CURRICULUM VITAE

 

David Abrahamson

March 2017

 

 

 OFFICE  Medill School of Journalism

ADDRESS  Northwestern University

          1845 Sheridan Road

          Evanston, IL 60208

          (847) 467-4159

          (847) 332-1088 fax

 

 

   HOME  2025 Sherman Ave.

ADDRESS  Evanston, IL 60201

           (847) 332-2223

 

          email: d-abrahamson@northwestern.edu

          http://www.davidabrahamson.com

 

 

PLACE OF BIRTH: Washington, DC; raised in Annapolis, MD.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

New York University, New York, NY (Ph.D. American Civilization: Journalism,

  Culture and Communication, American History, 1992).

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (Media Arts, 1986).

Oxford University (Worcester College), Oxford, UK (Certificate: International

  Economics, 1983).

University of California Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, CA. (Master

  of Journalism, 1973).

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. (B.A. History, 1969).

 

 

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS/COURSES

 

2007-present  Professor of Journalism.

 

2005-present  Charles Deering McCormick Professorship of Teaching Excellence,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

2003-present  General Editor, "Visions of the American Press" series,

              Northwestern University Press, Evanston, IL.

 

2002-2006     Director, Center for the Writing Arts, Northwestern University,

              Evanston, IL.

 

2002-2005     Helen Gurley Brown Research Professorship in Journalism,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1994-2007     Associate Professor, "Literary Journalism," "Magazine Editing,"

              "Magazine Writing," "Magazine Publishing Project," Medill School

              of Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1998          Visiting Associate Professor, "Magazine Editing in an

           International Context," International Communications Program, The

           American University of Paris, Paris, France.

 

1988-1994     Associate Professor, adj., "Magazine Editing Master Class" and

              "Magazine Editorial Management," Diploma Program in Magazine

              Publishing, New York University Management Institute Center for

              Publishing, New York, NY.

 

1991-1994     Assistant Professor, adj., "The Journalistic Tradition," "The

              Literature of Journalism," "The Magazine Article," "Magazine

              Writing Workshop," New York University Department of Journalism

              and Mass Communication, New York, NY.

 

1991-1992     "U.S. History to 1865" and "U.S. History from 1865," New York

              University Department of History, New York, NY (Senior Teaching

              Assistantship).

 

1990-1991     "Executive Seminar in Magazine Editorial Management,"

              "Management Conference Series, Enfield Research, New York, NY.

 

1987-1989     "Magazine Writing," Pratt Institute, New York, NY (Adjunct

              Faculty).

 

1986-1988     "Magazine Writing" and "Feature Writing," School of Visual

              Arts, New York, NY (Adjunct Faculty).

 

1983-1990     "Magazine Writing and Editing," AMC Pinkham Notch Center

              (University of New Hampshire) Gorham, NH (Adjunct Faculty).

 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

1983-present  Faculty Member (see above).

 

1979-present  Management Consultant, Enfield Research/Editorial Consultants.

 

1977-present  Journalist/Author.

 

1973-1977     Managing Editor, Car and Driver Magazine, Ziff-Davis Publishing,

                New York, NY.

 

1973          Editor-in-Chief, AutoWeek Magazine, Crain Communications, Reno,

                NV.

 

1972-1973     Associate Editor, American Boating Magazine, Competition Press,

                Lafayette, CA.

 

 

RESEARCH/TEACHING INTERESTS

 


Journalism:

  Literary Journalism

  Journalism History

  New Media and Print Culture

  Info Technology and Media Ecology

  Online Journalism

  Magazine Writing and Editing

  Magazine Publishing

  Media Management and Economics

History (20th-C. American):

  Social and Cultural History

  Print Culture Studies

  History of Science/Technology

  Popular and Material Culture


 

 

 

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

 

BOOKS

 

Abrahamson, David and Prior-Miller, Marcia, eds. The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research: The Future of the Magazine Form. New York: Routledge, 2015.

 

_______. Magazine-Made America: The Cultural Transformation of the Postwar Periodical. New York: Hampton Press, 1996.

 

_______, ed. The American Magazine: Research Perspectives and Prospects. Ames,

  IA: Iowa State University Press, 1995.

 

 

ARTICLES/CHAPTERS (REFEREED JOURNALS AND/OR INVITED)

 

_______ and Prior-Miller, Marcia "The Emergence of the Magazine as a Distinct Media Form." In Holmes, Tim and Stenadori, Miglena, eds. The Handbook of Magazine Studies. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2018: under contract

 

_______. "There Be Dragons: The Pedagogy of the First Person." Journalism

  Educator, 72:2 (Summer 2017): in submission.

 

_______. “Kobre Award Interview.” Historiography in Mass Communication, 2:7 (2016): 33-41.

 

_______. The Future of the Magazine Form.” Journal of Magazine and New Media Research, 15:1 (Fall 2015): <http://aejmcmagazine.arizona.edu/journal.html>.

 

_______. "Digital Transformation, Print Continuity: Magazine as Art Form Rather than Platform.” In Abrahamson, David and Prior-Miller, Marcia, eds. The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research: The Future of the Magazine Form. New York: Routledge, 2015.

 

_______ and Abusharif, Ibrahim. "Literary Journalism in the Middle East: The

  Paradox of Arab Exceptionalism.” In Keeble, Richard and Tulloch, John, eds.

