Service and Affilliations

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Academic and Professional Service

School/Department

Faculty Advisory Committee, College of Information and Communications, University of South Carolina, Aug. 2021 – present

Policies and Procedures Committee (elected position), School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina, Aug. 2017 – present.

Public Relations Position Search Committee, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina, Aug. 2017 – Dec. 2017

Petitions Committee, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina, Aug. 2016 – July 2017.

Revision of journalism school bylaws, University of Nevada, Reno, Spring 2011.

University

Faculty Senator (elected), University of South Carolina, Aug. 2021 – present

Academic Associate, University of South Carolina School of Law, Mar. 2021 – present

Intellectual Property Committee (elected), University of South Carolina, June 2018 – Aug. 2021

elected chair, June 2020-Aug. 2021.

Faculty Associate, Rule of Law Collaborative, University of South Carolina, Sept. 2017 – present.

Academic Field

Article reviewer, Communications Law & Policy, August 2021.

Paper reviewer, Communications Law and Policy division, International Communications Association 2021 Annual Convention, Summer 2021.

Article reviewer, Social Media + Society, May 2021.

Paper reviewer, Law and Policy division, Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, March 2021.

Book Reviewer, Susan Dente Ross, Amy Reynolds and Robert Trager, The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication (7th ed., Sage), February 2021.

Paper reviewer, Communications Law and Policy division, International Communications Association 2021 Annual Convention, Summer 2021.

Paper reviewer, Communications Law and Policy division, International Communications Association 2020 Annual Convention, Summer 2020

Paper reviewer, Media Law and Policy in the Digital Age: Global Challenges and Opportunities mini-conference, Indiana University-Bloomington, March 2020.

Paper reviewer, Law and Policy division, Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, March 2020.

Paper reviewer, Communications Law and Policy division, International Communications Association 2019 Annual Convention, Summer 2019.

Article reviewer, Communications Law & Policy, March 2019.

Discussant, Law and Policy Division, Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, March 2019.

Paper reviewer, Law and Policy and Open Competition divisions, Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, March 2019.

Paper reviewer, Cohn Prize in Law and Public Policy, The Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters, January 2019.

Paper reviewer, Law and Policy division, Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, Spring 2018.

Paper reviewer, Law and Policy division, Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, Spring 2017.

Article reviewer, Law & Social Inquiry, Fall 2016.

Paper reviewer, Law and Policy division, Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Summer 2013.

Co-author and editor, Model Brief on Access to the Executive Branch, Media Law Resource Center, August 2017.

Journalism and Media Law

Monthly media law column, South Carolina Press Association, Oct. 2016 – present.

Speaker, Santa Clara University Law School Internet Law Student Organization “Coffee Chat,” Apr. 2021.

Speaker, “The First Amendment & Public Relations,” South Carolina Chapter, Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Mar. 2021.

Speaker, Southern Interscholastic Press Association annual convention, Columbia, S.C., Mar. 2021

Speaker, Santa Clara University Law School Internet Law Student Organization “Coffee Chat,” Dec. 2020.

Speaker, South Carolina Scholastic Press Association  virtual conference, Oct. 2020.

Speaker, South Carolina Scholastic Press Association annual convention, Columbia, S.C., Apr. 2019.

FOI Committee, South Carolina Press Association, 2019-present.

Speaker, Southern Interscholastic Press Association annual convention, Columbia, S.C., Mar. 2018.

Speaker, Southern Interscholastic Press Association annual convention, Columbia, S.C., Mar. 2017.

Speaker, Louisiana Scholastic Press Association annual convention, Baton Rouge, La., Nov. 2014.

Speaker, Louisiana Scholastic Press Association annual convention, Baton Rouge, La., Nov. 2013.

Speaker, Nevada High School Journalism Day, Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nev., Jan. 2012.

Speaker, Nevada High School Journalism Day, Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nev., Jan. 2011.

Speaker, Nevada High School Journalism Day, Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nev., Jan. 2010.

Presentation, “Copyrights and Copywrongs,” and “Privacy,” Annual High School Convention, Columbia Scholastic Press Association, New York, N.Y., Mar. 2009.

Presentation, “Copyrights and Copywrongs,” and “Privacy,” Annual High School Convention, Columbia Scholastic Press Association, New York, N.Y., Mar. 2008.

Presentation, “Copyrights and Copywrongs,” and “Privacy,” Annual High School Convention, Columbia Scholastic Press Association, New York, N.Y., Mar. 2007.

Presentation, “Copyrights and Copywrongs,” and “Privacy,” Annual High School Convention, Columbia Scholastic Press Association, New York, N.Y., Mar. 2006.

Presentation, “Copyrights and Copywrongs,” and “Privacy,” Annual High School Convention, Columbia Scholastic Press Association, New York, N.Y., Mar. 2005.


Community Service

Judge, NCFCA Region VII Qualifying Tournament (debate competition), Baton Rouge, La., Mar. 2016.

Speaker, Louisiana Scholastic Press Association annual convention, Baton Rouge, La., annually, Nov. 2015.

Judge, NCFCA Tiger Town Rumble (debate competition), Baton Rouge, La., Feb. 2015.

Judge, NCFCA Region VII Invitational (debate competition), Baton Rouge, La., May 2014.

Judge, Americas Regional Round, International Price Moot Court Competition, New York, Jan. 2013.

Scoring Judge, Nevada State Bar “We the People” oral argument competition, Nov. 2011.

N.Y.C. Bar Association (career days, journalism and Constitution programs in public schools), 2001 – 2005


Professional Affilliations

Law and the Media Collaborative Research Network, Law and Society Association (2020 – present)

Law and Policy Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (2012-present)

Communication Law and Policy Division, International Communication Association (2015-present)

Newsgathering Committee, Media Law Resource Center (2009-present)

Media Law Committee, New York State Bar Association (2003-2013)

Copyright and Intellectual Property Committee, New York City Bar Association (2001-2003)