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CURRICULUM VITAE

Kathleen Bartzen Culver

School of Journalism & Mass Communication University of Wisconsin - Madison

5115 Vilas Hall, 821 University Avenue

Madison, Wisc onsin 53706

Summary

608/575 - 4082 kbculver@wisc.edu @kbculver kathleenculver.com

Seasoned researcher, educator and communicator with expertise in media ethics, digital technologies and curriculum. Demonstrated capabilities in engagement and projec t management, including development, programming and branding. Strong skills in organization and leadership, particularly in designing and launching new efforts and adapting to change.

Education

University of Wisconsin - Madison

1999

PhD in Mass Communicat ion Dissertation: “The Price of Access: An Impact Analysis of Harms Associated with Disclosure under the Wisconsin Open Records Law” Adviser: Robert Drechsel

1992

MA in Journalism and Mass Communication Thesis: “Campus Hate Speech Codes and Hostile Env ironment Sexual Harassment” Adviser: Robert Drechsel

1988

BA in Journalism and Mass Communication News/Editorial emphasis

Academic Positions

University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Journalism & Mass Communication

2012

to Present

Assistant Professor

2017

to Present

James E. Burgess Chair in Journalism Ethics

2016

to Present

Director, Center for Journalism Ethics

2012

to 2016

Associate Director, Center for Journalism Ethics

1999

to 2012

Faculty Associate (teaching focus)

1991

to 1996

Lecturer, Tea ching Assistant and Undergraduate Adviser

The Poynter Institute , St. Petersburg, Florida

2008 to Present

Visiting and Adjunct Faculty

Professional Experience

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UW - Madison Center for Journalism Ethics

2016 to present

Director

Lead planning and execution of events, development efforts and special projects.

Organize annual conference, 2017 focus e d on “Truth, Trust and the Future of Journalism.”

Developed Student Fellows Program to b etter integrate C enter ’s and S chool’s teaching mission s .

Guided development of new website, social media plan and br and identity , ethics.journalism.wisc.edu .

Develop and monitor budget, including outreach and events.

Contribute to ongoing engagement with donors and alumni to build t he C enter’s impact and ensure its sustainability.

Served as Associate D irector 2012 - 2016

MediaShift (formerly PBS MediaShift)

2013 to 2017

Education Curator, www.edshift.org

R esponsible for writing, editing and prom oting content at the intersection of communications education, digit al technologies and innovation.

Conducted market research to develop content and promotion plan for EducationShift launch.

Oversaw planning and execution of strategy to improve impact, res ulting in 300% increase in website traffic within 6 months .

Media Ethics Consulting

2014 Conducted five days of seminars in Taipei and Kaohsiung, Taiwan, at the invitation of the U.S. State

Department. Audiences included journalists and news organizations , students and academics, and governmental agencies. Topics covered:

Crisis Communication in the Digital Age

Effective Messaging in the Digital Age

Media Ethics and Responsible Journalism in the Digital Age

New Technologies and the Future of Journalism

Soc ial Media Management & Response Strategy

Independent Consulting

2005 to Present

Leadership, Curriculum Innovation, and Multimedia Trainer

UW Health - Physicians

1997 to 1999

Communications Manager, Marketing Department

The Wisconsin Journalist

1993 to 199 7

Newsletter E ditor

Wisconsin Meetings and Incentives Magazine

1995 Editor

Society of Professional Journalists

1993 Pulliam Fellow : First Amendment publications

The Milwaukee Sentinel

1987 to 1991

Correspondent, Reporter and Intern

The Daily Journal (K ankakee, Illinois)

1989 to 1990

Reporter

Research & Publications

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Journal A rticles

2016

Culver, K. Disengaged Ethics: Code Development and Journalism’s Relationship with “the Public.” Journalism Practice.

2016

Robinson, S., and Culver, K. When White Re porters Cover Race: The News Media, Objectivity , and Com munity (Dis - )trust. Journalism.

2014

Culver, K. From Battlefield to Newsroom: Ethical Implications of Drone Technology in Journalism . Jo urnal of Mass Media Ethics .

