Curriculum Vitae

CORSBIEMASSAY-CV.pdf

Employment
2013 – Current Assistant Professor of Communications

Syracuse University – S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Emphasis: Group Representation and Diversity in Media.

2013 Postdoctoral Researcher

Loyola Marymount University – Psychology Applied Research Center (PARC)

Communities Creating Healthy Environments (Robert Wood Johnson Fndn.)

Education
2012 Ph.D., Social Psychology, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

University of Southern California

Emphasis: Media Psychology and Social Identity.

Dissertation: Racial and Gender Exclusion Affects Novel Group Identity:
An Experimental Investigation of Symbolic Annihilation.
2009 M.A., Social Psychology, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

University of Southern California

Emphasis: Media Exclusion and Community Belonging.

2006 M.A., Critical Studies in Film and Television, School of Cinematic Arts

University of Southern California

Emphasis: Television, Mass Media, and Youth Culture.

2003 B.S., Brain and Cognitive Science

B.S., Humanities: Comparative Media Studies

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Awards and Fellowships
2014 Communication Theory and Methods (CT&M) Top Theory Paper, Second Place Faculty Paper: #WhereAreTheWomen: Psychological Effects of Gender Annihilation. Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism, Media, and Communication, Montreal, Canada.
2006 – 2012 Provost Fellow – Office of the Provost, USC The Graduate School.
2007 Summer Research Fellowship – USC College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences.
Professional Presentations and Invited Talks
Dec 8, 2015 Panelist. Black Women in Media. Presented by BRIC Stoop Series, Brooklyn, NY.
Nov 19, 2015 Panel Moderator: What Mainstream America Still Doesn’t Get About Black Twitter. Presented by Burrell Communications and Social Media Week, Chicago, IL.
Oct 13, 2015 Moderator: Invited Student Q&A with Charles M. Blow, New York Times Columnist. Presented by University Lectures, Syracuse, NY.
Sept 18, 2015 Panelist: How do Media Maintain the Lie? Valuing Black Lives: The Annual Global Emotional Emancipation Summit. Presented by Congressional Black Caucus 45th Annual Leadership Conference, Washington, DC.
Aug 10, 2015 Beyond Targeted Marketing: Identity Activation and the Black Market Paradox. Burrell Communications, Chicago, IL.
Apr 17, 2015 TEDx Presenter: The Psychology of Selfies. TEDxSyracuseUniversity.
Feb 11, 2015 Interview: Robyn Lattaker-Johnson. 14th Annual S.I. Newhouse Conversations on Race and Entertainment Media. Presented by S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Syracuse University.
Mar 22, 2014 Panel Moderator: Political, Artistic and Journalistic Representations of the Civil Rights Movement and Era. Looking Back, Moving Forward: 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Civil Rights Movement 1964-2014. Presented by Syracuse University College of Law. Syracuse University.
Feb 12, 2014 Interview: Larry Wilmore. 13th Annual S.I. Newhouse Conversations on Race and Entertainment Media. Presented by S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Syracuse University.
Nov 8, 2013 Speaker: The Psychological Effects of Symbolic Annihilation: How Absence from Media Affects Mood and Identity. Social Psychology Brownbag. Presented by Syracuse University Department of Psychology.
Jul 18, 2012 Panelist: Media Images and Black People – Is Better Good Enough? Presented by International Convention of the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi), Los Angeles, CA.
Publications
Corsbie-Massay, C.L. (2014). [Review of the book Media in Society.] Electronic News. Available at http://enx.sagepub.com/content/8/1/77.extract

Corsbie-Massay, C.L. (2014). I Share Therefore I Am: Building Brand Engagement Campaigns. Think with Google. Available at https://www.thinkwithgoogle.com/articles/building-brand-engagement-campaigns.html

Corsbie-Massay, C.L., (2014). Teaching Diversity: Write an Email. USC Annenberg Agenda.

