University of Missouri, School of Journalism (since Spring 2014, as instructor of record)


  • Advanced Research Methods – A second research methods class introducing causal inference using observational data, social network analysis and using digital trace data.
  • Quantitative Research Methods – An introductory “survey” class on quant research methods in the social sciences along with introductory descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Mass Media Seminar – An intrductory seminar on theories of media and communication


  • Strategic Communication Research Methods – Upper undergraduate introduction to using research to aid decision making in  advertising and strategic communication industries

Northwestern University,School of Communication (Fall 2009 – Winter 2013, as teaching assistant)


  • Contemporary Media in Business, Government and Society (with James Ettema)


  • Social Network Analysis (with Brooke Foucault Welles)
  • Media Industries (with James Webster)
  • Audience Analysis (with James Webster)