Doctoral Candidate, University of Oregon (current)
Framing digital desire, divides and dumping: A study of media coverage of electronic waste, 2002-2012
Areas of Focus: international and development communication, environmental communication, social movements and media, new media studies, political economy of technology
University of Windsor M.A. in Communication Studies & Social Justice (2008)
Master's Thesis: "Expanding Media Reform Movements: Making Policy Relevant Through Community Media Justice Organizing"
Areas of focus: organizational communication, social movements, political economy of communication, alternative and independent media history
University of Mary Washington B.A. in History (1997)
A little bit about my work:
I am a Doctoral Candidate in Media Studies at the University of Oregon's School of Journalism & Communication. My research explores the intersections of international and environmental communication, global social justice movements, and the political economy of technology. My dissertation explores the issues of electronic waste, digital device consumption and environmental justice news coverage.
Classes that I assist with and/or teach:
Gender, Media & Diversity; Alternative Media; Media Literacy; Information Gathering; Research Methods for Advertising & Public Relations; Mass Media & Society; Communication Law; Communication for Development and Social Change; Survey of Documentary Film; Principles of Public Relations