Grills, C., Villanueva, S., Anderson, M., Corsbie-Massay, C.L., Smith, B., Johnson, L., & Owens, K. (2014). Effectiveness of Choice Theory Connects (CTC): A Cross Sectional and Comparative Analysis of California Female Inmates. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.

Godoy, C., Miller, L., Corsbie-Massay, C., Christensen, J.L., Appleby, P.R., Read, S.J., & Si, M. (2013). Virtual Validity: mHealth Simulation Games, Diagnostic Indicators, and Behavior Change. Journal of Mobile Technology, 2 4S, 17.

Christensen, J.L., Miller, L.C., Appleby, P.R., Corsbie-Massay, C., Godoy, C.G., Marsella, S.C., & Read, S.J. (2013). Reducing shame in a game that predicts HIV risk reduction for young adult MSM. Journal of International AIDS Society, 16, S2.

Miller, L. C., Appleby, P. R. Christensen, J. L., Godoy, C., Si, M., Corsbie-Massay, C., Read, S. J., & Marsella, S. (2012). Virtual Interactive Interventions for changing risky sex: Advancing prevention science. In S. M. Noar and N. G. Harrington (Eds.) Interactive Health Communication Applications: Promising Strategies for Health Behavior Change (79-95). Routledge/LEA Press.

Miller, L. C., Christensen, J. L., Godoy, C. G., Appleby, P. R., Corsbie-Massay, C., & Read, S. J. (2009). Reducing risky decision-making in the virtual and in the real-world: Serious games, intelligent agents, and a SOLVE approach. In U. Ritterfeld, M. Cody, P. Vorderer (Eds.) Serious Games: Mechanisms and Effects (429-447). Routledge/LEA Press.

Corsbie-Masssay, C. (2008). “Cher and Jessica Simpson: An investigation into star marriages.” In K. Hart (Ed.) Film & Television Stardom (180-204). England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Read, S. J., Miller, L. C., Kostygina, A., Chopra, G., Christensen, J. L., Corsbie-Massay, C., Zachary, W., LeMentec, J., Iordanof, V., & Rosoff, A. (Sept, 2007). The Personality-enabled Architecture for Cognition (PAC). Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (735-736). Springer.

Grunwald, T., & Corsbie-Massay, C. (2006a). Guidelines for cognitively efficient multimedia learning tools. A review of literature relating to educational strategies, cognitive load, and interface design. Academic Medicine, 81, 213-223.

Grunwald, T., & Corsbie-Massay, C. (2006b). Surgical Multimedia Academic, Research and Training (SMART) Tool; A comparative analysis of cognitive efficiency for two multimedia learning interfaces that teach the pre-procedural processes for carpal tunnel release. In J. D. Westwood (Ed.) Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 14, Studies of Health Technology and Informatics 119 (165-169). Ed. IOS/Ohmsha Press. Washington DC.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (2005). [Review of the book Democracy and New Media]. Resource Center for Cyber Cultural Studies. Available at http://bit.ly/S5lJWN

Sinha, P. Sadr, J., Fatke, B., & Massay, C. (2002). Aesthetic judgments of faces in degraded images. Vision Sciences Society, 2, 255; Journal of Vision, 2, 743a.

Accepted Manuscripts
Corsbie-Massay, C.L. Manipulating Race And Gender In Media: What Are We Testing? In Lind, R. (Ed). Race and Gender in Electronic Media: Challenges and Opportunities. Routledge, Electronic Media Research Series.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L. & Maragh, R.S. Multiracial and Monoethnic: What are you?: Lessons from multiracial Caribbeans for an increasingly mixed world. In Retis & Tsagarousianou (Eds). The Handbook of Diasporas, Media and Culture. Wiley-Blackwell and International Association for Media and Communication Research, Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research Series.

