Graduate Program Director

I am currently serving as the Graduate Program Director (GPD). As a GPD, I am responsible for: answering questions from prospective students; overseeing the admissions process, including application review and selection of graduate students; maintaining recruitment and advising documents; overseeing the graduate program assessment process and reporting; advising new graduate students and/or assigning advisors for new graduate students; overseeing the graduate program’s curriculum and making changes where appropriate; ensuring that the program’s curriculum and related experiences are preparing students for the workplace or for future graduate study; and handling any student grievances.

Vice Head of Critical & Cultural Studies Division; AEJMC

At AEJMC, I am currently serving as the Vice-Head for Critical and Cultural Studies Division. In the past, I have held several other positions. I have been the Secretary, Lead Research Chair and Paper Competition Chair, and the Teaching Chair.

Undergraduate & Graduate Assessment Plan 

 I developed a detailed assessment plan for the Department of Mass Communications which was required by the accreditation body ACEJMC. I also developed the assessment plan for the graduate program.

Faculty Senate Member & Faculty Development Chair 

As a faculty development chair, my role was to coordinate various activities related to faculty development, including Excellence in Undergraduate Education grant, various workshops, Continuous Improvement Symposium, Teaching Excellence Award and other activities.

Phenomenal Women Award  

 I have also received the Phenomenal Women Award.