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Dr Shaun T Schafer

Journalism
sschafe5@msudenver.edu
CAMPUS BOX 076
CN 119T
303-556-4806


Personal Biography Statement

Shaun T. Schafer, Ph.D., is an associate professor in journalism and associate chair of the Department of Journalism and Technical Communication. He previously worked as a reporter and editor in Chicago; San Francisco; Kansas City, Mo.; Fort Smith, Ark.; Tulsa, Okla.; Brisbane, Australia and Sydney, Australia. He previously taught journalism at Oklahoma State University before joining Metro State as an affiliate faculty member in 2006.

Educational Biography

University of Oklahoma, B.A., Journalism/News Communication
Oklahoma State University, M.S., Educational Leadership
Colorado State University, Educational Leadership, Renewal, Growth and Change, Ph.D.

Current Projects

Along with Kenn Bisio I am working on two journalism projects. One examines the treatment of photography in current news design. The other is looking at changes in the teaching of journalism.

In addition, I am working with Sanjay Arwade, Ben Schafer and Delbert Schafer on a Structural Art project for structural engineers.

Teaching Philosophy

We learn from texts, we learn from instructors and we learn from our peers.

What that means for students is you need to come to class prepared and ready to engage.

Courses Taught

COM-4760,JRN-1100,JRN-3980,JRN-4000,JRN-4100
,JRN-4890,JRN-498D,JRN-498E,JRN-498H,JRN-498L
,JRN-498M,JRN-498R,JRN-498S,JRN-498T,JRN-498U
,JRN-498X,JRN-49AA,JRN-49AB,JRN-49AC

Office Hours

Monday - [09:00 to 11:00]
Tuesday - [09:00 to 11:30]
[13:00 to 15:00]
Wednesday - [09:00 to 11:30]
Thursday - [13:00 to 15:00]

Photo of Dr Shaun T Schafer

Current Semester Schedule

CRN COURSE TITLE DAYS TIME
32958 JRN-3980-001 Internship: Journalism TBA TBA-TBA
32961 JRN-1100-002 Journalism Fundamentals R
TBA
0930-1045
TBA-TBA
33368 JRN-4100-001 Investigative Reporting TR 1400-1515
35730 JRN-49AA-001 Covering LGBTQ Issues TBA TBA-TBA
35989 JRN-49AB-001 Research Assistant: JRN T 1530-1645
35990 JRN-49AC-001 Covering Automobile Issues R 1530-1645


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