  Global Literary Journalism: Exploring the Journalistic Imagination. New York:

  Peter Lang Publishing, 2012: 23-38.

 

_______. "Journalism and Deception: The Other Side of a Two-Faced Coin." Journal

  of Magazine and New Media Research, 13:1 (Spring 2012): <http://aejmcmagazine.

  arizona.edu/journal.html>.

 

_______. "The Counter-Coriolis Effect: Contemporary Literary Journalism in a

  Shrinking World." In Bak, John S. and Reynolds, Bill, eds. Literary Journalism

  Across the Globe. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011: 79-84.

 

_______. "A Narrative of Collegial Discovery: Some Conceptual Essentials."

  Literary Journalism Studies, 2:2 (Fall 2010): 85-95.

 

_______. "Magazine Exceptionalism: The Concepts, the Criteria, the Challenge."

  In Holmes, Tim, ed. Mapping the Magazine: Comparative Studies in Magazine

  Journalism. New York: Routledge, 2009.

 

_______ and Polsgrove, Carol. "The Right Niche: Consumer Magazines and

  Advertisers." In Nord, David Paul; Rubin, Joan Shelley; and Schudson, Michael,

  eds. History of the Book in America -- The Enduring Book: Print Culture in

  Postwar America (Vol. 5). Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press,

  2009: 107-118.

 

_______. "The Future of Magazines, 2010-2020." Journal of Magazine and New

  Media Research, 11:1 (Spring 2009): <http://aejmcmagazine.arizona.edu/journal.

  html>.

 

_______. "An Inconvenient Legacy: The Jungle and the Immigrant Imperative."

  Journalism History 34:2 (Fall 2008).

 

_______ and Ashwood, Loka. "A.J. Liebling." In Vaughn, Stephen, ed.

  Encyclopedia of American Journalism. New York: Routledge, 2008: 267-268.

 

_______ and Bryza, Christina. "Magazine Publishers." In Vaughn, Stephen, ed.

  Encyclopedia of American Journalism. New York: Routledge, 2008: 280-282.

 

_______ and Lu, Haiwen. "TV Guide Magazine." In Vaughn, Stephen, ed.

  Encyclopedia of American Journalism. New York: Routledge, 2008: 546-547.

 

_______ and Price Fasig, Nicole. "Vanity Fair Magazine." In Vaughn, Stephen, ed.

  Encyclopedia of American Journalism. New York: Routledge, 2008: 560.

 

_______ and Rosenblum, Ilene. "Forbes Magazine." In Vaughn, Stephen, ed.

  Encyclopedia of American Journalism. New York: Routledge, 2008: 176.

 

_______ and Weisensee, Kim. "Men's Magazines." In Vaughn, Stephen, ed.

  Encyclopedia of American Journalism. New York: Routledge, 2008: 282-284.

 

_______. "Magazine Exceptionalism: The Concepts, the Criteria, the Challenge."

  Journalism Studies, 8:4 (August 2007): 667-670.

 

_______. "What I've Learned, What I've Unlearned." Journal of Magazine and New

   Media Research, 9:2 (Summer 2007): <http://aejmcmagazine.arizona.edu/journal.

   html>.

 

_______. "The Problem with Sources, A Source of the Problem." Journal of

  Magazine and New Media Research, 9:1 (Fall 2006):   <http://aejmcmagazine.

  arizona.edu/journal.html>.

 

_______. "The Rise of the New Partisan Press: Forward into the Past." Journal of

  Magazine and New Media Research, 8:1 (Spring 2006): <http://aejmcmagazine.

  arizona.edu/journal.html>.

 

_______. "Teaching Literary Journalism: A Diverted Pyramid." Journalism and

  Mass Communication Educator, 60:4 (Winter 2006), 430-433.

 

_______. "From the Many, to the Many: The Journalistic Promise of Weblogs."

  Journal of Magazine and New Media Research, 7:2 (Summer 2005): <http://

  aejmcmagazine. arizona.edu/journal.html>.

 

_______. "The Press Celebrity and the Celebrity Press: Historical Antecedents,

  Future Prospects." Journal of Magazine and New Media Research, 7:1 (Spring

  2005): <http://aejmcmagazine.arizona.edu/journal.html>..

 

_______; Bowman, Rebecca Lynn; Greer, Mark Richard; and Yeado, William Brian.

  "A Quantitative Analysis of U.S. Consumer Magazines: A Ten-Year Longitudinal

  Study." Journal of Magazine and New Media Research, 5:2 (Spring 2003):

  <http://aejmcmagazine.arizona.edu/journal.html>.

 

_______. "Special-Interest Magazines and the Evolution of the Magazine Form."

  In Johnston, Donald H., ed. Encyclopedia of International Media and

  Communications. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 2003: 3: 101-114.

 

_______. "Beyond the Mirror Metaphor: Magazine Exceptionalism and

  Sociocultural Change." Journal of Magazine and New Media Research, 4:1

  (Spring 2002): <http://aejmcmagazine.arizona.edu/journal.html>.

 

_______. "An Evaluative Bibliography: Digital Culture, Information Technology,

  the Internet, the Web." Journal of Magazine and New Media Research, 3:1

  (Fall 2000): <http://aejmcmagazine.arizona.edu/journal.html>..

 

_______. "Magazines: A Past in Paper and a Future on the Web." Media Studies

  Journal, 13.2 (Spring-Summer 1999): 44-51.

