Welcome back, Patch Blogger!
- Family: One daughter, June
- Education: University of Illinois at Chicago (1992), BA in Mass Communication and Broadcasting; Northwestern University, MA (1994) and PhD (2003) degrees in radio/TV/film
- Occupation: Assistant professor in the Communications, Media Arts, and Theatre (CMAT) program at Chicago State University
- Political Party: Democrat
- Official name of campaign: Dr. Hip-Hop for Congress
- Previous Elected or Appointed Offices: None