Ph.D., Mass Communication, University of Florida, 2003.
M.A., Journalism & Communications, University of Oregon, 1999.
B.A., Journalism & Mass Communications and Political Science & International Relations, American University in Bulgaria, 1997.
Teaching and Research
New media technologies, international communication and framing of news.
More than 50 refereed research articles have appeared in journals such as Communication Research, the Harvard International Journal of Press/ Politics, Journalism Studies, American Behavioral Scientist, New Media & Society, American Journalism, The International Communication Gazette and Journalism & Mass Communication Educator.
Honors Excellence in Advising/Mentoring Award (ISU, 2008)
LAS Early Achievement in Research/Creative Activity Award (ISU, 2007)
International Communication Association Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student (2003)
University of Florida Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award (2003)
University of Florida Outstanding International Student (2002)
Worked in the radio and television industry in Bulgaria.
I am studying media framing of politics and conflict in an international context.