 

_______. "Magazines: Shaping and Reflecting Society." In "Clio's Top 10 Lists:

  Experts Pick Best Media History Sources." Clio Among the Media: The

  Newsletter of the AEJMC History Division, 31.3 (Spring 1999): 4-7.

 

_______. "Odgen Mills Reid." In Garraty, John A. and Carnes, March C., eds.

  (American Council of Learned Societies). American National Biography. New

  York: Oxford University Press, 1999: 18: 310-311.

 

_______. "Magazines in the Twentieth Century." In Blanchard, Margaret A., ed.

  History of the Mass Media in the United States: An Encyclopedia. Chicago:

  Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1998: 340-342.

 

_______. "The Visible Hand and the Future of the Internet: Money, Markets and

  Media Evolution." Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 75:1 (Spring

  1998): 14-18.

 

_______. The Connected Classroom: Internet Applications for a Magazine

  Publishing Course." In Electronic Journal of Communication/La Revue

  Electronique de Communication, "The Impact of the Internet on Journalism,"

  7:4 (December 1997): <http://www.cios.org/www/ejc/v7n497.htm>

 

_______. "The Interpretive Imperative: Online Sources and the Future of

  Historical Scholarship." American Journalism, 14:2 (Spring 1997): 219-222.

 

_______. "The Bright New-Media Future for Magazines." Magazine Matter: The

  Newsletter of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

  Communication Magazine Division, Summer 1996: 1.

 

_______. "New York Woman Magazine." In Endres, Kathleen and Lueck, Therese,

  eds. Women's Periodicals in the United States: Consumer Magazines. Westport,

  CT: Greenwood Press, 1995: 258-265.

 

_______. "Sassy Magazine." In Endres, Kathleen and Lueck, Therese, eds.

  Women's Periodicals in the United States: Consumer Magazines. Westport, CT:

  Greenwood Press, 1995: 311-317.

 

_______. "Brilliant Fragments: The Scholarly Engagement with the American

  Magazine." Electronic Journal of Communication/La Revue Electronique de

  Communication, 4:2-4 (December 1994).

 

_______. "Bernard George Davis." In Jackson, Kenneth T., ed., Dictionary of

  American Biography. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1994: 222-223.

 

_______. "La Press Ecrite." In Editions Gallimard, New York. Paris: Editions

  Gallimard, 1993: 52-53.

 

_______. "Teaching Journalism as Literature and the Possibilities of Artistic

  Growth." Journalism Educator, 46:2 (Summer 1991): 54-60.

 

 

PAPERS/PRESENTATIONS (REFEREED AND/OR INVITED)

 

_______. “Ethics in the Journalism Classroom: Challenging Some Assumptions?” To be presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 11 August 2017.

 

_______. “The Eternal Question, What's the Story?” To be presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 10 August 2017.

 

_______. “The Brave New World: Once There Was a Profession Known as Magazine Editing.” To be presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 10 August 2017.

 

_______. “The Future Foretold: A Special Theory of Magazines" (keynote speech).

  Presented at the international conference, "Mapping the Magazine IV: A Cross-

  Disciplinary Symposium on Magazine Studies" at University of Sydney, Australia,

  12 December 2016.

 

_______. "Literary Journalism and Immigration: A Stranger in a Strange Land."

  Seminar leader at the European Society for the Study of English International

  Conference, National University of Ireland in Galway, Ireland, 24 August 2016.

 

_______. " Long-Form Journalism and the Conceptual Conundrum.” Presented

  at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual

  Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 4 August 2016.

 

_______. “Validating the 'I' in Journalism." Presented at the International

  Association for Literary Journalism Studies Annual Conference, Pontifícia

  Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 20 May 2016.

 

_______. "The First Person in Black, White and Shades of Gray." Presented at the

  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual

  Conference, San Francisco, CA, 9 August 2015.

 

_______. "The Future of Magazine History: Research Perspectives and Prospects.”

  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

  Communication Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, 6 August 2015.

 

_______. "Literary Journalism: Explaining Second Cities to Themselves. Seminar prepared for the European Society for the Study of English International Conference, P.J. _afárik University, Ko_ice, Slovakia, 29 August 2014.

 

_______. “Literary Journalism and the Book II: The Virtuous Intersection.” Presented at the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies Annual Conference, Paris, France, 17 May 2014.

 

_______. "Periodicis Redux: Long-Form Journalism's Future in the Brave New Digital World." Keynote speech presented at the European Society of Periodical Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 10 April 2014.

 

_______. "The Story-Teller's Zoo: The Ethology of the Narrative Domain.”

  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

  Communication Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 11 August 2013.

 

_______. "Starting with the Shards: How Broken Media Reassemble Themselves.”

  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

  Communication Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 10 August 2013.

 

_______. "War, Literature and the Arts: An Exploration of the Humanities."

  Presented at the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies

  Annual Conference, University of Tampere, Finland, 16 May 2013.

 

_______. "Literary Journalism: Crossing Borders and Boundaries." Seminar

  leader at the European Society for the Study of English International

  Conference, Bo_azići University, Istanbul, Turkey, 5 September 2012.

 

_______. "The Art of the Interview: The Challenge of Multitasking Times Five.”

  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

  Communication Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, 9 August 2012.

 

_______. "Journalism Education in an International Context: Undermining the

  Certainties of the Traditional American Model." Presented at the American

  Journalism Historians Association Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, 6

  October 2011.

