Year: End of PhD coursework -- studying for my exams.
Degree you're working towards: PhD
Field of study: Mass Communication
Research interests (if any): health communication, media effects, media law
Actually, I am currently working on a study about facebook and mourning. Here is the official blurb if anyone would like to participate and/or pass along to others they think might be interested: (I hope this is OK)
Indiana University researchers are recruiting facebook users to participate in a 10-minute survey about facebook use after a friend or loved one has died. If you are over 18 years old and interested in participating, please visit: https://edu.surveygizmo.com/s3/553551/Di
Five year plan: I really really hope I am completely finished by then. We are trying to decide whether I will go on the job market right away or if we will stay in town for awhile to raise our family.
Best way to relieve uni-related stress: Reading fun books! TV
Totally random fact: I would help my son nap when he was a newborn by reading him my homework from psychophysiology of media effects.