Areas of Expertise
Communications Law, including freedom of speech, First Amendment theory, academic speech, commercial speech and issues involving copyright and trademark.
Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Scholarly work has appeared in Communication Law and Policy and Journalism History and been presented at national and regional academic conferences.
Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Director, Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism.
Teach mass communication law, mass communication ethics, journalism history, newswriting and reporting, and public relations courses
Ph.D. Michigan State University, M.A. and B.S. University of Nebraska-Omaha
Liberal Arts and Sciences Teacher of the Year, Butler University Chapter of the Mortar Board Honor Society; Excellence-in-Teaching Award, Michigan State University; and Excellence in Teaching and Advising Award, Michigan State University Chapter of Mortar Board
Association Memberships (professional/educational)
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Law Division
Society of Professional Journalists