 

_______. "In Judgment of Peers: More Careful than Hippocrates." Presented at

  the American Journalism Historians Association Annual Conference, St. Louis,

  MO, 6 October 2011.

 

_______. "Deception and Journalism: The Two-Faced Coin." Presented at the

  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual

  Conference, St. Louis, MO, 12 August 2011.

 

_______. "The Four Pillars of Wisdom in the Editor-Art Director Relationship."

  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

  Communication Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, 12 August 2011.

 

_______. "Student Self-Definition and Reading: The Gift of Literary Journalism."

  Presented at the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies

  Annual Conference, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, 12 May 2011.

 

_______. Camera Illuminatus: Reflections of the Purposes of Literary

  Journalism." Presented at the AEJMC SouthEast Colloquium, University of South

  Carolina, Columbia, SC, 18 March 2011.

 

_______. " Literary Journalism and History: The Difficult Embrace." Seminar

  leader at the European Society for the Study of English International

  Conference, University of Turin, Italy, 25 August 2010.

 

_______. "Long-Form's Conceptual Essentials: The Serendipitous Toolbox." Presented

  at the Centre for Journalism, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, U.K., 17 May 2010.

 

_______. "The Art and Science of the Magazine Form." Presented at Northwestern

  University in Qatar, Education City, Doha, Qatar, 29 March 2010.

 

_______. "Literary Journalism: Comparisons West and East." Presented at

  Northwestern University in Qatar, Education City, Doha, Qatar, 22 March 2010.

 

_______. "Teaching Long-Form Journalism in a Short-Form World: The Thematic

  Challenges." Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and

  Mass Communication Annual Conference, Boston, MA, 5 August 2009.

 

_______. "Literary Journalism across Cultures: A Comparative Approach to

  Nonfiction Writing." Presented at the American Comparative Literature

  Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA, 27 March 2009.

 

_______. "Literary Journalism and the Canon: Long-Form Writing Resisting

  Extinction in the New Media Short-Form World." Seminar leader at the European

  Society for the Study of English International Conference, Aarhus Universitet,

  Denmark, 23 August 2008.

 

_______. "The State of the Art: Core Knowledge for Research in Long-Form

  Journalism." Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and

  Mass Communication Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 8 August 2008.

 

_______. "Memento Vivere: The Lessons of Literary Journalism." Presented at the

  International Association for Literary Journalism Studies Annual Conference,

  Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal, 17 May 2008.

 

_______. "The Jungle 100 Years Later: A Century of the Journalism of Reform."

  Presented at the American Journalism Historians Association Annual Conference,

  Richmond, VA, 6 October 2007.

 

_______. "The Counter-Coriolis Effect: Literary Journalism in a Shrinking

  World." Presented at the International Association for Literary Journalism

  Studies Annual Conference, L'Institut D'Études Politiques, Paris, France, 18 May 2007.

 

_______. "The Getting of Wisdom." Presented at the Association for Education in

  Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, 3

  August 2006.

 

_______. "Re-Defining Writing: Emerging New Models of Journalistic Practice."

  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

  Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2 August 2006.

 

_______. "The Pedagogical Challenges of Literary Journalism"." Presented at the

  the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies Annual Conference,

  Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France, 19 May 2006.

 

_______. "The Omniscient Analytical Observation: A Brief History." Presented at the

  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and American

  Journalism Historians Association Joint History Meeting, New York, NY, 18

  March 2006.

 

_______. "The Uneasy Embrace: The Journalist and the Source." Presented at the

  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication South East

  Colloquium, Tuscaloosa, AL, 3 March 2006.

 

_______. "The Divergent Forms of News Writing." Presented at the international

  conference, "Mapping the Magazine II: A Cross-Disciplinary Symposium on Magazine

  Studies" at Cardiff University, Wales, UK, 16 September 2005.

 

_______. "Literary Journalism and the Argumentative Imperative." Presented at the

  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual

  Conference, San Antonio, TX, 12 August 2005.

 

_______. "What Goes Around: A Return to a Partisan Press?" Presented

  at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual

  Conference, San Antonio, TX, 11 August 2005.

 

_______. "The Possible Journalistic Futures of Weblogs." Presented at the

  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference,

  Toronto, Ontario, 7 August 2004.

 

_______. "The Role of Celebrity in the Evolution of the Popular Press."

  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

  Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 6 August 2004.

 

_______. "The Premise Imperative: Beyond Objectivity." Presented at the

  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication South East

  Colloquium, Tampa, FL, 5 March 2004.

 

_______. "Media Divergence and 'The Magazine Exception': The Historical Agency

  of the Periodical Form." Accepted at American Journalism Historians

  Association Annual Conference, Billings, MT, 3 October 2003.

 

_______. "Plagiarism Without End, Amen: A Disquieting Historical Perspective."

  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

  Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO, 30 July 2003.

 

_______. "Magazine Exceptionalism." Keynote presentation at the international

  conference, "Mapping the Magazine: A Cross-Disciplinary Symposium on Magazine

  Studies" at Cardiff University, Wales, UK, 26 June 2003.

 

_______; Bowman, Rebecca Lynn; Greer, Mark Richard; and Yeado, William Brian.

  "A Longitudinal Quantitative Study of Gender and Related Determinants

  in U.S. Consumer Magazines" Presented at the Association for Education in

  Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Miami, FL, 8 August

  2002.