2014

Culver, K. Advocacy a nd Infr astructure: Community Newspapers, Ethics and Information N eeds . Journalism Practice .

2007

Martin, H. & and Culver, K. Concentrate, Intensify or Shorten?: Intens ive Courses in Summer Sessions. 71 Continuing H igher Education Review 89 .

1994

Culver, K. An O pen Door with a Big Spring: Cameras in the Federal C ourts and Media News Judgments. 1 Visual Communication Quarterly 17.

Book Chapters

2016

Culver, K., and Mirer, M. Constrained Independence: Digital Branded Content in Sports through the Lens of Journali sm Ethics. In Don Heider and Bastiaan Vanacker, Ethics for a Digital Age. Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.

2015

Shah, D., Culver, K., Hanna, A., Macafee, T., Yang, J. Everyday Political Talk Online. In Stephen Coleman and Deen Freelon, Handbook of Digital P olitics. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

2014

Culver, K. Advocacy a nd Infrastructure: Community Newspapers, Ethics and Information N eeds . In S. Robinson (ed.) Community Journalism Midst Media Revolution . New York: Taylor & Francis.

Research Report s

2017

Cu lver, K., and Duncan, M. Drones in the Newsroom: Insights into Audience Opinions and Expectations. Center for Journalism Ethics White Paper.

2014

Culver, K. R ights, Ownership, Et hics and Sensors in Journalism. In F. Pitt, ed., Sensors and Journalism . Col umbia University Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

In Progress

Forthcoming

Culver, K. Rights, Drones in the National Airspace: Ethics, Participation and the Public Interest. Book chapter i n Heider , D., and Vanacker , B., (eds.) , Ethics for a Digital Age . Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.

Forthcoming

Culver, K. Trump, Democracy, and the Extension of Journalism Ethics. Book chapter in Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (Ed.). The Trump Presidency, Journalism and Democracy. New York & London: Routledge.

In progress

Shepard, J., and Culver, K. Academic Freedom and the First Amendment: The Media “Outrage Machine” and Campus Free Expression in Polarized Times.

In progress

Culver, K., and Duncan, M. Ethics, Openness, and Trust: Public Opinion of Drones in News.

In progress

Culv er, K., and Lee, B. Trust vs. Evaluation: The Interplay of Ethics and Participation in N ews.

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Industry, Professional and Teaching Publications

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2017

Culver, K. What You Need to Know About Drones in J - Schools. MediaShift (September).

2017

Culver, K. In M emoriam: Steve Buttry -- Journa l i st, Teacher, Friend. MediaShift (February).

2017

Culver, K. What One Educator Learned About the Journalism Education Revolut ion. MediaShift (February).

2016

Culver, K. Taking on the Challenge of Verification. MediaShift (October).

2016

Culver, K. Special Series: Teaching Verification. MediaShift (October).

2016

Culver, K. Networked News Organizations Band Together to Shed Li ght on Youth Mental Health. Editor & Publisher (August).

2016

Culver, K. How Gannett Used Engaged Ethics to Help Kids in Crisis. MediaShift (August).

2016

Culver, K. Why We're Moving Forward with Realism, yet Optimism. Center for Journalism Ethics (May).

2016

Culver, K. Special Series: The Importance of Training Journalism Teachers. MediaShift (April).

2016

Culver, K. Why 2016 Should be the Year of Engaged Ethics. MediaShift (January).

2015

Culver, K. Special Series: Teachable Moments from the Mizzou P rotests. MediaShift (November).

2015

Culver, K. A Different Lens on Race, Media and Ethics. MediaShift (December).

2015

Culver, K. The Accidental Publisher s . Editor & Publisher (September).

2015

Culver, K. In Memoriam: Dan Reimold, the Voice for College Media. MediaShift (August).

2015

Culver, K. How Student Media Are Approaching a Tipping Point on Print. MediaShift (June).

2015

Culver, K. Why a Metaphor is Taking Knight's Eric Newton Westward to ASU. MediaShift (June).

2015

Culver, K. Getting Bruce J enner Right. Center for Journalism Ethics (April).

