Ph.D., Public Communication and Technology (in progress), Colorado State University, 2017-

■ Social science frameworks/training, including theoretical rationales and development
■ Broadly study of mass media, mass communication, and communication, including audience (individual, group, organization), societal, economic, political, and cultural effects. 
■ Thorough exploration and application of qualitative and quantitative research techniques
■ Extensive engagement with mass media and communication research, and related topics, in addition to drawing from the fields of psychology (cognitive and social), sociology, anthropology, philosophy, statistics, economics, political science, and general humanities, including rhetorical studies and textual analysis
■ Developed numerous research projects that examined the intersections of mass communication technologies, audience, culture, societies, and politics
■ Additional theoretical, philosophical, and epistemological explorations as well as academic and practical applications of these areas