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2020 Faculty Election

Ryan Thornburg

Running for: Division 9: School of Journalism and Media
  • Associate Professor
  • Hussman School of Journalism and Media
  • Appointed: 2007
  • MA, The George Washington University, 2001
  • Candidate Website
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Chair, Community Engagement & Civic Impact Subcommittee, UNC Data Science Initiative Steering Committee, August - November 2019.
Faculty Mentor, Johnston Scholars Awards Program, July 2013-May 2019.
Director, Reese News Lab, School of Journalism & Media, January 2017-January 2019.
Member, Board of Directors, DTH Publishing Corporation, August 2009-December 2017.
Director, M.A. Program, School of Journalism & Media August 2015-January 2017.
Faculty Liaison to the Honor System, March 2013-June 2017.
Member, Subcommittee on Academic Regulations, Academic Plan Steering Committee, 2012-2013.

Candidate Statement

I look forward to representing my colleagues' interest on the Faculty Council, keeping them informed of campus-wide challenges and opportunities facing faculty and helping connect their unique skills and perspectives with the University's overall mission.

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