Service Update: Vice President of Graduate Student Senate

I was elected as the Vice President of the University of Iowa’s Graduate Student Senate (GSS) for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Vice President of GSS supports the President and is responsible for the planning and execution of the Jakobsen Conference, a poster presentation-based academic conference for University of Iowa graduate students. The conference encouragesContinue reading “Service Update: Vice President of Graduate Student Senate”

New Position: Reviews Editor for the Journal of Communication Inquiry

I’m happy to announce that I’ll be taking over the Reviews Editor position for the Journal of Communication Inquiry beginning June 1, 2018. I’ve served on the journal’s advisory board for the past year, and it’ll be great to further my involvement with the journal. I’ll be working closely with the Managing Editor to solicitContinue reading “New Position: Reviews Editor for the Journal of Communication Inquiry”

Service Update: Graduate Student Senate

I volunteered to represent the graduate students from the school of journalism and mass communication in the University of Iowa’s Graduate Student Senate. As a senator, I have two main responsibilities. First, I attend monthly meetings that detail a variety of institutional occurrences that affect graduate students. Second, I am required to serve on aContinue reading “Service Update: Graduate Student Senate”

Service Update: President of Journalism and Mass Communication Graduate Student Association

The journalism and mass communication graduate students at the University of Iowa voted for me to be the president of the our graduate student association beginning fall 2017. The job holds a variety of responsibilities including representing graduate student concerns to the faculty, planning events, and organizing grad student visits with guest scholars. I’m lookingContinue reading “Service Update: President of Journalism and Mass Communication Graduate Student Association”

Service Update: Advisory Board Member for the Journal of Communication Inquiry

I was recently selected to serve on the Journal of Communication Inquiry‘s advisory board. The journal focuses on publishing research that critically analyzes mass communication and culture from interdisciplinary perspectives. Well known authors including James Carey, Stuart Hall, Angela McRobbie, Vincent Mosco, Janet Wasko, and more have previously published in the journal, exploring how massContinue reading “Service Update: Advisory Board Member for the Journal of Communication Inquiry”

Service Update: Secretary for Journalism and Mass Communication Graduate Student Association

I’ve volunteered to serve as the secretary for the Journalism and Mass Communication Graduate Student Association for the 2016-2017 school year. I’ll be the record keeper for GSA meetings and graduate student events. I’m excited to start working with the GSA to build the grad student culture at the University of Iowa, and I hopeContinue reading “Service Update: Secretary for Journalism and Mass Communication Graduate Student Association”

Service Update: Executive Publishing Board Student Representative for Wichita State University’s The Sunflower

The Sunflower is a student newspaper published out of the Elliott School of Communication at Wichita State University. Every year, the director of the Elliott School nominates one graduate student to serve as a representative for the students on The Sunflower‘s Executive Publishing Board. Dr. Matt Cecil elected me as the student representative for theContinue reading “Service Update: Executive Publishing Board Student Representative for Wichita State University’s The Sunflower”