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J.A. Adande

J.A. Adande

Associate Professor and Director of Sports Journalism
Phone: 847-467-4168 | Email: ja.adande@northwestern.edu

J.A. Adande has 25 years of sports media experience, having worked at ESPN, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post and the Chicago Sun-Times. He has provided written and on-camera coverage of almost every major sporting event and has insight into the rapidly changing sports media landscape.

Roger Boye

Roger Boye

Associate Professor Emeritus-in-Service
Phone: 847-491-2069 | Email: r-boye@northwestern.edu

Roger Boye has written at least a thousand articles related to numismatics (the study and history of coins/medals/tokens/paper money) and is a contributing editor of The Numismatist magazine. He has taught news writing classes at Medill since the 1970s and is parliamentarian of the Northwestern University Faculty Senate.

Clarke Caywood

Clarke Caywood

Professor
Phone: 847-372-0462 | Email: c-caywood@northwestern.edu

Clarke L. Caywood has written extensively on corporate, government and NGO responses to the public during crises. His work on political communications and advertising has been quoted at the national, state and local level on broadcast, social and print media. He has spoken extensively in China, Japan and other countries.

Debbie Cenziper

Debbie Cenziper

Associate Professor and Director of Investigative Reporting
Email: debbie.cenziper@northwestern.edu

Debbie Cenziper's investigative stories focus on social justice reporting, from affordable housing corruption to breakdowns in child welfare systems. Debbie has spent more than 20 years writing for major daily newspapers, including the Miami Herald and The Washington Post.

Tom Collinger

Tom Collinger

Associate Professor and Executive Director of Medill IMC Spiegel Digital & Database Research Center
Phone: 847-467-3433 | Email: t-collinger@northwestern.edu

Tom Collinger specializes in understanding the financial impact of the new ways customers engage with enterprises. He is executive director of the Spiegel Research Center, which focuses on proving what types of engagement drive value. This is done through deep data analysis of engagement and transaction behaviors that supportive company partners share with SRC.

Jonathan Copulsky

Jonathan Copulsky

Lecturer
Phone: 847-467-1790 | Email: jonathan.copulsky@northwestern.edu

Jonathan Copulsky works at the intersection of brand, marketing strategy, content marketing and marketing technology. He authored the critically acclaimed book "Brand Resilience," a book on brand risk management primer and digital disruption. His current research focuses on digital assistants (such as Alexa).

Kelly Cutler

Kelly Cutler

Lecturer and Director of Part-Time and Online IMC Programs
Phone: 847-467-2371 | Email: kelly.cutler@northwestern.edu

Kelly Cutler has more than 20 years of experience with digital marketing and digital media. Her work focuses on the areas of search marketing, social media marketing, programmatic, retargeting and digital analytics and measurement. She works in both theory and practice.

Michael Deas

Michael A. Deas

Lecturer and Director of Medill Media Teens
Phone: 847-491-5904 | Email: m-deas@northwestern.edu

Michael Deas focuses on editing as well multimedia reporting. He is a former editor on the national-foreign and news-editing staffs at Chicago Tribune. He was among contributors, including former President Jimmy Carter, who wrote tributes for "Grace Under Fire: Barbara Jordan's Rhetoric of Watergate, Patriotism, and Equality."

Craig Duff

Craig Duff

Professor
Phone: 847-467-4090 | Email: craig.duff@northwestern.edu

Craig Duff is a video journalist and producer who has diverse experience in television and digital video; including a leading role in environmental reporting at CNN to pioneering work in digital video at The New York Times and TIME. His recent work includes a video series on Chicago gun violence and the creation of a journalism training center in Pakistan.

Abigail Foerstner

Abigail M. Foerstner

Assistant Professor
Phone: 847-467-7664 | Email: a-foerstner@northwestern.edu

Abigail Foerstner is an award-winning reporter covering and teaching health, environment and science journalism. She teaches students how to bridge between an increasingly technological culture and general audiences who rely on science journalism to make critical decisions and understand the wonders around them. She teaches multimedia journalism.

