My highest goal as a teacher, with journalism in transition, is to encourage and help students to develop what Paolo Freire calls an “especially flexible, critical spirit.”

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SOJC Track Bureau

We cover all meets at Hayward Field, including the Pre, NCAA championships and Olympic trials: 443 stories in four terms. I’m bureau chief. My students are reporters.

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Writing Central

As co-founder and co-director of the SOJC’s peer writing support program, I train undergraduate writing coaches and conduct research into writing instruction.

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Engaged Journalism

I conduct research on and build curriculum with principles of engaged journalism, which I believe is crucial not only for journalism, but for our democracy.

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As a full-time journalist and now a freelancer, I have specialized in sports, women’s issues, higher education, and journalism education. You can see my work here.

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