Nicole Dahmen

Dr. Nicole Dahmen is an assistant professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon. Her research focuses on ethics and technology in visual communication with an emphasis on photojournalism in the digital age. She also has a special interest in contextual reporting, having recently received a grant to study restorative narrative and working with students to develop a “solutions issue” for the acclaimed OR Magazine. Her grant led to an award-winning conference paper and a just published journal article on “visual restorative narrative.” She has been asked to speak about restorative narrative to professional organizations, such as Poynter, NPPA, and MediaShift. Dahmen has 18 published or forthcoming peer-reviewed journal articles and more than 35 presented conference papers with top paper awards at both AEJMC and ICA. Her research is published in such diverse and leading journals as Newspaper Research Journal, American Behavioral Scientist, Journalism Studies, Digital Journalism, and Visual Communication Quarterly. She is on the editorial boards of Newspaper Research Journal and Visual Communication Quarterly. Her Ph.D. is from the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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