Academic Positions

  • Present 2013

    Assistant Professor and Program Director

    Molloy College, New Media Program

  • Present 2015

    Teaching Assistant

    Stony Brook University, Cinema and Cultural Studies

  • 2013 2012

    Director of Web and Digital Media

    Hofstra University, Herbert School of Communication

  • 2015 2007

    Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Hofstra University, Herbert School of Communication

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. I.P.

    Ph.D. in Cultural Studies

    Stony Brook Cultural Analysis and Theory

  • M.A. 2010

    Master of Arts

    Hofstra University Comparative Arts and Culture

  • B.A. 2004

    Bachelor of Arts

    Hofstra University Television Production

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • April 2016
    Hofstra University Alumni of the Month April 2016
    Chosen as a 2016 Alumni of the Month for Hofstra University. Later inducted to the Herbert School of Communication Alumni Innovators Committee.
  • December 2015
    New York State Regional Economic Development Council
    Partial funding award for collaboration between Baldwin School District and Molloy College. Known as the Collaboratory, the partnership will encourage advancement in digital media literacy and social entrepreneurship, charting a path for students from high school to college to job market. The Collaboratory seeks to develop practical skills in students that will be in demand in the current and future job market by providing them with advanced studies and hands-on workplace experience.
  • April 2014
    BEA Ignite! Pedagogy Presenter
    Selected as a specialized pedagogy presenter at the 2014 Broadcast Education Association. The presentation was titled 'Teaching Conflict and Conflict Resolution in 6 Seconds'. The presentation focused on teaching writing for the Vine application.
  • October 2013
    Who's Who in Education
    Chosen as a Long Island Business News Who's Who in Education for 2013 for the foundation of the New Media program major and minor at Molloy College.
  • November 2011
    Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Faculty Fellow
    Selected as a member of the 2011 class of faculty fellows for the Emmy's Foundation Academy of Televion Arts and Sciences. North Hollywood, CA.
  • 2007
    Founding of HTVInteractive.com
    Founded one of the first collegiate web television channels in the US. Oversaw the production of several student produced webseries exclusive to the channel.