Friends and Fam,
In addition to successfully defending my dissertation last week, I'm also happy to announce I’ve just accepted an Assistant Professor position at University of South Carolina's College of Information and Communication (CIC) within The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) focusing on Race and Media.
Though it will be difficult to leave my home of Chicago after all these years, I am hopeful for what looms in the future. (And you better believe I will be back during the summertime!)
I am hoping to turn my dissertation into a book project very soon. However, I know most people aren't going to take the time to read a 300 page document so here's the most important details of my findings in 2 years of evaluating our in-school Hip-Hop Based Education program:
Implications for social work, youth work, and direct practice
Teaching Hip-Hop Artistic Practices can create:
To get a learn more about my research, have me appear at an event, host a lecture for your organization or network, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you all for your support over the last five years and I look forward to keep building.
Raised on the East side of Chicago. Globally Local. Cheers!