BA: English, East Carolina University
MA: Journalism, UNC-Chapel Hill
1. Message design and public policy: how to elicit desired public behaviors via messaging
2. Public warning dissemination: on the design and targeting of official public-safety warnings
Conference Presentations & Publications
Career Goal Statement
Tenure-track position on a research campus.
1. meteorology [forecasting, storm chasing]
2. radio-control model helicopters
3. collecting vintage, gourmet pipe tobaccos
4. political writing
5. regional music
Reasons Why I Chose PhD Program at ECU
The PhD in Technical and Professional Discourse is a flexible enough program to allow me to dovetail English studies with public-policy and dissemination research.