 

_______. "Reloading the Canon: Repercussus Mirabilis: Literary Journalism and

  Technological Possibility." Presented at the Association for Education in

  Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Miami, FL, 8 August

  2002.

 

_______. "From the Fall of Life to the Rise of the Salon: Magazines and

  Sociocultural Change." Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism

  and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 8 August 2001.

 

_______. "The Ideal of Synergy: Authoring from the Classroom." Presented at the

  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication South East

  Colloquium, Columbia, SC, 10 March 2001.

 

_______. "The Unseen Aspects of Guest Recruitment: Innocence Abroad (or)

  Please Don't Insist I Join You for Dinner in Paris!" Presented at the

  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual

  Conference, Phoenix, AZ, 9 August 2000.

 

_______. "The Voice Within the Voice: Narration in the Literary Journalism

  of Hemingway, Ross and Thompson." Presented at the Western Journalism Historians

  Conference, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 26 February 2000.

 

_______. "Historical Method versus Journalistic Methodology: Cultures in

  Conflict." Presented at the American Journalism Historians Association Annual

  Conference, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 24 October 1998.

 

_______. "The End of the Beginning: The Next Generation of Online

  Publications." Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

  Communication Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, 6 August 1998.

 

_______. "Sex, Lies and Contemporary History: The Necessary Discomforts of

  Sallie Tisdale's Literary Journalism." Presented at the American Journalism

  Historians Association Annual Conference, University of South Alabama,

  Mobile, AL, 16 October 1997.

 

_______. "Integrating the Student Magazine into the Journalism Curriculum."

  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

  Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 1 August 1997.

 

_______. "Whither the Internet? Historical Models of Media Evolution."

  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

  Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 30 July 1997.

 

_______. "New Media, New Methods, New Mentalities: The Cultural Implications

  of Technological Change." Presented at the American Journalism Historians

  Association Annual Conference, University of Western Ontario, London,

  Ontario, 4 October 1996.

 

_______. "Using the Internet in a Magazine Prototype Class." Presented at the

  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual

  Conference, Anaheim, CA, 13 August 1996.

 

_______. "The Need for Interpretation: The Future of Online Historical

  Scholarship." Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

  Communication Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, 12 August 1996.

 

_______. "A Current Overview: Journalism History in the Larger World of Online

  Scholarship." Presented at the American Journalism Historians Association Annual

  Conference, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, 30 September 1995.

 

_______. "Magazine-Made America: Uncertain Mirrors of the Sociocultural

  Reality, 1945-1995." Presented at the American Journalism Historians Association

  Annual Conference, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, 30 September 1995.

 

_______. "A New Sense of Place: The Emerging Role of Online Scholarship in

  Journalism History." Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism

  and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 11 August 1995.

 

_______. "The Times of the Times: Historical Models for Stylistic Change."

  Presented at the American Journalism Historians Association Annual Conference,

  Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Roanoke, VA, 8 October 1994.

 

_______. "Davids and Goliaths: The Economic Restructuring of the Postwar

  Magazine Industry, 1950-1970." Presented at the Association for Education in

  Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO, 14

  August 1993.

 

_______. "Who Reads What: The Implications of Gender and Readership."

  Presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language and

  Gender Conference, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, 16 October 1992.

 

_______. "A Quantitative Analysis of U.S. Consumer Magazines: Baseline Study

  and Gender Determinants." Presented at the Association for Education in

  Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, 5

  August 1992.

 

_______. "The Rise of the Special-Interest Magazine in 'The Other 1960s': An

  Economic and Sociocultural History." Ph.D. diss., New York University, 1992.

 

_______. "The Role of Reader Gender as an Economic Determinant in U.S. Consumer

  Magazines." Communication Institute for Online Scholarship Research Database,

  (September 1991): <http://www.cios.org/getfile\magstats_article>.

 

_______. "Academic-Professional Interaction: Magazine Journalism in the

  Electronic Age." Presented at the AEJMC Magazine Division Conference, William

  and Mary College, Williamsburg, VA, 4 April 1991.

 

 

REVIEWS

 

_______ and Leone, Callie. "Making News: The Political Economy of Journalism in Britain and America from the Glorious Revolution to the Internet." (review). Harvard Business School Business History Review (October 2016): 618-620.

 

_______ and Lee, Angela. "Heat and Light: Advice for the Next Generation of

  Journalists." (review). Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 88:1

  (Spring 2011): 212-213.

 

_______ and Carey, William. "The Magazine Century: American Magazines Since

  1900." (review). Journalism History 36:4 (Winter 2011): 251-252.

 

_______ and Eddy, Nathan. "Magazines that Make History: Their Origins,

  Development and Influence" and "The Layers of Magazine Editing." (review).

  Journalism and Mass Communication Educator: 60:4 (Winter 2005-2006), 441-443.

 

_______. "Anti-Intellectualism in American Media." (review). American Journalism

  21:3 (Summer 2004): 110-111.

 

_______. "Henry R. Luce and the Rise of the American News Media." (review).

  J-History (18 January 2003): <http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~jhistory>.

 

_______. "The Electronic Grapevine: Rumor, Reputation and Reporting in the New

  On-Line Environment." (review). American Journalism 16:3 (Summer 1999): 115-

  117

 

_______. "Stephen Crane, Journalism, and the Making of Modern American

  Literature." (review). Journalism History 24:2 (Summer 1998): 83-84.

