Lyn J. Freymiller is an instructor in the Communication Arts & Sciences Department. He received his Ph.D. from the department in 2006 and has happily stayed on since then. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and his M.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Lyn is interested in studying popular culture and media, specifically media portrayals of socially stigmatized populations. Lyn also created and taught a Qualitative Research Methods course for Penn State World Campus. He is active in local community theater and has acted in a number of productions alongside his teaching duties.