I am an editor, writer, and researcher living in Chicago. I’ve published research on lifestyle media, social media, and marketing culture and history in academic and popular publications. I have a PhD in media and communications from Northwestern University. I’ve taught classes in media ethics, mass communications, film history, documentary, television history, and media theory at Northern Illinois University, DePaul University, and Northwestern University.

also: taiko drummer, plant enthusiast, extremely slow eater.