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About Michael A. Spikes

Michael A. Spikes is a Ph.D. candidate in the Learning Sciences at Northwestern University, with a focus on news media literacy education. Prior to Northwestern, Michael developed curriculum and training for the Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University as director of its Digital Resource Center and Illinois News Literacy & Civic Learning Project. Michael has also worked as a Media Studies and Production teacher in both public and public charter schools in Washington DC, a member of the former Newseum’s educational advisory team, and as a media producer and editor for NPR, the PBS NewsHour, and the Kellogg School of Management.