Selected Publications Created by PDCA Members

PDCA Member Bruce Gregory surveys the periodical literature concerning public diplomacy.  A full list of Bruce Gregory’s Resources on Diplomacy’s Public Dimension can be found at the following link of the Institute for Public Diplomacy & Global Communication at the George Washington University:

The following publications authored by PDCA Members are available:

Abouraya, Tharwat. “Second Glance: One Woman, Two Countries, A Tolerance Mission.” Ezine Articles, March 2019.

Armstrong, Matt. “The Past, Present and Future of the War for Public Opinion.” War on the Rocks, January 2017.

Banks, Robert. “A Resource Guide to Public Diplomacy Evaluation.” USC Center on Public Diplomacy at the Annenberg School, November 2011.

Cabrera Cuadrado, Carla. “Can remain voters influence the Brexit deal?Journal of International Affairs, Columbia University, October 2019.

Conti, Katie. “Meridian Youth Programs Alumni Leading Covid-19 Response” Meridian International Center, 2020.

Dale, Helle. “New Leadership is Exactly What Voice of America Needs.” The Heritage Foundation, December 2020.

Ensor, David. “No, Governor Kasich, Voice of America’s Not About ‘Judeo-Christian’ Values.Politico Magazine, November 2015.

Gregory, Bruce. “The Paradox of U.S. Public Diplomacy: Its Rise and ‘Demise’.” Institute for Public Diplomacy & Global Communication, The George Washington University, February 2014.

Gregory, Bruce. “Public Diplomacy.” Oxford Bibliographies, May 2017.

Gregory, Bruce. “American Public Diplomacy: Enduring Characteristics, Elusive Transformation.The Hague Journal of Diplomacy 6 (2011) 351-372, 2011.

Gregory, Bruce. “Public Diplomacy and National Security: Lessons from the U.S. Experience.Small Wars Journal, 2008.

Long, Kyle. “In the Wake of War: Prospects for American-Modeled Higher Education in Iraq and Afghanistan.” Taylor & Francis Online, 2020.

Kyle, Long. “A Force for Good in the World?” Inside Higher Ed, 2019.

Kyle, Long. “Battle of the Brand: Independent ‘American’ Universities Abroad.International Higher Education (95), 2018.

Lucas, John. “Intercultural Communication for International Programs: An Experientially-Based Course Design.Journal of Research in International Education 2(3):301-314, 2003.

Lucas, John. “The IES Abroad Map for Language & Intercultural Communication.” IES Abroad, 2011.

Morris, Joshua. “Saying Goodbye to USC’s U.S. Diplomat in Residence: An Interview with Elizabeth McKay.” Ethics in Diplomacy, Public Diplomacy Magazine, USC Center on Public Diplomacy, 2020.

Morris, Joshua. “How to Craft A Public Diplomacy Campaign.” CPD Blog, USC Center on Public Diplomacy, 2020.

Morris, Joshua. “America Unplugged? The Effects of Net Neutrality on Cyber-diplomacy.” Cyber Diplomacy, Public Diplomacy Magazine, USC Center on Public Diplomacy, Winter 2019.

Oglesby, Donna Marie. “Diplomacy Education Unzipped.Foreign Service Journal, January/February 2015.

Oglesby, Donna Marie. “The Political Promise of Public Diplomacy.” Perspectives, Vol. VI, Issue 1, Layalina Productions, March 2014.

Mueller, Sherry and Overmann, Mark. Working World: Careers in International Education, Exchange and Development. Georgetown University Press (Second Edition), 2014.

Mueller, Sherry and Rebstock, Mark. Mueller and Rebstock_Impact and Practice of Citizen Diplomacy

Pataky, Julia. “German Gastrodiplomacy in the Midwest: Setting the Table for Diplomacy.” Custom Culture Blog, Goethe-Institut USA, September 2020.

Pataky, Julia. “The U.S. Embassy Vienna’s Austria to Austin Exchange.New Austrian, Austrian Embassy Washington, April 2022.

Prouty, Danielle. “Clean Water = Education, Access, Opportunity.” U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, February 2020.

Rodriguez-Jimenez, Francisco. U.S. Public Diplomacy and Democratization in Spain. Selling Democracy? Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Saks-McMillion, Marilyn. “Not Everyone Needs to Win a Nobel Peace Prize.Foreign Service Journal, December 2015, p. 30.

Shahabian, Leon et al. “What’s At Stake for Apple – and America?The Hill, February 2016.

Shahabian, Leon et al. “Killing Storytellers Does Not Stop the Stories.The Hill, February 2016.

Shahabian, Leon et al. “The Hyperlinks of Hybrid Warfare: Social Media Meets Extremism.” Huffpost, March 2016.

