Tim Klein is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Manship School of Mass Communication. His research focuses on media history and political theory. Tim has worked in electoral politics, and as a documentary filmmaker, with his work broadcast internationally on dozens of television stations and film festivals. As a 2019 Fulbright Award recipient, Tim is writing a history on the development of journalism in Ethiopia. His dissertation is on journalism and political communication in the populist and progressive eras.