2015

Culver, K. Special Series: Teaching Data Journalism. MediaShift (March).

2015

Culver, K. Virtual Reality Journalism. Center for Digital Ethics and Policy (February).

2015

Culver, K. 6 Tips About St udents for Professionals Entering a Classroom. PBS MediaShift (January).

2015

Culver, K. Special Series: From Newsroom to Classroom. PBS MediaShift (January).

2014

Culver, K. A Magical Putter and the Year in Journalism Ethics. Center for Journalism Ethic s (December).

2014

Culver, K. 9 Reasons for Optimism for the Future of Journalism Education (December).

2014

Culver, K. Special Series: Common Core and Journalism Educa tion. PBS MediaShift (October).

2014

Culver, K. 5 Important Time - Savers for Educators . PBS MediaShift (September).

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2014

Culver, K. Special Series: Blended Learning. PBS MediaShift (August).

2014

Culver, K. Remix: Put Data Journalism into Every Entry - Level J - School Class. PBS MediaShift (July).

2014

Culver, K. Special Series: Teaching Data Journalism. PBS MediaShift (July).

2014

Culver, K. Forget ‘The Dark Side.’ Journalists Should Learn Marketing, Business Skills. PBS MediaShift (July).

2014

Culver, K. How to Use Social Media Ethically. PBS MediaShift (June).

2014

Culver, K. Rem ix: Put the Lessons of the NYT Innovation Report into Practice. PBS MediaShift (May).

2014

Culver, K. A Social Media Experiment. PBS MediaShift (May).

2014

Culver, K. Takeaway from Journalism Interactive: Time for Educators to Go Full Bore. PBS MediaSh ift (April).

2014

Culver, K. Taking Action: EdShift Launches to Move Journalism Education Forward. PBS MediaShift (February).

2014

Culver, K. #EdShift Chat: Teaching Entrepreneurship in Journalism Schools. PBS MediaShift (February).

2014

Culver, K. Ass ignment Remix: Intern - preneurs and Building Bold Thinking. PBS MediaShift (January).

2014

Culver, K. Special Series: Teaching Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs. PBS MediaShift (January).

2014

Culver, K. New Year’s Resolutions for the Journalism Classroom. PBS M ediaShift (January).

2014

Culver, K. #EdShift Chat: Tips for Journalism Educators to Get Grants for Innovation. PBS MediaShift (January).

2013

Culver, K. A New Source for a New Day in Journalism Education. PBS MediaShift (December).

2013

Culver, K. # EdShift Chat: How Journalism Professors, Students Can Collaborate, Communicate Better. PBS MediaShift (December).

2013

Culver, K. Syrian Citizen Journalists Set Ethical Example Focused on Dignity, Truth. PBS MediaShift (September).

2013

Culver, K. Wisco nsin Lawmakers Try to Remove Investigative Reporting Center from University of Wisconsin. PBS MediaShift (June).

2013

Culver, K. In Digital Ethics, Transparency Wasn’t Enough for CNET, CBS. PBS MediaShift (February).

2013

Culver, K. Where the Journal N ews Went Wrong in Mapping Gun Owners. PBS MediaShift (February).

2012

Culver, K. Ethics Aloft: The Pros and Cons of Journalists Using Drones. PBS MediaShift (December).

2012

Culver, K. How journalism educators can train students for jobs that may not y et exist. Poynter (August).

2012

Culver, K. Rethinking objectivity: a recall case. Columbia Journalism Review (August).

2012

Culver, K. My Open Letter to Journalism Funders: Change Your Plan of Attack. Mediated Communication (SJMC Blog) (August).

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2012

Culver, K. 5 ways journalism educators can teach students to use multimedia in breaking news coverage. Poynter (June).

2012

Culver, K. Resources for journalism educators to stay current on media news & trends. Poynter (April).

2012

Culver, K. Should jo urnalism educators ban students from using technology in class? Poynter (January).

2011

Culver, K. How journalism professors can use screencasts as an effective & efficient teaching tool. Poynter (October).

2011

Culver, K. How journalism students benefi t from class blogs about values, practices. Poynter (July).

