c.mergerson

Christoph
Mergerson

Doctoral Student

EMAIL:
christoph.mergerson@rutgers.edu
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Christoph Mergerson is a Ph.D. candidate (A.B.D.) and Louis Bevier Dissertation Fellow in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. He is also a Knight News Innovation Fellow with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University. His interests include race and news media, media policy and social equity, journalism history, and weather journalism. His dissertation research compares how commercial and nonprofit local news outlets in the Southern United States serve Black and Hispanic communities.


Education

University of Texas at Austin
Master of Public Affairs

California State University, Northridge
B.A., Political Science