PhD candidate in English, State University of New York at Albany
MFA in Fiction Writing, New York University, 2002
MA in Creative Writing, University of Central Florida, 1998
BS in Journalism, University of Kansas, 1991
BA in French Language and Literature, University of Kansas, 1991
- Audio Journalism
- Introduction to Journalism
- Illinois Public Media Practicum
In addition to teaching multimedia journalism, Chris is developing a new program to connect College of Media students with news professionals at Illinois Public Media radio and television outlets.
He is a former newspaper reporter, returned Peace Corps volunteer, fiction writer, news junkie and immediate past president of College Media Association. He is working toward his PhD in English and resting up as he ponders running his second marathon.