2011

Culver, K. How class wikis can help journalism students collaborate, stay organized. Poynter (June).

2011

Culver, K. Why Delicious is an effective teaching tool for journalism educators. Poynter (April).

2012

Culver, K. Remembering Anthony Shadid. Mediated Communication (SJMC Blog) (February).

2011

Culver, K. How journalism educators can integrate more multimedia into their teaching. Poynter (January).

2010

Culver, K. Communication, Loss and the Death of Neha Suri. Mediated Communication (SJMC Blog) (February).

2008

Culver, K. Double Trouble: A Determined Physician Fights a Battle Against Lung Cancer and Its Stigma. On Wisconsin magazine (Winter).

2007

Culver, K. Living Out Loud: C overing Those Who Surrender Privacy Without Thinking. The American Editor (September).

2007

Culver, K. Busing Decision Widens the Poverty Gap. Wisconsin State Journal (June).

2006

Culver, K. At a Loss. On Wisconsin magazine (Winter).

2004

Culver, K. When Desperation Turns Lethal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (April).

Conference papers

2017

Culver, K., and Shepard, Jason M. Classrooms Gone Viral: Faculty, Students, and Campus Expression in a Polarized Age. Paper presented to Faculty Conference of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Dallas.

2017

Culver, K., and Duncan, M. Ethics, Openness, and Trust: Public Opinion of Drones in News. Paper presented to International Symposium on Digital Ethics, Chicago.

2017

Culver, K., and Lee, B. T rust vs. evaluation: The Interplay of Ethics and Participation in News. Paper presented to Media Ethics Division Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication annual meeting, Chicago.

2015

Culver, K. Drones and Accountability: The Ethical Bounds of Watching and Sensing. Research in progress presented to International Symposium on Digital Ethics, Chicago.

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2015

Robinson, S., and Culver, K. When White Reporters Cover Race: The News Media, Objectivity and Community (Dis - )trust. Paper presente d to Media Ethics Division Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication annual meeting, San Francisco.

2013

Culver, K., and Mirer, M. Constrained Independence: Brand Content in Sports Through the Lens of Journalism Ethics. Paper presented to International Symposium on Digital Ethics, Chicago.

2012

Culver, K. Justice in 140 Characters: Emerging Approaches to Social Media in the Courts. Presentation to Nieman Conference on Media, Technologies and Politics, Milwaukee.

2012

Culver, K. From Battlefield to Newsroom: Ethical and Legal Implications of Drone Technology in Journalism. Paper presented to International Symposium on Digital Ethics, Chicago.

1995

McLeod, J.M., Daily, K., Eveland, W., Guo, Z., Culver, K., Kurpius, D., Moy, P., Horow itz, E., & Zhong, M. The Synthetic Crisis: Media Influences on Perceptions of Crime. Paper presented to Communication Theory & Methodology Division, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication annual meeting, Washington. Top faculty paper award.

1994

Culver, K. Feeding the Frenzy: Reporting on Gangs in a Midsize Midwestern City. Paper presented to Qualitative Studies Division, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication annual meeting, Atlanta.

1994

Culver, K. The Campus v. The Workplace: University Hate Speech Codes and Hostile Environment Law. Paper presented to Qualitative Studies Division, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication annual meeting, Atlanta.

1991

Culver, K. Selective Support: Major A merican Media and First Amendment Challenges. Paper presented to Qualitative Studies Division, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication annual meeting, Boston. Top paper award.

Invited T alks

2017

Culver, K. Keynote Conversation with Ri chard Engel. Moderator, Center for Journalism Ethics Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics Event, Washington, D.C

2017

Culver, K. Keynote Conversation with Margaret Sullivan. Moderator, annual Center for Journalism Ethics conference, Madison, Wisco nsin.

2017

Culver, K. Rising to the Digital Challenge. Presenter, U.S. State Department, Vientiane, Laos.

2017

Culver, K. Effective Storytelling and Media Ethics. Presenter, U.S. State Department, Vientiane, Laos.

2017

Culver, K. Teaching Data Journalis m: What to Do and How to Start. Panelist, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, Chicago.

