Mike McKean chairs the Convergence Journalism program at the Missouri School of Journalism. He is a leader in teaching with technology at the local, national and international levels, chairing the University of Missouri's Information Technology Committee, coordinating partnerships with Adobe Systems and Apple, Inc. and helping establish convergence curricula at Moscow State University in Russia and Shantou University in China. Professor McKean has also chaired the Radio-TV News faculty at Missouri, served as Web Director at the university's NBC affiliate, KOMU-TV and News Director of the school's NPR affiliate, KBIA-FM. Mike received his M.A. in Political Science at Rice University and his B.J. from the Missouri School of Journalism.