Megan Fromm, Adjunct Faculty

Megan Fromm, PhD, is the content/curriculum developer for the International Center for Media and the Public Agenda at the University of Maryland and a faculty member at the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change. As a “trailing” military spouse whose husband is stationed overseas, Fromm is often found traveling between the DC area and Germany.

Fromm received her PhD in 2010 from the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. Her dissertation analyzed how news media frame student First Amendment court cases, particularly those involving freedom of speech and press.

Her research interests include media law, scholastic journalism, media literacy and media and democracy. She has worked as a journalist, adjunct professor and high school journalism teacher. Fromm has taught at Johns Hopkins University, Towson University, the University of Maryland and the Newseum. As a working journalist, Fromm won numerous awards, including the Society of Professional Journalists Sunshine Award and the Colorado Friend of the First Amendment Award.