2017

Culver, K. Strategies for Leading Discussions of Race and Diversity in the Classroom. Panelist, Association for Education in J ournalism & Mass Communication conference, Chicago.

2017

Culver, K. Pressing Issues in Digital Ethics. Moderator, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, Chicago.

2017

Culver, K. Technology, Ethics and Journalism's Relati onship with the Public. Presenter, SXSW, Austin, Texas.

2016

Culver, K. Ethics and Safe Spaces. Moderator, Kent State Ethics Workshop, Kent, Ohio.

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2016

Culver, K. Inclusivity and Teaching Technology. Panelist, Association for Education in Journalism & Ma ss Communication conference, Minneapolis.

2016

Culver, K. Ethics in Strategic Communication and Law. Moderator, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, Minneapolis.

2016

Culver, K. Roundtable on Revitalizing the Bonds of Journalism, Citizenship and Democracy. Participant, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, Minneapolis.

2016

Culver, K. Ethics Aloft: Drones, Sensors and the Changing Boundaries of Media. Panelist, Association for Educati on in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, Minneapolis.

2016

Culver, K. Social Media, Web - based Technologies and Mobile Devices in Higher Education. Panelist, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, Minneapolis.

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Culver, K. 10 Things my Students Have Taught Me. Presenter, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, San Francisco.

2015

Culver, K. Demystifying Data. Presenter, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communicati on conference, San Francisco.

2015

Culver, K. Lessons from the Challenge Fund. Presenter, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, San Francisco.

2015

Culver, K. How and Why Journalism Schools can Contribute to Improved Ci vic Engagement. Presenter, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, San Francisco.

2015

Culver, K. Engaging Through Situated Learning. Presenter, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, San Francisco.

2011 - 2015

Culver, K. Poynter Educators Seminar. Presenter and Trainer, Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Florida.

2011, 2013, 2015

Culver, K. Physician Leadership Media Training. Consultant, UW Health, Madison, Wisconsin.

2010 - 2013

Culver, K . A New Curriculum for a New Journalism. Presenter and Trainer, Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Florida.

2009 - 2011

Culver, K. Multimedia Journalism for College Educators. Presenter and Trainer, Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Florida.

2014

Culver, K. Content Marketing and Ethics. Moderator and Presenter, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, Montreal.

2014

Culver, K. Clickbait, Ethics and the New Media Environment. Presenter, Association for Education in Journalis m & Mass Communication conference, Montreal.

2014

Culver, K. Nine Branches Sprouting Green Shoots. Keynote Speaker, Reynolds Journalism Institute Conference, Columbia, Missouri.

2014

Culver, K. Hacking the Journalism Curriculum. Moderator, Online News As sociation Annual Conference, Chicago.

2014

Culver, K. Ethics and Sensors in Journalism . Participant, Columbia University Tow Center Workshop, New York.

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2014

Culver, K. Ethics and Brand Content. Presenter, University of Colorado Ethics Conference, Boulde r, Colorado.

2014

Culver, K. Digital Media Assignments in Concepts Courses. Presenter, Journalism/Interactive Conference, College Park, Maryland.

2014

Culver, K. Service Learning: Education + Engagement = Impact. Presenter, Poynter Institute, St. Petersb urg, Florida.

2014

Culver, K. WordPress Essentials. Presenter and Trainer, Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Florida.

2014

Culver, K. Making Sense of Data. Presenter, Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Florida.

2014

Culver, K. Academic Summit. Particip ant, Edelman Worldwide, Chicago.

2013

Culver, K. Brand Journalism in a Digital Age: Is It Journalism or Marketing? Or Both?. Moderator, annual Center for Journalism Ethics conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

2013

Culver, K. Mixing Theory & Skills in Mass Com munication Curricula. Presenter, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication conference, Washington.

2013

Culver, K. How Technologies Can Make You a Better Teacher. Panelist, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication co nference, Washington.

2013

Culver, K. Multimedia Innovation. Speaker, Broadcast Education Association conference, Las Vegas.

