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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 third-year Ph.D. student at the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University, with research interests in the information needs of local news audiences, political economy of news media, local news media in the Southern United States, and media law and policy. He has also worked as a telecommunications policy research assistant with the Brookings Institution in Washington, through the Consortium on Media Policy StudiesPrior to his enrollment at Rutgers, 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