Nicole Smith Dahmen is an associate professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon. Her research focuses on ethics and technology in visual communication with an emphasis on photojournalism in the digital age. Dahmen has more than 20 published or forthcoming peer-reviewed journal articles published in such diverse and leading journals as Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, American Behavioral Scientist, Journalism Studies, Digital Journalism, and Visual Communication. She is on the editorial boards of Newspaper Research Journal and Visual Communication Quarterly. Her Ph.D. is from the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.