Interim Dept. Chairperson, Journalism & EMC
Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder, 2007
|Classes Taught: EMC 3308 Visual Communication, EMC 4375 Writing for Feature Film, EMC 4301/6315 The Blockbuster, MCOM Introduction to Mass Communication, MCOM 6463 Qualitative Research Methods, and other special-topics courses related to film.|
Research: Media power; fan cultures; film; media and place/space; media anthropology; global/international media; media and sacrality; superheroes and culture.
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Experience: Public relations and marketing; publication design and production; editorial; sports journalism; sports information; freelance journalism.
Leadership / awards: Research Chair, Visual Communication Division, AEJMC 2011; Editorial Board, American Communication Journal; 2nd Place, Top Faculty Papers Competition, AEJMC Visual Communications Division, 2010; Awardee - 2009-2010 Professing Excellence Award, Texas Tech University; 2010 Nominee - Outstanding Faculty, Student Disability Services, Texas Tech University; 2009, 2010 Nominee - Presidents Excellence in Diversity and Equity Award, Texas Tech University.