Somerville, Alistair. “Steering HMS Global Britain: The Future of British Soft Power and Public Diplomacy.” Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, May 2020.

Somerville, Alistair et al. “Strategic Re-Engagement: Advancing U.S. Leadership in Multilateral Diplomacy.” Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, May 2020.

Somerville, Alistair and Peter, A. “Unilateralism Won’t Help Global Britain.Journal of International Affairs (Columbia University), August 2020.

Somerville, Alistair. “A New Formula for the UN Security Council.” Global Security Review, June 2020.

Somerville, Alistair and Mayrand, E. “Interview: Audrey Kurth Cronin on European Security, Counterterrorism and Emerging Technologies.Georgetown Security Studies Review, 2020.

Somerville, Alistair. “Boris Johnson and the Weaponization of History.” The Transatlanticist, February 2020.

Steele, Janet. Mediating Islam. Cosmopolitan Journalisms in Muslim Southeast Asia. University of Washington Press, March 2018.

Trent, Deborah. “Many Voices, Many Hands: Widening Participatory Dialogue to Improve Diplomacy’s Impact.” USC Center on Public Diplomacy, May 2018.

Walker, M. Karen. “Narratives of Engagement in U.S.–India Relations: A Look Back at the U.S.–India 123 Agreement Debate.Hague Journal of Diplomacy 11 (2016):  49-77.

Walker, M. Karen. “The Rhetorical Work of Science Diplomacy:  Border-Crossing and Propheteering for U.S.-Muslim Engagement.”  Poroi 11, 2. December 2015. 

Wallin, Matthew R. “White Paper – A New American Message.” American Security Project, December 2019.

Wallin, Matthew R. “White Paper – Military Public Diplomacy.” American Security Project, February 2015.

Wallin, Matthew R. “Perspective: The Challenges of the Internet and Social Media in Public Diplomacy.” American Security Project, February 2013.

Wallin, Matthew R. “The New Public Diplomacy Imperative.” American Security Project, August 2012.

Wallin, Matthew R. “Science Diplomacy and the Prevention of Conflict.” USC Center on Public Diplomacy, February 2010.

Books by the Public Diplomacy Council

The Public Diplomacy Council, one of PDCA’s predecessors, published five books, each one inspired by a Forum conference. In each book, readers will find a series of chapters authored by public diplomacy experts, each exploring a different facet of the topic. All books are available for purchase on The most recent has been converted to digital format by the University of Southern California, where it can be downloaded at no charge.

Nontraditional U.S. Public Diplomacy
2016 Public Diplomacy Council

This volume showcases key innovations and lessons in U.S. diplomacy.  Readers will find compellingengagement strategies and primary research for shaping and communicatingpolicy among increasingly diverse, collaborative, and powerful publics. Eleven authors representing a variety of public diplomacy specialties, geographies, and sectors offer timely insights for new and seasoned readers of global relations.

Edited by Dr. Deborah Trent, the book contains chapters by Anthony C. E. Quainton, John Brown, Dick Virden, Carol Balassa, Robert Albro, Peter Kovach, Helle C. Dale, Deborah L. Trent (editor), Craig Hayden, Jong-on Hahm, and Brian E. Carlson. Read more and purchase this book on or obtain a free digital download at

The Last Three Feet: Case Studies in Public Diplomacy
2012 Public Diplomacy Council

This book offers a ground-level view of U.S. public diplomacy, written by contemporary practitioners of the discipline.  It is a unique resource for scholars, students, working public diplomats, and others with an interest in how policy relates to action in an overseas environment.  Edited by William P. Kiehl. Read more and purchase this book at

Local Voices/Global Perspectives: Challenges Ahead for U.S. International Media
2008 Public Diplomacy Council

The anthology brings together exclusive contributions of 22 specialists in the field and examines issues facing publicly-funded overseas media networks in a rapidly changing world of digital, web-based media, and new distribution technologies. Edited by Alan Heil. To learn more and purchase the book,search on

America's Dialogue with the World
2006 Public Diplomacy Council

This book is an outgrowth of the Council's forum in October 2005. Eleven writers discuss the substance of communication between Americans and those of other nations, and the ways in which that dialogue takes place. Editor William Kiehl concludes: "Americans can do a much better job of listening as they carry out their relationships with the world. But the world, too, can do a better job of articulating its thoughts to America." To learn more and purchase the book, search on 

Engaging the Arab & Islamic Worlds through Public Diplomacy: A Report and Action Recommendations
2004 Public Diplomacy Council

Inspired by the 2004 February forum, this book presents the analyses of eleven seasoned professionals on the best public diplomacy tools for engaging the Arab and Islamic world. Together, their views demonstrate how a mix of new and classic methods could help practitioners interact more successfully with Arab and Muslim publics. Edited by: William Rugh. Read more and purchase the paperback on