Manuscripts Under Review
Corsbie-Massay, C.L., Miller, L.C., Appleby, P.R., Christensen, J.L., Godoy, C.G., & Read, S.J. Identity and Sexual Risk for Black and Latino MSM. Under Review at AIDS and Behavior.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L., & Maragh, R.L. What are you? How multiracial Caribbeans use social media to navigate and negotiate identity. Under Review at Howard Journal of Communication.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L., & Read, S.J. Psychological Effects of Racial Annihilation and Identity Conflict. Under Review at Media Psychology.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L., & Read, S.J. #WhereAreTheWomen: Psychological effects of gender composition on potential group identity, mood, and self-concepts. Under Review at Media Psychology.

Manuscripts In Progress
Corsbie-Massay, C.L. Write an Email: Applying an Education in Diversity to the Workplace.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L. The Black Market Paradox and Identity Activation Marketing: The intersection of new media and racial discourse.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L. The Psychology of Selfies.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L., Egan, B., & Tsao, J. Avoidant Engagement: Effects of allowing consumers to avoid advertising.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L., & Grills, C. Psychology of Community Organizing.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L. & Read, S.J. Nuances in Online Rejection: A comparison of ostracism, rejection, and a future alone.

Kendrat, S.J., & Corsbie-Massay, C.L. Increasing Individualism in Youth-Created Music Videos on YouTube (2007-2013). Under Review at Mass Communication and Society.

Miller, L.C., Christensen, J.L., Appleby, P.R., Corsbie-Massay, C.L., Godoy, C.G., Marsella, S.C., & Read, S.J. Six-month Effects of a national Web-Delivered HIV Prevention Game for Young MSM: the SOLVE-IT Randomized Clinical Trial.

Miller, L. C., Christensen, J. L., Appleby, P. R., Read, S. J., Godoy, C. G., & Corsbie-Massay, C.L. Socially Optimized Learning in Virtual Environments (SOLVE): RCT Evaluating YMSM HIV Risk-Reduction.

Conference Presentations
Conference Talks
Miller, L.C., et al. (Jun 2016). SOLVE-ing (Some of) Stigma’s Enigmas Using Neuroscience and Games: Reducing HIV-risk for MSM. Presented at International Communication Association (ICA), Fukuoka, Japan.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L. (Apr 2016). The Black Market Paradox: How the market of Black people in America is simultaneously holding steady, shrinking, and expanding. Presented at the Rutgers University Digital Blackness Conference, New Brunswick, NJ.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L. (May 2015). Great Idea For Teaching (G.I.F.T): Teaching Diversity: Write an Email. Presented at International Communication Association (ICA), San Juan, PR.

Maragh R.S., & Corsbie-Massay, C.L. (May 2015). Caribbean Multiracial Ethnic Identity and Social Networking Sites. Presented at International Communication Association (ICA), San Juan, PR.

Godoy, C., Miller, L.C., Corsbie-Massay, C.L., Appleby, P.R., Read, S.J., Si, M., & Smith, B.J. (May 2015). When Real-Life Choices Predict Virtual Ones: Virtual Validity and Why it Matters. Presented at International Communication Association (ICA), San Juan, PR.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L. (April 2015). Manipulating Race and Gender in Electronic Media. Presented at the Broadcast Education Association (BEA), Las Vegas, NV.

Miller, L. C., Christensen, J. L., ApplebyP. R., Corsbie-Massay, C., Godoy, C.G., Marsella, S.C., & Read, S. J. (December, 2014). Six-month effects of a national web-delivered HIV prevention game for young MSM: The SOLVE-IT Randomized Controlled Trial.  Presented at the mHealth Summit Conference, Washington, DC.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L. (Nov 2014). “What are you?” Reactions to American Racial Rhetoric among Mixed and Multiracial Caribbeans. Rhetoric and the Legacies of Race in the US. National Communication Association (NCA), Chicago, IL.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L., & Read, S.J. (Aug 2014). #WhereAreTheWomen: Psychological Effects of Gender Annihilation. Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism, Media, and Communication (AEJMC), Montreal, Canada.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L., Christensen, J.L., Godoy, C., Miller, L.C., Appleby, P.R., & Read, S.J. (May 2014). Health communication and the digital divide: The role of display resolution on eHealth intervention effectiveness. Presented at International Communication Association (ICA) Preconference: Digital Divide Research. Seattle, WA.

