• BA from City College of New York (Speech/Communication)
  • MA from Queens College (Speech/Communication)
  • Doctoral courses in Psycholinguistics and Communication from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY).


Perri Chasin is a broadcast writer/producer, filmmaker and educator who is a faculty member in Liberal Arts and Sciences and who has also teaches in CAIL.  She additionally has co-taught a Prop Design course with Karen Regoli-Arthur in Product Design in which they partnered with Center Theatre Group, one of the largest theatre companies in the nation.

Her critically acclaimed series Final Curtain for National Public Radio's KCRW FM and was nominated for a Golden Mike Award. As Senior Producer of the nightly KCOP/TV 10 PM news, she was nominated for an Emmy Award. She was a producer for KNBC, CNBC, Financial News Network and co-producer of the documentary From Sea to Shining Sea: The Story of Hands Across America. She has worked at Columbia Pictures, Polygram Pictures, has produced entertainment specials, reality series, live events and was an executive at CBS Records International.

Ms. Chasin has taught at New York University and St. John's University in New York where she was named Most Valuable Faculty Member by Sigma Alpha Eta, the Student Honor Society.

She is the author of Earth Rx: A Year's Supply of Environmental Tips to Protect the Planet (Landmark Calendars) and her Hands Across America music video is part of the 'Visions and Values' permanent collection of the Skirball Museum.

Moderated "A Conversation with the Candidates" featuring Jesse Zwick (Santa Monica City Council) and Louis Abramson (California State Assembly) Addressing Homelessness in the 51st District 


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Perri Chasin has been recognized as an Inspiring Educator by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. for creating and teaching Media and Propaganda (formerly Social Change Through Media).

She is the recipient of an Otis Faculty Development OARS Research Grant on Critical Thinking.

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