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Christoph
Mergerson

Doctoral Student

OFFICE:
Richardson House 101
EMAIL:
christoph.mergerson@rutgers.edu
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Christoph Mergerson is a doctoral candidate at the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. His research interests include the information needs of local news audiences, local news in the Southern United States, political economy of news media, and media law and policy.

Mergerson has worked with the Brookings Institution in Washington as a research assistant for telecommunications policy and data policy regulations, through the Consortium on Media Policy Studies. Prior to his doctoral studies, he was a public affairs manager for an emergency preparedness partner agency of the City of New Orleans, and a producer with a community radio station in New Orleans.

Education

University of Texas at Austin
Master of Public Affairs

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