Timothy Boudreau joined the Central Michigan University faculty in 2001 and is an associate professor of journalism. He was tenured in 2007. He holds a B.A in journalism from Central Michigan University, an M.A.J.M.C. from the University of Florida and a Ph.D. in journalism from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He worked for about 10 years as a reporter/photographer, copy editor and news editor for weekly and daily newspapers in Kentucky, Florida, Virginia and Ohio. He has freelanced for a magazine in Tennessee and worked in public relations for the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. He has authored a book chapter in "Torts Law in Cyberworld: Emerging issues" and has co-authored book chapters in "Cybermedia Go to War: Role of non-traditional media during and after the 2003 Iraq War" and in "Global Media Go to War." He has co-authored articles in Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly and Newspaper Research Journal and presented scholarly papers at the annual conventions of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the National Newspaper Association and at various national and regional conferences. His research focuses on media content analysis, community newspapers and online legal issues. He has been a reviewer for major publishers in higher education and a referee for journalism education conferences, a scholarly journal and the Society of Professional Journalists collegiate writing competition.