Welcome to the Web site of Shayla Thiel-Stern
I am an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Previously, I was on the faculty at DePaul University in Chicago, and I also have worked for a number of media organizations and online services, including washingtonpost.com, cars.com, CNN Interactive, Edmunds, Brittanica.com, WSUI-AM, The Journal of Communication Inquiry and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
With regard to my research, I've been quoted in The Chicago Tribune and have appeared on "Twin Cities Live" (KSTP), "Almanac" (PBS), and NBCChicago 6 p.m. news. I have also spoken to numerous groups and professional organizations, including the Center for Child Protection, in Austin, Texas.
For speaking engagements and media appearances, as well as any other inquiries, my contact information is listed below.
University of Minnesotae: stern180 at umn. edu
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
111 Murphy Hall
206 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455