Roy S. Gutterman - Director
Roy S. Gutterman is an associate professor of communications law and journalism and director of the Tully Center for Free Speech.
He returned to Newhouse in the spring of 2005 as a visiting professor of communications law. A graduate of the Newhouse school, Gutterman teaches courses in media and communications law and newswriting to undergraduate and graduate students.
At Newhouse, Gutterman was the 2009-10 director of the Carnegie Legal Reporting Program. He also works with the Society of Professional Journalists chapter and serves on academic integrity committees.
After graduating from Newhouse, Gutterman worked as a reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, covering local and state government, crime, legal issues and general news.
Gutterman also graduated from Syracuse University’s College of Law where he served as editor in chief of the law review. After law school, he clerked for a New Jersey Superior Court judge and practiced business and general litigation.
While at Syracuse, Gutterman also worked at The Boston Globe, The Courier-News in Bridgewater, New Jersey, The Post-Standard and The Daily Orange.
Gutterman writes and speaks on media law, free speech, the intersection between courts and journalists as well as legal education issues. His book, L.Rev: the Law Review Experience in American Legal Education (Academica Press 2002) is in law school libraries around the world.
He has delivered lectures at the Communication University of China in Beijing, Fudan University in Shanghai, and National Chengchi University in Taiwan.
His areas of expertise include the First Amendment, Media Law and Communications Law.
Audrey Burian – Special Project Assistant
As the Special Project Assistant at the Newhouse School, Audrey’s main responsibility is to lend support to faculty who are working on special projects. Her job is multifaceted as she helps facilitate a diverse array of events and programs at the Newhouse School. She has worked for the Tully Center since it was established in 2006 and it is now one of the primary components of her position
Jennifer Osias – Research Assistant
Jennifer Osias is a graduate student in the Public Diplomacy program earning an M.S. in Public Relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a M.A. in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Jennifer is currently the Symposium Chair for the Syracuse University chapter of the Association of Public Diplomacy Scholars. Prior to coming to Syracuse, Jennifer worked with the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. , China and Singapore. Jennifer earned her B.A. in International Relations and Political Science from Syracuse University.