C.W. Anderson's (PhD, Columbia University / Assistant Professor of Media Culture at the College of Staten Island-CUNY) research interests lie at the intersection of journalistic practices, new media technologies, and social and communications theory, broadly understood. His doctoral dissertation, "Breaking Journalism Down: Work, Authority, and Networking Local News, 1997-2009," examined shifting forms of newswork and cross institutional journalistic collaboration in Philadelphia, Pa. He is currently conducting research for a Columbia University report on relationship between changes in journalism and public policy, to be completed in the Fall of 2009. At Columbia and CSI, Anderson has taught classes ranging from political theory to introductory journalism.