Brent Huffman

Brent Huffman

Associate Professor
Phone: 847-491-7580 | Email: b-huffman@northwestern.edu

Brent Huffman's research centers around China's economic influence and presence around the world in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. He has also done extensive research about threatened cultural heritage and human rights around the globe. He can also talk about the U.S. and international documentary production, working in conflict, etc.

Ashlee Humphreys

Ashlee Humphreys

Associate Professor
Phone: 847-467-1820 | Email: a-humphreys@northwestern.edu

Ashlee Humphreys is a sociologist who examines core topics in consumer behavior and marketing strategy. Her research investigates topics in social media, market creation, language, and digital satisfaction. Humphreys is the author of "Social Media: Enduring Principles," and she is the creator of the Digital Satisfaction Index (DSI).

Craig LaMay

Craig LaMay

Professor
Email: clamay@northwestern.edu

Craig LaMay is a long-time scholar and practitioner in the field of international assistance, currently at Northwestern’s Qatar campus. His expertise is in international speech law and norms. He is also a sports historian, focusing on Middle East sports, U.S. sport, sports media history, and sport and human rights.

Kari Lydersen

Kari Lydersen

Lecturer and Interim Director of Social Justice News Nexus Project
Email: karin.lydersen@northwestern.edu

Kari Lydersen's research focuses, among other things, on the intersection of economics, culture, environment, labor, history and social impacts in regards to extractive industries in Midwestern (specifically water, coal, copper, oil and gas) urban, rural and Native American communities.

Abe Peck

Abe Peck

Professor Emeritus-in-Service, Director of Business to Business Communications, Senior Director of Media Management Center
Phone: 805-681-1102 | Email: a-peck@northwestern.edu

Abe Peck has worked in magazines for 40 years as a writer/editor (Rolling Stone, Outside, etc.), an author, a consultant and as Medill's director of B2B communication. The author of “Uncovering the Sixties: the Life and Times of the Underground Press,” he curated Medill's recent series on Media and the 1968 Democratic Convention.

Ceci Rodgers

Ceci Rodgers

Lecturer and Director of Global Journalism Learning
Phone: 847-467-7393 | Email: c-rodgers@northwestern.edu

Ceci Rodgers focuses on global economic and financial market forces that impact everyday people. Her expertise lies in broad economic trends (demographics, technology, Fed policy) in the U.S. and Japan, as well as derivatives and other financial innovations. She studies the relationship of the media and financial markets.

Karen Springen

Karen Springen

Lecturer and Journalism Residency Director
Phone: 847-467-1459 | Email: k-springen@northwestern.edu

Karen Springen reviews health books for the American Library Association's Booklist and freelances for publications such as Publishers Weekly. She spent much of her career as a Newsweek correspondent. As director of the Journalism Residency program, which places 150+ students a year in media internships, she quickly spots changes in the industry.

Steven Thrasher

Steven Thrasher

Assistant Professor and Daniel H. Renberg Chair
Phone: 847-467-4476 | Email: steven.thrasher@northwestern.edu

Steven W. Thrasher's research uses journalistic and social science methods to study the intersection of LGBTQ history, racism, policing, incarceration, health disparities and HIV/AIDS. His most recent research focuses on the criminalization of HIV/AIDS and the Black Lives Matter movement in Missouri.

Michelle Weinberger

Michelle F. Weinberger

Associate Professor
Phone: 847-491-8907 | Email: m-weinberger@northwestern.edu

Michelle Weinberger’s research centers on socio-cultural aspects of consumption. She studies how people use consumption to create and span symbolic boundaries. She analyzes this through collective rituals where consumption plays a central role (e.g. gift giving and community festivals) as well as social class differences in consumption. Her most recent work centers on consumer (aka crowd) funded businesses.

Zach Wise

Zach Wise

Associate Professor
Phone: 847-467-2783 | Email: wise@northwestern.edu

Zach Wise's research centers on the intersection of technology and journalism. He does iterative applied research in immersive media (AR/VR) and new storytelling forms. Through his work in the Knight Lab at Northwestern, he also creates and directs the creation of storytelling tools that are used by publications all over the world.

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