 

_______. "A Love Affair with Life and Smithsonian." (review). American

  Journalism 13:1 (Winter 1996): 514-515.

 

_______. "The Dream of New Social Order: Popular Magazines in America, 1893-

  1914." (review). Journalism History 21:4 (Winter 1995-1996):174-175.

 

_______. "Muddy Boots and Red Socks: A Reporters Life, and My Times:

  Adventures in the News Trade." (review). American Journalism 12:2 (Spring

  1995): 171-172.

 

_______. "Crafting Equality: America's Anglo-African Word." (review). 

  Journalism Quarterly 71:3 (Autumn 1994): 736.

 

_______. "New York Days." (review). American Journalism 11:4 (Fall 1994): 287-

  289.

 

_______. "Ruthless Criticism: New Perspectives in U.S. Communications

  History." (review). Journalism Educator 49:2 (Summer 1994): 89.

 

_______. "Where My Heart Is Turning Ever: Civil War Stories and Constitutional

  Reform, 1861-1876." (review). Journalism History 20:1 (Spring 1994): 39-40.

 

_______. "West of Eden: Writers in Hollywood, 1928-1940." (review). American

  Journalism 11:2 (Spring 1994): 182-183.

 

_______. "The Reporter Who Would Be King: A Biography of Richard Harding

  Davis." (review). American Journalism 10:3-4 (Summer-Fall 1993): 125-127.

 

_______. "Left Letters: The Culture Wars of Mike Gold and Joseph Freeman."

  (review). American Journalism 10:3-4 (Summer-Fall 1993): 100-101.

 

_______. "The Power of News: The History of Reuters." (review). Journalism

  History 19:1 (Spring 1993): 35-36.

 

 

 

ACTIVITIES/SERVICE TO SCHOOL

 

STANDING COMMITTEE SERVICE

 

2014-present  Member, Curriculum Committee, The Medill School, Northwestern

              University, Evanston, IL.

 

2003-2009     Founder and Chair, Summer Reading Project Committee, Medill School

              of Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

2003-2006     Member, Curriculum Committee, Medill School of Journalism,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

2000-present  Member, Tenure and Promotion Committee, Medill School of

              Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1999-2000     Member, Curriculum Committee, Medill School of Journalism,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1997-2003     Member, Graduate Admissions and Scholarships Committee, Medill

              School of Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1997-1998     Member, Inquiry Honors Program Subcommittee, Medill School of

              Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1997-1998     Member, Inquiry Long-Range Planning Committee, Medill School of

              Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1994-1997     Member, Curriculum Committee, Medill School of Journalism,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1994-1996     Member, Search Committee, Medill School of Journalism,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1994-1996     Member, Technology Committee, Medill School of Journalism,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

 

AD HOC SERVICE TO SCHOOL

 

1998-2009     Faculty Adviser, Journalism Residency Program, Medill School of

              Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1997-present  Founder and Organizer, Faculty Research Colloquium, Medill

              School of Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1995-2009     Screening Jury Member, John Bartlow Martin Award for Public-

              Interest Magazine Journalism, Magazine Publishing Program,

              Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston,

              IL.

 

1994-2001     Ad Hoc Coordinator, Graduate Admissions, Magazine Publishing

              Program, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University,

              Evanston, IL.

 

1994-present  Faculty Adviser, Undergraduate and Graduate Students (including

              placement advisement), Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern

              University, Evanston, IL.

 

1994-2002     Co-Editor, Magazines @ Medill Newsletter, Magazine Publishing

              Program, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University,

              Evanston, IL.

 

 

ORGANIZER, MEDILL FACULTY COLLOQUIUM

 

      Owen Youngman, "Ethical Codes and the 21st Century Journalist," 16 January 2015.

      Alec Klein, "Expanding the Medill Justice Project's Reach," 10 December 2014.

      Craig Duff, “Creating a Center for Journalism Excellence in Pakistan," 5 November 2014.

      Candy Lee, "On-line Learning: What Is Happening," 15 October 2014.

      Ellen Shearer, "The Nexus between Civic Engagement and Media Consumption: A Study of Nonvoters," 17 April 2013.

      Stephanie Edgerly, "Understanding the News Landscape: How Young People Think and Talk About the News Media," 6 March 2013.

      Tom Collinger, "What We've Learned (So Far) in Medill's Online Education Efforts," 6 February 2013.

Ed Malthouse and Su Jung Kim, "Co-Creating Benefits in Social Media Contests and its Effects on Purchase Behavior," 16 January 2013.

      Rich Gordon, "Lining Audiences to News," 5 December 2012.

      Loren Ghiglione and Daniel Tham, "Traveling America with Mark Twain a Century After his Death," 14 November 2013.

Patti Wolter, "Exploring the Narrative and Digital Magazine Environments, " 17 October 2012.

      Louise Kiernan, "Behind the Scenes at the First All-Digital Pulitzer Prize Deliberations," 23 May 2012.

      Zach Wise, "Approaches to Interactive Multimedia Storytelling," 11 April 2012.

Candy Lee, "The Making of Online Courses with the Washington Post Newsroom," 7 March 2012.

      Ava Greenwell, "Complicating the Uncomplicated: A Late Bloomer's Journey to Ph.D. Land," 8 February 2012.

      Beth Bennett, "Kindred: Life and Death in the Digital Age," 11 January 2012.

