Sandy Nichols teaches Introduction to Mass Communication, Broadcast Journalism, and Journalism and New Media 1 and 2.
She is also the faculty advisor for the Towson chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).
Nichols earned her master’s degree in Broadcast & Electronic Media from San Francisco State University (1996) and a doctorate in mass communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2003). She has been with Towson University since 2004.
Her research interests include the role of the press in a democracy, the public/civic/citizen journalism movements, and marginalized groups in the blogosphere. Her most recent research study is exploring the role of social networking technologies in study abroad programs.
Contact information for Sandy Nichols:
Office: Media Center #200