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Academic Positions

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

  College of Mass Communication and Media Arts

     Doctoral Fellow  2015-2016

     Graduate Assistant 2014-2015

     Teaching Assistant 2013-2014

     Research Assistant 2011-2014

  School of Journalism High School Summer Program

     Director  2015-

     Teaching Assistant  2012 and 2014

Illinois College Writing Center  

     Consultant, Writing Coach, Researcher 2007-2010


Professional Positions

Gateway Journalism Review 

     Managing Editor  2014-

The Jacksonville Source 

     Reporter, Staff Writer  2010-2011

Illinois College Public Relations Office

     Assistant to the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

         Grant writing & PR  2009-2010



Statistical analysis with SPSS and STATA

Spatial data analysis with ArcGIS

Online survey development  

Basic html, WordPress, Constant Contact 

University Activities

Southern Illinois University Carbondale 

    New Media Study Group 2011 –

    Graduate Committee, College of MCMA 2014-2015

        Student Rep

    Graduate and Professional School Council 2011-2012

Illinois College

    Institutional Review Board/Human Subjects 2009 

        Student Rep


Other Service

Judge for the Southern Illinois Schools Press Association (SISPA) Best Story judge in News Writing category 2015

First-generation college student mentor (at Illinois College) 2008-2009


Review Work

Broadcast Education Association Annual Conference

    Interactive Media/Emerging Technologies Division 2014

    Research Division 2014


Professional Associations

International Communication Association 2014 – 

    Political Communication Division

Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication 2014 – 

    Mass Communication & Society Division

    Communication Theory & Methodology Division

    Political Communication Interest Group 

        Graduate Student Liaison   2014-2015

Broadcast Education Association  2013 – 

    Research Division

    Interactive Media and Emerging Technologies Division

Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research  2013 –

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