      Rick Tulsky, "Can Investigative Journalism be Saved?" 16 November 2011.

David Abrahamson, Jim Ettema, Doug Foster. Rachel Mersey and Emily Withrow, "The Future of News," 12 October, 2011.

Steve Duke and Desiree Hanford, "Getting More Out of Class Time by Creating Self-Guided Online Teaching Modules, 4 May 2011."

      Peter Slevin, "Polarized America: Is it the Media's Fault?" 6 April 2011.

Vijay Viswanathan, "Multiple Media Consumption: Insights and Implications," 9 March 2011.

Rich Gordon, Owen Youngman and Larry Birbaum, “The Knight News Innovation Lab,” 9 February 2011.

Rachel Davis Mersey, “Interdisciplinary Roots: Psychology's Intersection with the News," 12 January 2011.

Emily Withrow, "Leveraging Community: When the Audience Talks Back," 8 December 2010.

      Susan Curtis, "Media & The Mobile Tablets," 10 November 2010.

      Josh Meyer, "National Security Journalism in a Wired World, 20 October 2010."

Michelle Weinberger, "Non-Participation in Consumption Rituals - A Christmas Story," 10 March 2010.

Owen Youngman, "Paths to Payment: Strategies for Sustaining Journalism On-Line," 10 February 2010.

Beth Bennett, "The Making of Under the Ice," 13 January 2010.

Tom Diemers, " A Primer for First-Time Authors," 9 December 2009.

Mary Coffman, " Backpack Journalism: A How-To Guide," 11 November 2009.

Jeremy Gilbert, " News and Human Centered Design," 14 October 2009.

Rich Gordon, "Applying Network Theory to Journalism, Media and Marketing," 6 May 2009.

Matt Manfield, ""Interactive Forms in News Design, "8 April 2009.

Ava Grennwell, "Forty Years After the Kerner Commission Report," 4 March 2009.

Kalyan Raman, "Chance, Circumstance and Conventional Wisdom," 4 February 2009.

Abe Peck, ""B2B At (and Beyond) Medill," 15 January 2009.

Ashlee Humphreys, "The Wikipedia Conundrum: Managing Dissent in Media Co-Production," 3 December 2008.

Alec Klein, "Moving Target: Researching And Writing A Nonfiction Book in Real Time," 19 November 2008.

Rachel Davis Mersey, "Measuring Journalism: Is the Yardstick Mightier than the Pen?" 29 October 2008.

David Abrahamson and Frank Mulhern, "Research 101: An Easy Introduction to the World of Scholarly Research," 21 November 2007.

Bob McClory, "The Agony of Creation: So You Want to Write a Book!" 17 October May 2007.

Ellen Blum Barish, "Writing about Motherhood: Wrapping a Woman's Life Around the Lives of her Children," 2 May 2007.

John Calkins, "Recent Trends in Intellectual property and Student Affairs Law," 11 April 2007.

      Gerri Henderson, "'Remember Me?': Exploring the Impact of Experience on Face Perception and Recognition," 7 March 2007.

      Gary Swanson, "What Informed Chinese Know about America," 7 February 2007.

      Sarah Pritchard, "Current Trends in University Libraries," 10 January 2007.

      Michele Bitoun, "Global Research by Medill Undergrads," 6 December 2006.

      Ava Greenwell, "How I Spent my summer at CBS2Chicago,com," 8 November 2006.

      Joe Mathewson, "Defending Press Freedom: Are the States, Not Washington, the Answer?" 4 October 2006.

      Rich Gordon, "How New Technologies Disrupt the Media Business," 5 June 2006.

      Craig Lamay, "Exporting Press Freedom," 10 May 2006.

      Doug Foster, "Why South Africa?" 8 March 2006.

      Clarke Caywood, "Using Artificial Intelligence to Track and Read Content of Worldwide Media," 15 February 2006.

      Michele Weldon, "Everyone's News," 18 January 2006.

      Janice Castro, " The Art and Science of Course Revision," 16 November 2005.

      Martin Block, " "Implementing a Media Consumption Model," 19 October 2005.

      Rich Gordon, "The Internet: The First 10 Years, The Next 10 Years," 28 September 2005.

      Jon Marshall, "Blogs, Pods and Camera Phones," 18 May 2005.

      Michele Bitoun, "Reporting from India in Words and Pictures," 20 April 2005.

      Jon Ziomek, "Transparency in the Newsroom," 16 February 2005.

      Ava Greenwell, "Medill: What We Now Know About Ourselves," 10 November 2004.

      Jack Doppelt, Janice Castro, Patti Wolter, "Are You Ready for Google?" 29 September 2004.

      Alex Kotlowitz, "Where Do Ideas for Books Come From?" 19 May 2004.

      Lee Huebner, "The New Globalism: The New York Times and the Future of the International Herald Tribune," 14 April 2004.

      David Abrahamson, "Visions of the American Press," 10 March 2004.

      Loren Ghiglione, "Strategic Planning," 11 February 2004.

      Pam Cytrynbaum, "Coming Up Friends: A Memoir of Integration," 7 January  2004

      Rohit Saran, "Indian Media: The Most Free. The Most Read. The Most Insecure," 3 December 2003.

      Tom Goldstein, "Thinking About Journalism: Letting Outsiders In," 5 November 2003.

      Michele Weldon, "Paper Has More Patience: The Pesonal and Universal Significance of Writing Family Stories, " 15 October 2003.

