform the industry's geography and its project networks. Nina is a member of ICA, NCA, INSNA and IAMCR. Before returning to graduate studies, Nina worked in commercial photography, film production, and as an adjunct instructor at the City University of New York and Marymount Manhattan College.