As a mass communication educator and former journalist, Dr.
Schulte sees higher education as the road to a better human condition. He also
sees the potential of students as the vehicle to reach that destination.
Schulte teaches courses in media writing, feature writing, advanced reporting,
public affairs reporting and multimedia reporting. Prior to his appointment at
Winthrop, he taught information gathering, introductory reporting and
journalism graphics as he pursued his doctorate at Ohio University. Schulte was
also an adjunct instructor at Earlham College for two years where he taught
introductory and advanced journalism.
Schulte’s research interests involve the paradigm shift
between print and digital platforms in the modern newsroom and the effects
these transitions have on news workers. This was the focus of his dissertation,
and he is currently working on a book on the subject. Schulte’s has presented
work at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
national conference, the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium and the International
Symposium of Communication in the Millennium. He is the author of two peer-reviewed
articles, which have appeared in the Preceding
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in the Millennium and the International
Journal of Comic Art.
Schulte is a member of the Society of Professional
Journalists and Kappa Tau Alpha, the mass communication honor society. Over his
11-year newspaper career he won six first place awards from the Associated
Press and five first place awards from the Hoosier State Press Association for