since August 2016

Assistant Professor of Journalism
College of Communications
The Pennsylvania State University

Faculty Affiliate
John Curley Center for Sports Journalism
The Pennsylvania State University

August 2014 – August 2016

Assistant Professor of New Media
Department of Journalism & Media Management
School of Communication
University of Miami


2011 – 2014

Ph.D., Media & Information Studies
School of Journalism, Michigan State University.
Advisor: Dr. Stephen Lacy

2002 – 2007

M.A. / German Diploma, Online Journalism
Department of Media, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences.
Advisor: Dr. Klaus Meier

2006 – 2007

B.A. / International Student Exchange
Mass Communication & Physical Education
University of Wisconsin – Green Bay

* abbreviated version. For more information please download CV.