Associate professor and associate dean for research, creativity, internationalinitiatives and diversity in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Associate Dean for Research, Creativity, International Initiatives and Diversity
September 2009 – Present (9 years – 3 months)
Help provide opportunities and encourage faculty as they pursue scholarly and creative activity. Manage and enhance the Newhouse School’s international activities and help provide opportunities for faculty and students for teaching, learning and research abroad. Work with all interested parties to enhance the Newhouse School’s diversity in its faculty, staff and student body, and in the school’s course offerings.
1996 – Present (22 years)
Teach courses acrossthe Broadcast and Digital Journalism curriculum in the Newhouse School ofPublic Communications, from beginning writing through television and radionewscast production, long-form television journalism, ethics, and diversity inmedia.
Associate Professor and Chair, Communications
May 2004 – June 2009 5 years 2 months
Deliver the central curriculum for the Communications Department of the Newhouse School. Facilitate the staffing of the full range of Communications Department courses, from freshman-level media and society courses, to undergraduate and graduate media law courses and the research methods and other courses at the Master’s and Ph.D. levels. In collaboration with the faculty of the department, determine and administer department policies. Chair search committees for new faculty openings. Administer assistance to graduate students through instructional assistant positions, among other means.
Assistant Professor, Broadcasting
August 1989 – May 1996 (6 years-10 months)
Teach a variety of courses in the Broadcasting curriculum, including beginning writing, television reporting and television newscast courses.
Master of Arts (MA), Mass Communication/Media Studies
1978 – 1981