Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Journalism & Mass Communications
Office: DBH 206
Michigan State University, Ph.D. in Mass Media, 1976.
Columbia University, M.S. in Journalism, 1968.
University of Nebraska, B.A. in Journalism, 1966.
San Jose State University, 1983 to present, professor. Graduate courses taught: media and social issues; mass communication theory, communication law and public policy, literature of mass communication, mass media and society in China, and research methods. Undergraduate courses taught: media law and ethics, global mass communications, and research on social media. Developed and taught two MUSE freshman seminars: Free press or censorship in times of war: (1) Afghanistan and (2) Iraq. Developed and co-taught SJSU study abroad course in Beijing, news media, advertising, and propaganda in China.