We Are SC: Conversations with President Carol Folt

A part of the USC AMPLIFIED series, President Folt sits down one-on-one for stimulating conversations with USC’s faculty and deans, giving the Trojan family a chance to learn about the remarkable people serving the USC community.

Pedro Noguera

Carol Folt sits down with USC Rossier Dean Pedro Noguera to discuss what U.S. K-12 schools can learn from other countries’ pandemic experiences, how educators can explain racial justice to students and more.

Geoffrey Garrett

Carol Folt sits down for a conversation with USC Marshall’s new dean, Geoffrey Garrett— and COVID-19 isn’t far from their minds.

Amber Miller

In a conversation with Carol Folt, USC Dornsife Dean Amber Miller cites the importance of collaboration — especially during a pandemic. Watch the video, the latest in the president’s We Are SC interview series with university leaders.

Dolores Huerta

In an inspiring close to USC’s Latinx Heritage Month celebration, Carol Folt interviews American labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, President and Founder of the Dolores Huerta Foundation.

Bob Shrum and Mike Murphy

Carol Folt interviews Bob Shrum and Mike Murphy, co-directors of the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future, who share their insights on the presidential campaign, the latest on the influential USC Dornsife Daybreak Poll, and what to expect on Election Day 2020.

Emily Nix and Jack Feinberg

Carol Folt gets into an interesting discussion with USC Assistant Professor Emily Nix, whose remote learning hack generated more than 100,000 views on social media, and USC Professor Jack Feinberg, who revolutionized the way lab experiments are carried out with virtual learning.

Channing Godfrey Peoples

As part of USC’s International Women’s Day 2021 celebration, Carol Folt sits down with rising filmmaker and alumna Channing Godfrey Peoples for an inspiring conversation about Peoples’ career and her critically acclaimed, award-winning film, “Miss Juneteenth.” USC Cinema Dean Elizabeth Daley provides introductions.

Kevin Young and Robin Coste Lewis

Carol Folt and USC Professor Robin Coste Lewis talks poetry with Kevin Young. Young is an award-winning poet, author, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, and poetry editor of The New Yorker.