At Johns Hopkins, Sholnn Freeman is a lecturer for the MA in Communication program.
Freeman is a media scholar specializing in international political economy and ethnocentrism and racism in news media and popular culture in the United States. In 1999, he served as a Scotty Reston Fellow intern at The New York Times. He also held staff reporter positions at The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. In 2008, Freeman traveled to Baghdad for a two-month reporting assignment as a foreign correspondent during the Iraq War. He currently works in communications and media relations at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and also holds a part-time lecturer position in mass communications for Syracuse University’s Newhouse program at its Washington, D.C. campus.
Freeman holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and public affairs from the University of Texas at Austin and master’s and doctorate degrees in mass communication from Howard University.