Michael A. Horning PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Journalism and Public Relations
School of Media and Communication
West Hall 316A
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
419-372-8866 (office)
607.329.0334 (cell)
Email: mhornin@bgsu.edu

Education:

Ph.D. Candidate in Mass Communication, 2012, College of Communications, the Pennsylvania State University.
M.S. in Communication and Media Technology, 2006, Rochester Institute of Technology.
B.S. in English Education, 1995, Liberty University.

Academic Positions 

Fall 2011 – Present                             ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

School of Media and Communication
Department of Journalism and Public Relations
Bowling Green State University
Courses Taught: News Writing, News Editing, Public Affairs Reporting

Spring 2008 – Sumer 2011               GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT

College of Information Sciences and Technology Computer-Supported Collaboration and Learning Lab, http://cscl.ist.psu.edu/ Project Goals: Community informatics research that focuses wireless and Web 2.0 technologies designed to improve civic, social and political engagement in local communities

Fall 2007 – Spring 2008                    INSTRUCTOR

College of Communications, Pennsylvania State University, Courses Taught: Introduction to News Writing, News Editing Teaching Assistant: The Mass Media and Society

Spring 2000 – Spring 2007                ENGLISH & JOURNALISM TEACHER,

Corning-Painted Post West High School, Corning, NY. Courses Taught: Yearbook, Photojournalism, International Baccalaureate Program, Honors Instructor, American Literature, British Literature

Fall 1995 – Spring 1999                     ENGLISH & JOURNALISM TEACHER Liberty Christian

Academy, Lynchburg, VA. Courses Taught: Yearbook, Advanced Placement English (AP), Honors Instructor, American Literature, British Literature

 

Professional Experience

April 2005 – Present                           FREELANCE WEB & LAYOUT DESIGNER/ WEBMASTER Responsibilities: Developing and designing websites and print materials for clients; assisting small businesses and non-profits with advertising strategies See: www.michaelhorning.com

June 1999- November 1999             ASSISTANT EDITOR/ NEWS REPORTER,

Amherst-Nelson Publishing, Amherst, VA. The Nelson County Times. Responsibilities: Wrote local news and feature stories that covered government, crime, sports, and education beats; page layout editor; photographer for events

September 1997- Aug. 1998            FREELANCE FEATURE WRITER

Virginia Outdoor Weekly, Charlottesville, VA. Responsibilities: Wrote feature stories on outdoors sporting-related activities

Journal Articles and Proceedings

Carroll, J. M., Horning, M. A., Hoffman, B., Ganoe, C. H., Robinson, H. R., & Rosson, M. B. (2012). Visions, Participation and Engagement in New Community Information Infrastructures. The Journal of Community Informatics, 7(3). Retrieved from http://www.ci-journal.net/index.php/ciej/article/view/783/812

Carroll, J.M., Horning, M., Hoffman, B., Ganoe, C.H., Robinson, H. & Rosson, M.B. (2011). Community Network 2.0. Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on End-User Development: IS-EUD. (Torre Canne, Brindisi, Italy, June 7-10). Berlin: Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 270-275.

Ganoe, C. H., Robinson, H. R., Xie, X., Carroll, J. M., Horning, M. A., & 1st International Conference and Exhibition on Computing for Geospatial Research and Application, COM.Geo 2010. (August 06, 2010). Mobile awareness and participation in community-oriented activities.

ACM International Conference Proceeding Series

Horning, M. (2007). Putting the community back into community networks: a content analysis. Bulletin of Science Technology and Society, 27(5), 417-426

Conference Presentations

Horning, M., Bae, K., Brubaker, P., Tamul, D. Online Political Involvement and Connectivity Expectations toward Presidential Candidates. Paper presented at AEJMC Conference, Denver, CO, August 2010

Horning, M., Bae, K., Brubaker, P., Tamul, D. The Political Pundits’ Tea Party: Reframing the Candidates in the 2008 Presidential Debate. Paper presented at International Communication Association, Singapore, June 2010

Horning, M. Using Web 2.0 in Local Governance: The Effects of Blogging in a Rural Community. Paper presented at International Association of Science Technology and Society Conference, Rochester, NY, April 3, 2009

Horning, M., Brubaker, P., Toula, C. You and the Tube: Perceptions of Non-Traditional Debate Credibility among New Voters. Paper presented at AEJMC Conference, Chicago, IL., August 2008

Horning, M., Brubaker, P., Toula, C. You and the Tube: Perceptions of Non-Traditional Debate Credibility among New Voters. Paper presented at AEJMC Midwinter Conference Point Park, University, Pittsburg, PA., April 2008

Horning, M. Putting the Community Back into Community Networks: a Content Analysis. Paper presented to the International Association of Science, Technology & Society, Baltimore, MD., February, 2007

Horning, M. A Review of Three Decades of Mass Media Research. Paper presented to the Eastern Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA., April 2006

Horning, M. After COPA: The Federal Government’s Third Attempt at Pornography Regulation. Paper presented to the Eastern Communication Association, Boston, MA., April 2004

Reviews

Horning, M. (2011). Paul Henman, Governing Electronically: E-Government and the Reconfiguration of Public Administration, Policy, and Power [Book Review]. Journal of information policy, 1, 145-148.

Teaching Awards

Djung Yune Tchoi Graduate Teaching Award. Presented by the Pennsylvania  State College of Communications, 2009-2010

Academic Awards

First Place Moeller Student Paper Competition in Mass Communication and Society Division at AEJMC Conference, Denver, CO. 2010

Top Research Paper Award in New Media and Politics Competition: Mass Communication and Society Division at AEJMC Conference, Chicago, IL. 2008

First Place Moeller Student Paper Competition in Mass Communication and Society Division at AEJMC Conference, Chicago, IL. 2008

Second Place, Quantitative Division, Graduate Student in Communication Paper Competition, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2008

Top Three Paper Award at International Association of Science Technology and Society Conference, Baltimore, MD. 2007

Top Paper in Mass Communications at Eastern Communication Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 2006

Technology Skills:

I have varying degrees of familiarity with each of the programming languages and application programming interfaces (APIs) below. I have expert knowledge in working with the Adobe products listed.

Programming Skills

HTML      CSS        JAVASCRIPT      PHP        XML        MySQL   KML

Social Media APIs

Twitter Facebook Drupal Joomla WordPress

Research Tools

SPSS     AMOS    Excel

Software:

Adobe InDesign  Final Cut Pro                        Adobe Photoshop               PageMaker Fireworks        Dreamweaver
Word PowerPoint                           FileMaker Pro

Photography:

Experience with darkroom and digital production using SLR cameras   Studio/portrait, wedding, and photojournalism experience