2013

Culver, K. Hands on HTML, CSS and JavaScript for Educators. Organizer and Trainer, Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Florid a.

2013

Culver, K. Ethics & Brand Content: Marketing and Responsibility in a Digital Age. Speaker, American Advertising Federation - Madison Chapter, Madison, Wisconsin.

2012

Culver, K. Models for Curriculum Change. Consultant, University of Wisconsin - Rive r Falls, Madison, Wisconsin.

2012

Culver, K. The Truths We Tell: Reporting from Foreign Fields (A Tribute to Anthony Shadid). Speaker, annual Center for Journalism Ethics conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

2012

Culver, K. Tweets and Votes: Elections in a So cial Media Age. Moderator, annual Center for Journalism Ethics conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

2011

Culver, K. Polling, Partisanship & Polarization: How numbers change and reflect who we are. Moderator, annual Center for Journalism Ethics conference, Madi son, Wisconsin.

2011

Culver, K. The Curriculum Conundrum. Panelist, Journalism Interactive conference, College Park, Maryland.

2010

Culver, K. Journalists Join the Media Revolution: An International Conversation. Panelist, annual Center for Journalism Et hics conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

2009

Culver, K. New Media, Ethics and Democratic Journalism. Panelist, annual Center for Journalism Ethics conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

2008

Culver, K. Privacy vs. Access. Moderator, 30th Anniversary of the Wiscons in Freedom of Information Council, Madison, Wisconsin.

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2008

Culver, K. Elections & Social Media: Entrepreneurial Paths to Participation. Moderator, “Wiscontrepreneur” event on technology, media and political engagement, Madison, Wisconsin.

2007

Culver, K . Preparing Reporters and Students for a Changing Media Landscape. Moderator, Online News Association Regional Conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

2014

Culver, K. Surveillance by Media: Ethical Bounds of Tools for Watching, Scraping and Sensing. Moderator, an nual Center for Journalism Ethics conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

Grants, Awards & Honors

2013, 2015

Culver, K. Scripps Foundation Journalism Educator of the Year Award. Named one of the three finalists from national pool.

2015

Culver, K. University of Wisconsin - Madison. $15,000 to support research into sensors and UAVs in journalism.

2014

Culver, K. Vilas Life Cycle Professorship. $17,000 to support research project on media ethics and the public.

2014

Culver, K. Online News Association. $35,000 to su pport t est of a live news experiment, “The Confluence,” tying work across journalism courses and the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism on issues of water quality and supply in the state.

2014

Culver, K. Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. $1,6 00 to support purchase of Google Glass to integrate into The Confluence live news experiment.

2014

Culver, K., Forster, S., and Wagner, M. University of Wisconsin - Madison. $2,000 award for innovative practices in SJMC gateway course, including digital med ia assignments, collaborative spaces and situated learning modules.

2013

Culver, K. Journal Foundation. $3,500 to support research on values in online commenting policies.

2012

Wells, C., and Culver, K. University of Wisconsin - Madison. $40,000 to fund pr oject, “Computational Social Scientific and Data Visualization Tools for Journalists and Communication Researchers.”

2012

Culver, K. Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence Program. P articipant in yearlong effort to develop mentors and advocates for teac hing among assistant professors. Included $4,500 in support to develop online situated learning module in ethics.

2012

Culver, K. University of Wisconsin - Madison. $1,000 grant to create situated learning and case - based scenarios in media ethics.

2011

Cul ver, K. Alliant Energy Underkofler Award for Excellence in Te aching, University of Wisconsin .

2011

State of Wisconsin Secretary of Administration Award. Recognized for leadership in annual Partners in Giving charitable campaign.

2010

Culver, K. Engage A daptation Award, University of Wisconsin - Madison. $1,000 grant to build digital media assignments into advanced law and ethics course.

2010

Culver, K. Professional Development Grant, University of Wisconsin - Madison. $2,000 grant to improve digital video a nd audio training.

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2008

Culver, K. Impact Award, University of Wisconsin - Madison. $3,000 grant to create online multimedia training modules.

2007

Culver, K. Engage Adaptation Award, University of Wisconsin - Madison. $800 grant to develop podcasting for in troductory course.

