Research & Centers

MJC: Who We Are

Minnesota Journalism Center Contact Info Areas of Expertise
Ben Toff
Assistant Professor
Director, Minnesota Journalism Center
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Research interests include news audiences and political engagement, public opinion and mass media, changing norms and practices of political journalism, and political communication.
Sami Johnson
Events Director
101 Murphy Hall
Phone: 626-1723
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Event planning and management; speaker bookings; event marketing and promotion
Faculty Specialists Contact Info Areas of Expertise
Colin Agur
Associate Professor
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Mobile communication; emerging media; global media

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon
Associate Professor

[email protected] Areas of research include journalism studies, news production, social media, media sociology, and digital culture.
Matt Carlson
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Journalism studies, media studies, and cultural studies
Gayle Golden
Senior Lecturer
[email protected] Print journalism, journalism internships, ethics, partnerships
Jane Kirtley
Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law
Director of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law
[email protected] First Amendment; freedom of information; privacy; media ethics
Scott Libin
Senior Fellow
[email protected] Journalism, broadcasting, television news, ethics
Regina McCombs
Lecturer and Senior Fellow
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Visual journalism, photojournalism and visual journalism ethics, multimedia production, mobile journalism
Christopher Terry
Associate Professor
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FCC, regulation, political advertising