Board of Advisers

The Cox Institute is engaged with a variety of partners and collaborators. We appreciate the support we receive from everyone involved with our work. We also want to recognize the special contributions of the following industry and academic professionals who serve as advisers to our programs.

Chair: Bob Sullivan

Bob Sullivan is a veteran journalist and the author of five books, including New York Times Best-Sellers, Gotcha Capitalism and Stop Getting Ripped Off! He has won the Society of Professional Journalists Public Service Award, a Peabody award, a Carnegie Mellon University CyLab Cybersecurity Journalism Award, and the Consumer Federation of America Betty Furness Consumer Media Service Award. He spent nearly two decades working at and NBC News, and he still appears on TODAY, NBC Nightly News, and CNBC. He’s now a syndicated columnist and frequent TV guest. He is the host of AARP’s The Perfect Scampodcast, co-host of the podcast/audio documentary Breach, which examines history’s biggest hacking stories, and co-host of the podcast So, Bob, which tackles stories about the unintended consequences of technology. His latest podcast is Debugger, which explores issues at the intersection of technology and democracy and is produced in cooperation with Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and the Kenan Institute for Ethics.


Brittany L Adams-Pope, PhD
Public Service Faculty, UGA
J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development

Nick Chiles
Cox Institute Industry Fellow, 2020
Journalism Writing Lab

Ken Foskett
Senior Editor, Investigations
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Marilyn Geewax
Cox Institute Industry Fellow, 2018
NPR, retired

Amy Glennon
Cox Institute Industry Fellow, 2019
Formerly with Cox Media Group

Pallavi Gogoi
Chief Business Editor, NPR

Richard T. Griffiths
Cox Institute Industry Fellow, 2017
Georgia First Amendment Foundation
CNN, retired

Beth Hunt
Director, Editorial Recruiting and Development
American City Business Journals

Polina Marinova Pompliano
Founder and Author
The Profile

Joanna Ossinger
Markets Editor
Bloomberg News

Mizell Stewart III
Vice President / News Performance, Talent and  Partnerships

Kendall Trammell
Senior Producer
CNN Digital