Miller, L. C.,, Christensen, J. L., Appleby, P. R., Read, S. J., Marsella, S. C., Corsbie-Massay, C., Godoy, C.G., Sei, M. Anderson, J., Jeong, D., & Park, M.  (January, 2014). Socially Optimized Learning in Virtual Environments (SOLVE): Developing, Evaluating, and Disseminating Game HIV Prevention Interventions Nationally Over the Web. Presented at Innovative Use of Technology for HIV Prevention and Care: Evidence, Challenges, and the Way Forward. Funded by CHIPTS, UCLA AIDS Institute, CFAR, UCLA.

Corsbie-Massay, C.L. (May 2013). Racial and Gender Exclusion from Media. Presented at International Communication Association. London, UK.

Miller, L. C., Christensen, J. L., Appleby, P. R., Read, S. J., Godoy, C. G., & Corsbie-Massay, C. (May 2012). Socially Optimized Learning in Virtual Environments (SOLVE): RCT Evaluating MSM HIV Risk-Reduction. Presented at International Communication Association. Phoenix, AZ.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (Nov 2011). Effects of Media Composition on Identity and Persuasion. Presented at 97th Annual National Communication Association. New Orleans, LA.

Corsbie-Massay, C., Read, S.J. (May 2011). The Psychological Effects of Symbolic Annihilation. Presented at International Communication Conference. Boston, MA.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (May 2011). The Interaction of Ethnic and Gay Identity for Black and Latino MSM. Presented at International Communication Association. Boston, MA.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (Jul 2010). Assumed vs. Experienced Threat of Conflicting Identities. Presented at the 16th Annual Black Grad Conference in Psychology. University of Maryland.

Miller, L. C., Read, S. J., Appleby, R. A., Christensen, J. L., Corsbie-Massay, C., Godoy, C. (Feb 2009). Socially Optimizing Learning in Virtual Environments (SOLVE): Technology-enabling test beds for theory, intervention application, and dissemination… and back again. Presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Tampa, FL.

Godoy, C., Christensen, J. L., Miller, L., Talevich, J., Appleby, P. R., Corsbie-Massay, C., Read, S., (Oct 2008). Inside Outside: The interaction between immersive tendencies and sense of presence in changing risk-taking behavior via serious games. Presented at Meaningful Play. East Lansing, MI.

Christensen, J. L., Miller, L. C., Appleby, P. R., Corsbie-Massay, C., Godoy, C. G., Read, S. J. (May 2007). Negative Affective Reactions to an HIV-Prevention Intervention: Impact on Subsequent Sexual Risk-Taking Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men. Presented at International Communication Association. San Francisco, CA, 2007.

Corsbie-Massay, C., & Grunwald, T. (June 2006). Surgical Multimedia Academic, Research and Training (S.M.A.R.T.) Tool: A comparative analysis of cognitive efficiency for two multimedia learning interfaces that teach the pre procedural processes for carpal tunnel release. Presented at ED-MEDIA: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Orlando, FL.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (May 2006). Television Conventions and Beauty Pageant Ideology. Presented at Pacific Sociological Association, Universal City, CA.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (May 2006). The Emergence and Commodification of the Single City Girl. Presented at the Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference, Alexandria, VA.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (Mar 2006). CNN vs. Fox: The New Cola Wars. Presented at the Communication in Crisis Conference, Amherst, MA.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (Jan 2006). Surgical Multimedia Academic, Research and Training (S.M.A.R.T.) Tool: A Comparative Analysis of Cognitive Efficiency for two Multimedia Learning Interfaces that Teach the Pre-procedural Processes for Carpal Tunnel Release. Presented at Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, Long Beach, CA.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (Oct 2005). Chér and Jessica Simpson; An investigation into star couples. Presented at Media Stardom Conference, Plymouth, NH.

