Media Studies
J. Michael  Robertson

J. Michael Robertson

Director, Journalism/Associate Professor

Michael Robertson received his Ph.D. in English from Duke University. He is a Pulitzer-nominated journalist who has worked for the Atlanta magazine and The San Francisco Chronicle, amongst other publications. He is currently writing a book on the art of the newspaper column. His areas of interest include journalism history, literary journalism, feature writing, reporting.

Research Areas

Column writing
Journalism ethics
Changing newsroom culture/multimedia