Teaching Experience

University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Courses

2012

to Present

Assistant Professor J202: Mass Media Practices, gateway undergraduate skills and co ncepts course. Taught Fall 2012 , Spring 2014 , Fall 2015 , Fall 2016 . J411: Multimedia Graphics, undergraduate skills and concepts course. Taught Spring 2013 , Spring

. J417: Magazine Publishing, intensive writing, strategy and production course . Taught Fall 2012 , 2013,

2016

. J676: Dig ital Media Law and Ethics, undergraduate and graduate concepts course. Taught Spring 2013, Fall 2013 , Fall 2015 , Fall 2016 . J880: Media Ethics, graduate seminar. Taught Fall 2014.

2014

1999

to 2012

Faculty Associate (teaching focus) J202: Mass Media Practice s, gateway undergraduate skills and concepts course. Taught every semester Fall 2000 to Spring 2012. J335: Intermediate Reporting, undergraduate skills course. Taught Fall 2001 and Spring 2002. J401: In - Depth Reporting, undergraduate skills course. Taugh t Fall 2000 and Spring 2010.

J411: Multimedia Graphics, undergraduate and graduate skills course. Taught every Spring 2002 to

2008 and Summer 2009.

J417: Magazine Publishing, intensive writing, strategy and production course . Taught every Fall 2002 to 20 11. J676: Digital Media Law and Ethics, undergraduate and graduate concepts course. Taught Spring 2009 and Spring 2011.

199 1 to 1996

Teaching Assistant and Lecturer J559: Law of Mass Communication , undergraduate and graduate concepts course . Taught Fal l 1994 to Spring 1996 . J230: News Editing , undergraduate skills course . Taught Spring 1994, Summer 1995 (as lecturer). J204: Reporting , undergraduate skills course . Taught Spring 1991, Fal l 1991, Spring 1992, Summer 1992 (as lecturer), Fall 1992, Spring 1993, Fall 1993.

Independent S tudy S upervision

2000 to Present

Oversaw 51 students in var ying - credit directed study projects.

Internship S upervision

2000 to Present

Oversaw 205 students in one credit of J697: Internship.

2014 - 15

Supervised intern respo nsible for platform development and posting for The Confluence live news experiment.

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Senior Thesis Supervision

2009 to 2010

Oversaw research and writing of senior thesis on the future of narrative for undergraduate student Carolyn Vidmar.

Doctoral Commit tee Memberships

2015 - 2016

Michael Mirer , focus on mixed media ethics and implications of brand publishing in sports . Successful dissertation defense, May 2016.

2015

Mark Mederson, focus on race and history of boxing coverage in U.S.

Service

University o f Wisconsin - Madison

2015

to present

Affiliated faculty, Internet of Things Laboratory .

2014

Search Committee, Executive Director of University Communications .

2014

Educational Innovation Project Team

Consulted on efforts to improve self - paced modular lea rning on campus.

2007

to 2012

Marketing Committee, Partners in Giving Charitable Campaign.

 

Worked on marketing strategy and execution for annual employee charitable campaign.

2009

to 2011

Pedagogy Team, UW - Madison Engage Adaptation Award.

 

Assisted with d evelopment of Engage Award to stimulate student - generated media content in courses across campus.

2012

Selection Committee, Alliant Energy Underkofler Award for Teaching Excellence.

Served on committee to select winners of University of Wisconsin System teaching award .

2008

Internship Committee, UW Athletics

Consulted on development of internship program as part of Big Ten Network contract.

2008

Lead instructor, InSite Internship Program.

School of Journalism & Mass Communication University of Wisconsi n - Madison

2009

to 2015

Conference Social Media Coordinator , Center for Journalism Ethics

 

Organize d and moderate d social media coverage of annual ethics conference, including video stream, blogs, photo stream and live coverage .

Supervise d team of students promoting and covering events .

2015

to present

Annual Development Campaign Committee

2014

Director Nomination Committee

Conducted interviews with faculty and staff to discern issue s and priorities for department and assisted with analysis and drafting of report.