Poster Presentations
Kendrat, S.J. & Corsbie-Massay, C.L. (Aug 2015). Increasing Individualism in Youth-Created Music Videos on YouTube (2007-2013). Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism, Media, and Communication (AEJMC), San Francisco, CA.

Miller, L.C., Godoy, C., Corsbie-Massay C., Rolph, M., Zhao, N., Christensen, J., Appleby, P.R., Read, S.J., & Mei, S. (Mar 2013) Streaming Culturally Tailored interactive HIV Prevention Interventions for Black and Latino High Risk MSM. Society of Behavioral Medicine. San Francisco, CA.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (Jan 2013). Racial and Gender Exclusion from Media Affect Novel Group Identity. Society of Personality and Social Psychology. New Orleans, LA.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (Jan 2012). Not all Exclusion is the Same: Comparing Types of Social Exclusion (Ostracism, Rejection, and Anticipated Future Rejection). Society of Personality and Social Psychology. San Diego, CA.

Keaton, S., & Corsbie-Massay, C. (Jan 2012). Dual Identity Distress: A Stem Scale Validation Measuring Intersectionality Across Multiple Dual Identities. Society of Personality and Social Psychology. San Diego, CA.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (May 2011). The Dual Identity Distress Scale: Validation and Exploration of the Dual Identity Distress Scale: A New Identity Measure. International Communication Conference. Boston, MA.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (Apr 2010). Ethnic Identity and the Efficacy of Racially-Targeted Health Interventions. Kentucky Conference on Health Communication. Lexington, KY.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (Jan 2010). Social Exclusion: A Meta-Analysis. Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Las Vegas, NV.

Corsbie-Massay, C. (Feb 2009). Effects of Media Exclusion; or Where are all of the people of color on Friends. Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Tampa, FL.

Christensen, J. L., Appleby, R. A., Ananias, D. K., Miller, L. C., Corsbie-Massay, C., Read, S. J., (Feb 2009) Expecting the worst: Risky decision-making and the perceived probability of feared future selves. Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Tampa, FL.

Christensen, J. L., Miller, L. C., Appleby, P. R., Corsbie-Massay, C., Godoy, C. G., Read, S. J. (Feb 2009). When It’s Good to Feel Bad: How Responses to Virtual Environments Predict Real-Life Risk-Taking. International Communication Association. San Francisco, CA.

Christensen, J. L., Miller, L. C., Godoy, C. G., Appleby, P. R., Corsbie-Massay, C., Read, S. J. (May 2007). Using Virtual Environments to Reduce Real-Life Sexual Risk-Taking: The Impact of Interactivity and Negative Affect. Annenberg Workshop on Games for Learning, Development, & Change. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA.

 

Research Positions
2015-Present Research Consultant; Ross Initiative for Sports and Equality (RISE)

Duties include synthesizing research regarding diversity and inclusion and developing web-based learning materials for sports fans committed to creating social change through sports.

2015 Research Consultant; Burrell Communications
Duties included conducting a historical case study of one of the largest Black-owned full-service targeted advertising agencies and proposed strategies to maintain its unique value in a new global media environment.
2012 Postdoctoral Research Assistant: Media Images, Emotions, and Coping;
USC Department of PsychologyDuties included developing and analyzing diary based surveys investigating coping strategies for daily stressors; developing and analyzing web based surveys investigating emotional responses to political programming.Supervisor: Wendy Wood, Ph.D.
2009 – 2011 Graduate Research Assistant: Online Interactive Culturally Tailored HIV

Prevention Intervention; USC Annenberg School for Communication; California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP)

Duties included survey development, recruitment, and data management of a randomized control trial investigating online delivery of an interactive safe-sex intervention for Black and Latino Men who have Sex with Men (MSM).

