Senior director of research and innovation communications
Jeff has been with the office since 1985. Jeff helps lead the office’s national news service, which highlights the faculty's research accomplishments to print and broadcast reporters across the country. For the service, he assigns stories, works with writers, and edits copy. He is the principal writer covering research in the social sciences, business and humanities. Jeff also assists reporters who are looking for sources or seeking more information on Ohio State research. In addition, Jeff edits the “Discoveries” page for onCampus, the faculty and staff newspaper. He is co-chair of the Education Committee of the National Association of Science Writers, and has been a columnist for the association’s newsletter ScienceWriters. He has done freelance writing for several consumer and college magazines and has written chapters for the books Soul of the Sky and Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Family and Personal Relationships. He’s a member of the National Association of Science Writers and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.Before coming to Ohio State, Jeff was a reporter for the Gallipolis Daily Tribune and the Columbus Citizen-Journal. He has a B.S. in journalism from Ohio University and an M.A. in political science from Ohio State.