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Communications Specialist
B.A. degree in journalism and media studies, Rutgers University

Josh Bakan joined the Institute in September 2018. He promotes Eagleton through media outreach, social media, and serving as a liaison with journalists seeking to cover Eagleton’s work and events. Bakan incorporates digital and traditional media to enhance the Institute’s public profile and increase awareness and engagement of Eagleton’s research, education, and public service resources. He previously worked in communications and journalism with organizations such as New Jersey Advance Media, the New York Daily News, and Boston College. He graduated from Rutgers University-New Brunswick in 2014 with a major in journalism and media studies.