Supervisors: Lynn C. Miller, Ph.D.; Carlos G. Godoy, Ph.D.

2006 – 2009 Graduate Research Assistant: Socially Optimized Learning in Virtual

Environments (SOLVE); Virtual Sex Project; USC Annenberg School for Communication; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID); National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Duties included developing and testing interactive online interventions for Men who have Sex with Men (MSM); this includes narrative design, survey construction, recruitment, interviews, and multiple independent analyses.

Supervisors: Lynn C. Miller, Ph.D.; Stephen J. Read, Ph.D.

2004 – 2006 Graduate Research Assistant: Surgical Multimedia Academic and Research

Training (SMART) Project; USC Institute for Multimedia Literacy (IML); USC Keck School of Medicine

Duties included reviewing interactive medical technologies for cognitive efficiency, developing interfaces to teach basic medical procedures, and conducting randomized controlled trial comparing multimedia learning tools.

Supervisor: Tiffany Grunwald, M.D, M.Ed.

2002 – 2003 Undergraduate Research Assistant: Aesthetic judgment of faces;
MIT Face and Object Recognition LabDuties included designing experiments, and developing a multi-angled standardized face database for use in prominent research studies.Supervisors: Richard Russell, Ph.D.; Pawan Sinha, Ph.D.
2002 – 2003 Independent Undergraduate Research: Executive Director: The Jigsaw Project;

MIT Media Lab – Lifelong Kindergarten; Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB)

Duties included developing, coordinating, and producing a collaborative video with adolescents around the Boston area. This project increased media literacy among Boys and Girls Club members through production.

Supervisors: Michelle Hlubinka, M.Ed.; Henry Jenkins, Ph.D.

Teaching and Mentorship
Current S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University
2013-Current Communication & Society (COM107)
2013-Current Race Gender & the Media (COM346)

*Corsbie-Massay, C.L. (Aug, 2014). Teaching Diversity: Write an Email. USC Annenberg Alumni Magazine. Available at http://wp.me/p2Yvpt-m6

2015, Spring Psychology of Interactive Media (COM300, COM600)
Ongoing Student Mentorship – Undergraduate

·       Yvenique Lovinsky ’16 (iSchool; McNair Advisor)

·       Patty Terhune ’16 (TRF; Capstone Advisor)

·       Quameiha Anna Raymond-Ducheine ’16 (TRF; Capstone Reader)

·       Emelia Armstead ‘15 (PR; Capstone Advisor)

·       Kimberlee Bochek ‘14 (English; Internship Faculty Sponsor)

·       Tiana Rojas ‘14 (PR; McNair Advisor)

Student Mentorship – Graduate

·       Mengmeng Tang ’16 (Media Studies; Masters Advisor)

·       Jazmine Vickers ’16 (Media Studies; Masters Committee)

·       Yuxi Zhou ’16 (Media Studies; Masters Committee)

·       Stephen Kendrat ‘15 (Media Studies; Masters Committee)

2013, Spring Lecturer: Psychology of Interactive Media (PSYC 556)

Department of Psychology, University of Southern California

*Corsbie-Massay, C.L. (Oct, 2014). I Share, Therefore I Am: Building Brand Engagement Campaigns. https://www.thinkwithgoogle.com/articles/ building-brand-engagement-campaigns.html

2013, Spring Instructor: Scholarly Investigation and Graduate School Prep (SCEM 398)

McNair Scholars Program, Loyola Marymount University

2012, Fall Lecturer: General Psychology (PSYC 100)

Department of Psychology, Loyola Marymount University

2010 – 2011 Graduate and Professional Students’ Advocate for Diversity Outreach

Office of the Provost, USC The Graduate School

Duties involved advising and mentoring continuing and prospective students, as well as fostering scholarly, professional, and social networks critical to diversity within the university.

