RonNell Andersen Jones named visiting scholar at Columbia’s Knight First Amendment Institute

Feb 23, 2023 | Faculty

The S.J. Quinney College of Law is pleased to announce that Professor RonNell Andersen Jones, the Lee E. Teitelbaum Endowed Chair and a renowned First Amendment scholar, has been named a visiting scholar at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University.

Andersen Jones is a respected authority on First Amendment law and press freedom. During her term as visiting scholar she will engage in scholarly research and convene a series of public conversations exploring the future of the press in the United States.

“This is a unique opportunity to focus on identifying, preserving, and reimagining the press function,” said Andersen Jones in an announcement from the Knight Institute. “Caught inside a perfect storm of economic, cultural, technological, and political forces, journalism in America faces a perilous moment.”

The Knight First Amendment Institute is a leading institution dedicated to protecting and expanding First Amendment rights through litigation, research, and education.

Read the Knight Institute’s full announcement here.