2014

Curriculum Revision Subcommittee

Participated in efforts to review and reconstitute initial courses in the major.

2014

Social Media Development Campaign

Assisted with plans and promotion for #SJMCgaveme , a social media engagement campaign.

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2013

to 2014

Und ergraduate Admissions Committee

 

Stimulated movement to online application to improve efficiency and data tracking. Worked with administrative staff to develop, test and launch application.

2000

to 2013

Und ergraduate Curriculum Committee

 

P articipated in extensive examination of curriculum offerings and possible revisions, including data analysis of staffing and student flow.

2010

to 2012

Advisory Board, Center for Journalism Ethics

Consult ed with C enter director and other board members on variety of issues, including content and speakers for annual conference.

Led effort to formulate and execute development plan.

2000 to 2011

2008 to 2009

Constituent Relations Committee (chair 2003 to 2010)

Service included planning and execution of centennial celebrat ion and development campaign. Development surrounding centennial exceeded $2.1 million.

Executed overhaul of website and established social media accounts and guidelines.

Worked on pilot of new brand identity standards on campus and developed print and dig ital materials for department.

Facilities and Equipment Committee (chair)

Ongoing

Search Committees

Digital studies faculty positions, 2011 to 2012.

Strategic communication faculty position, 2008 to 2009.

Strategic communication instructor p osition, 2005.

Undergraduate adviser position ( chair ) , 2001.

Ongoing

Lecture and Event Coordination

Contribute to lecture s and other events bringing prominent communicators to campus.

Intermittent

Student Group Adviser

Social media team

Society of Profe ssional Journalists

Association for Women in Communications

Public Relations Student Society of America

1996 to 1997

Project Assistant

Assisted director with special projects, including publications, alumni relations and web site.

Responsible for producing newsletters for alumni and undergraduates, writing and editing content for Web pages, and indexing and organizing alumni information.

Professional and Community

2015

Editorial Committee, Online News Association Ethics Code Project

Reviewed and revised mo re than 40 modules for digital ethics tool for public communicators.

Served as liaison with tech development team.

2014 - present

Social Media Chair, Media Ethics Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

2014 - 2016

Co - chair, All - City Swim competition planning committee.

2014 - 2016

Panel and Abstract Reviewer, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics

Culver/ 14

2014

Reviewer , case for promotion from associate professor to full professor, Tennessee Technological University.

2010

to present

Board member (currently president), Seminole Pool and Tennis Association.

2007

to 2010

Board member and president (2009 - 10), Education Commission, Queen of Peace School.

2001

to 2011

Contest Judge

Judge d national writing competition for the A ssociation of Food Journalists.

2 005, 2006

Presenter and Trainer , Rotary Ethics Symposium

 

Worked with high school students on developing strategies for ethical thinking.

2002, 2003

Newsletter Designer

 

Designed newsletter pro bono for Independent Living I ncorporated, a local advocacy group that helps older adults maintain healthy, independent lifestyles.

2001, 2002

Contest Coordinator

Served as coordinator for Inland Press Association’s Local News Competition. Recruited judges, organized entries, evaluate d reporting and reported results.

Professional Memberships Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Commun ication (Media Ethics Division) , current. Association for Practical and Professional Ethics , current. Investigative Reporters and Editors , past. Online News Association , current. Public Relations Society of America , past. Society of Professional Journalists , past. Association of Women in Communication, past.

Media Mentions

Associated Press, Big Picture Science (Public Radio Exchange) , BBC, Boston Globe, Broadcasting and Cable , CBC, Central News Agency (Taiwan) , Chicago Tribune, Columbia Journalism Review , Editor & Publisher, Gannett Wisconsin Media, Georgia Public Radio, The Guardian, HuffPost Live, International Business Times , Liberty Times (Taiwan) , Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, NewTalk (Taiwan) , New York Times, Nieman Reports , the Oregonian, PBS MediaShift , Politico, Poynter Institute , Snopes, Taiwan Reports , UDN News (Taiwan) , USA Today, Wall Street Journal , WISC - TV , Wisconsin Public Radio , W isconsin State Journal .