2008 – 2011 Instructor, Mentor: McNair Scholars – USC Graduate School

USC Office of Undergraduate Programs; U.S. Department of Education

Duties involved teaching (research methods, statistics, and proposal writing), advising, and mentoring McNair Scholars independent research projects.

  Exemplary McNair Scholars Placed in Graduate Programs

·       Nathaniel Gonzalez: University of Chicago, Sociology (Ph.D)

·       Whitney Le’lani Griffin: University of Washington, Learning Sciences (Ph.D., 2014)

·       Vladimir Medenica: Princeton University, Political Science (Ph.D)

·       Natali Nunez: University of Southern California, Global Medicine (M.S.)

·       Adam Perez: Columbia University, Journalism (M.S.)

2007 – 2009 Teaching Assistant – USC Department of Psychology
2008 – 2009 PSYC 359: Interpersonal Relations
2008, Spring PSYC 355: Introduction to Social Psychology
2007, Fall PSYC 336: Developmental Psychology
2005 – 2006 Teaching Assistant – USC School of Cinematic Arts: Critical Studies
2006, Spring CTCS 191: Introduction to Television
2005, Fall CTCS 469: Style of Spielberg (Grader)
2002 – 2003 Executive Director – The Jigsaw Project
Video Production with Adobe Premiere
2002, Spring Lead Instructor – MIT High School Student Outreach
MTV, An Analytical History
Service
2015 – Current Advisory Council: Truth in Reality. Through digital advocacy, public awareness campaigns and educational programs, this non-profit aims to change society’s acceptance of violence and ultimately reduce its incidence in the Black community.
2015 – Current Teaching Standards Committee: S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
2014 – Current Faculty Advisor: National Association of Black Journalists at Syracuse University.
2014 – Current Development and Leaves Committee: S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Ongoing Regular Panelist: Preparing for Graduate School. Presented by Syracuse University McNair Scholars Program. Syracuse University.
Ongoing Faculty Speaker: Office of Resident Life

Feb 9, 2015: House Calls; Feb 15, 2016: Finding Your Niche

Mar 4, 2016 Interview w/ Joan Bryant; Black Utopias: Using Media to Find, Define, and Realize the Future. Newhouse Multiday. Presented by S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University.
Feb 4, 2016 Coordinator: The Struggle with Satire: A South Park Screening and Discussion w/ Robert Thompson (TRF), Terra Peckskamp (Residence Life), and Cedric Bolton (OMA). Available at https://youtu.be/Mm7Raax7AV8.
Nov 10, 2015 Invited Speaker: Diversity in Journalism. Presented by Syracuse University and Bergen County Register.
Sept 30, 2014 Navigating the Academic Job Market: A workshop for graduating PhDs. S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Sept 19, 2014 Panel Moderator: Student Diversity Panel. Newhouse MultiDay. Presented by S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University.
2012 – 2013 Secretary: MIT Alumni Club of Southern California
2012 Co-Chair: 18th Annual Black Grad Conference in Psychology (BGCP)

National Science Foundation (NSF); Loyola Marymount University

2012 Online Media Chair: Earth Science Communication Initiative

USC Annenberg School for Communication; NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

2011 – 2012 Honorary Degrees Committee: University of Southern California
Professional Development
Digital Media and Learning Conference. Boston MA: Mar 2014.

Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Innovative Methods Preconference. San Diego, CA: Jan 2012.

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) Psych Advocates Day on Capitol Hill; Sponsored by American Psychological Association (APA). Washington, DC: Aug 2011.

National Science Foundation: Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE) Annual Conference. University of Texas, Austin: Apr 2010. Featured Student Presenter.

Institute on Teaching and Mentoring: Compact for Faculty Diversity, Teaching, and Mentoring. Alexandria, VA: Oct 2009.

American Psychological Association (APA) Advanced Training Institute (ATI) on Research Methods with Diversity Racial and Ethnic Populations. Michigan State University: Jun 2009.