Media Ecology, Documentary Storytelling, Digital Post Production, Motion GFX/Visual Effects
Research Interests & Areas
Documentary Filmmaking, Educational Media
EDD Post Secondary Education
Illinois State University
MA Journalism and Mass Communication
University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma State University
Simonds, C. J., Hunt, S. K., & Simonds, B. K. (2017). Communication as critical inquiry. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press.
Grants & Contracts
"Film Festival Management and Curation: A Hands-On Course for Creating a Local Film Festival in Bloomington-Normal". College of Arts and Sciences Interdisciplinary Initiative Grant Program. Illinois State University. (2020)
Teacher Quality Enhancement Grant. Chicago Teacher Pipeline Program.
Teacher Quality Enhancement Grant. Illinois Professional Learners' Partnership.
Teacher Quality Enhancement Grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Illinois Professional Learners' Partnership.
Video Production on Facilitating Instructional Discussion. Prentice Hall Publishing Company.