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  • Lynn Schofield Clark

  • Lynn Schofield Clark
  • Professor Clark teaches courses in media and (in)equality, journalism and new media, journalism history and social movements, digital media, and qualitative/ethnographic research methods.  One of her favorite teaching experiences involved collaborating with students to produce a parody on educational technology use called, "The Class."  It was viewed more than 30,000 times.  To view it, click on the link & enter the password "The Class."

    Clark is the Vice President-Elect/President Elect of the International Association of Internet Researchers and has been a Research Fellow with RMIT (Melbourne)'s Digital Ethnography Research Center and a visitor to the Microsoft Research New England group. 

    Clark was named University of Denver's 2012 Service Learning Faculty of the Year, and was a 2009-2010 Service Learning Scholar with the University's Center for Civic Engagement and Service Learning.  A longtime worker in youth voice, she collaborates with South High School's Digital Media Club and with the Bridge Project's junior high Youth Engaged in Leadership and Learning (YELL) initiatives.

    In addition to her recent work mentioned on the right, she's also the author of  From Angels to Aliens: Teenagers, the Media, and the Supernatural (Oxford University Press, 2003/2005), which received a Best Book award from the National Communication Association, and is co-author of Media, Home, and Family (Routledge, 2004), editor of Religion, Media, and the Marketplace (Rutgers University Press, 2007), and co-editor of Practicing Religion in the Age of the Media(Columbia University Press, 2002).

    Before her university career, Clark worked in advocacy, educational, and not-for-profit journalism. 

  • Educational Tech video "The Class"

  • Password TheClass

    'The Class' DU innovation Class from Lynn Schofield Clark on Vimeo.

  • Lynn Schofield Clark (the early years)

  • A news junkie from way back when!
    A news junkie from way back when!
  • Young People & the Future of News Blog


  • Bio

  • Lynn Schofield Clark is Professor and Chair in the Department of Media, Film, and Journalism Studies. She is also Director of the Edward W. and Charlotte A. Estlow International Center for Journalism and New Media, and an Affiliate Professor with the University of Copenhagen. Her research and teaching focuses on how social and digital media are changing the lives of diverse U.S. young people and their families. Her most recent books are Young People and the Future of News (Cambridge University Press, 2017), coauthored with Professor Regina Marchi of Rutgers University, and The Parent App: Understanding Families in a Digital Age (Oxford University Press, 2012; paperback 2014).

  • Click here to find other downloadable publications

  • Parental Mediation Theory for the Digital Age

    Clark, L.S.  (2011).   Parental mediation theory for the digital age.  Communication Theory 12 (lead article): 323-343.

  • High School Journalism & the Making of Citizens

    Clark, L.S. and R. Monserrate. (2011).  High school journalism and the making of young citizens.  Journalism: Theory, Practice, Criticism 38:417-432.

  • Critical Service Learning in Journalism Education

    Clark, L.S. Cultivating the Media Activist: How Critical Media Literacy, Community Engaged Partnerships and Critical Service Learning Can Reform Journalism Education. Invited submission (submitted 6/15/12) for Journalism: Theory, Culture, Critique special issue on media activism and youth.

  • The Parent App, Ch. 1

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • 2017 cv

  • Gallery

  • CNN-Lynn-02.jpg
    CNN-Lynn-02.jpg Lynn on CNN in June 2004.

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