Associate Professor Genelle Belmas joins the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications from California State University, Fullerton as a tenured faculty member and head of the journalism concentration in the Department of Communications. She teaches media law, media ethics, communications technology and computer-assisted reporting. Her research primarily focuses on media law. Her work has appeared in the Yale Journal of Online Law and Technology, the Federal Communications Law Journal, and Communications Law and Policy, among others, and has been cited by several appellate courts. She is the author of a media law textbook, Major Principles of Media Law (Cengage). She has also been the recipient of several research and teaching external grants. She has a B.A. in journalism and political science from the University of Wisconsin, an M.A. in political science from the University of Wisconsin, and a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota.