Title: Director

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins University;  Juris Doctorate, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University


Professional Experience:

Louisiana Public Broadcasting; WPVI-TV, Philadelphia; Industrial Safety and Hygiene News; Energy User News; Philadelphia Tribune; Philadelphia Sun; Germantown Courier; Mt. Airy News/Express


Goidel, K., Smentkowski, B., Freeman, C. (2017, January 30). Claiming Voter Fraud to Limit Voter Turnout. Huffington Post

Freeman, C. & Goidel, K. (2017, January 27). How Journalists Should Act in the Age of 'Alternative Facts.’ Huffington Post

Goidel, K., Smentkowski, B., & Freeman, C. (2016). Perceptions of Threat to Religious Liberty. PS: Political Science & Politics, 49(03), 426-432.

Goidel, K., Freeman, C. and Smentkowski, B. (2015). Misreading the Bill of Rights: Top Ten Myths Concerning Your Rights and Liberties.Praeger: Santa Barbara.

Research Interests:

Media Law; Political Communication; Class Action Notification; Deliberative Democracy

Professional Organizations:

Supreme Court of the United States Bar Association; Louisiana State Bar Association; National Association of Black Journalists

Courses Taught: Media Law; Media Ethics; Media in a Diverse Society; Public Affairs Reporting; Entrepreneurial Media; Business Communication



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