Doctor of Philosophy, Journalism, December 2008.
University of Missouri School of Journalism
Dissertation: “In Sullivan’s Shadow: The Use and Abuse of Libel Law During the Civil Rights Movement.”
Master of Arts, Journalism, 1999.
The University of Memphis
Thesis: “An Analysis of Daily Newspapers’ Youth Websites.”
Named Outstanding Graduate Student, Department of Journalism.
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, minor in American history, 1990.
Louisiana State University
Graduate of Briarfield Academy, Lake Providence, Louisiana, 1986.