      Kristian Hammond, "Beyond Broadcast: Using Broadcast News as a Source for Online Information Gathering," 4 June 2003.

      Abe Peck and Clarke Caywood, "Consider Consulting," 14 May 2003.

      Newton Minow, Martin Block, Ed Malthouse and Craig Lamay, "Data-Mining: Vast Potential and Privacy Concerns," 23 April 2003.

      Eric Kinenberg, "Feeling the Heat, Missing the Story", 26 February 2003.

      Joe Angotti, Rich Gordon, Richard Alvarez, David Nelson and Richard Roth, "Experiments in Convergence," 12 February 2003.

      Janice Castro, "The Resurgence of  Visual Journalism," 15 January 2003.

      Jack Doppelt, Lee Huebner, Mary Ann Weston and Bob McClory, "Medill's Global Program: The Evolving Door to Distinctiveness in Journalism Education'" 4 December 2002.

      Dick Schwarzlose, Martin Block and Abe Peck, "Issues in Medill's Strategic," IL, 6 November 2002.

      Mary Ann Weston and Marda Dunsky, "One Culture, Two Frameworks: U.S. Media Coverage of Arabs at Home and Abroad," 15 May 2002.

      Rich Gordon, "Convergence: In the Newsroom and in the Classroom," 24 April 2002.

      Craig Lamay, "Journalism and the Democratization Business," 13 March 2002.

      Ed Malthouse, "Measuring Newspaper Readership," 20 February 2002.

Jack Doppelt, "Medill Sans Frontieres: Projects Across Class Lines and a Future for the School," 5 December 2001.

      Marda Dunsky, "U.S. Media Bias in Middle East Coverage: Israel, Palestine and Beyond," 14 November 2001.

      Loren Ghiglione, "Using Science Fiction to Think About the Future of Journalism," 31 October 2001.

      Dick Longworth, "Missing the Story: Chicago's Media and Globalization," 6 June 2001.

      Ken Bode, "Reporting on a Murder in Your Own Family," 11 April 2001.

      Ginny Carrol, "Crazy Rhythms and Other Undulations on the Path from the Profession to the Academy," 6 March 2001.

      Janice Castro, "The Rise and Retreat of Brintannica.Com," 14 February 2001.

      Pat Dean, George, Harmon, Donna Leff, Abe Peck and Jon Ziomek, "Are We Seeing a Change In Student Expectations, 24 January 2001.

      Richard Roth, "Attica at Thirty," 17 May 2000.

      Patricia Whalen, "The Role of Communication During Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions," 12 April 2000.

      Rich Gordon, "So What Is Mew Media Journalism Anyway?" 8 March 2000.

      Dick Schwarzlose, "A New Interpretive History of American Journalism," 16 February 2000.

      Joe Angotti, "Reflections on Organizing a Election Debate," 19 January 2000.

            David Protess, "Detachment vs. Involvement in Doing Investigative Reporting with Students on Miscarriages of Justice," 10 June 1998.

            Marda Dunsky, "Perspective Turned Upside Down: The Palestinians in Israel," 14 May 1998.

            Abe Peck, "ASM: From Publishing Company to Electronic Commerce," 14 April 1998.

      Mary Ann Weston, "Work in Progress," 17 March 1998.

            Donna Leff, "Work in Progress," 17 February 1998.

            Carolyn Kitch, "The Girl on the Magazine Cover," 13 January 1998.

 

 

ACTIVITIES/SERVICE TO UNIVERSITY

 

STANDING COMMITTEE SERVICE

 

2010-2014     Member, University Honorary Degrees Committee, Office of the

              Provost, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

 

2003-present  General Editor, "Visions of the American Press" series,

              Northwestern University Press, Northwestern University, Evanston,

              IL.

 

Volumes in series published to date:

 

Herbert Gans, Deciding What's News (25th anniversary edition reprint).

 

Maurine H. Beasley, First Ladies and the Press: The Unfinished Partnership of the Media Age (foreword by Caryl Rivers).

 

Patricia Bradley, Women and the Press: The Struggle for Equality: Feminism and the Press (foreword by Gail Collins).

 

David A. Copeland, The Idea of a Free Press: The Enlightenment and its Unruly Legacy (foreword by Daniel Schorr).

 

Michael S. Sweeney, The Military and the Press: The Uneasy Truce (foreword by Roy Gutman).

 

Patrick Washburn, The African American Newspapers: Voices of Freedom (foreword by Clarence Page).

 

David R. Spencer, The Yellow Journalism: The Press and American's Emergence as a World Power" (foreword by Geneva Overholser).

 

Karla Gower, Public Relations and the Press: The Troubled Embrace (foreword by Kurt Andersen).

 

Tom Goldstein, Journalism and Truth: Strange Bedfellows (foreword by Howard Baker).

 

Patricia L. Dooley, The Technology of Journalism: Cultural Agents, Cultural Icons (foreword by Neil Chase).

 

Norman H. Sims, True Stories: A Century of Literary Journalism (foreword by Ted Conover).

 

James B. McPherson, The Conservative Resurgence and the Press: The Media's Role in the Rise of the Right (foreword by Sidney Blumenthal).

 

Mark Neuzil, The Environment and the Press: From Adventure Writing to Advocacy (foreword by Russell Train).

 

Barbara Cloud, The Frontier Press: How the West Was Really Won (foreword by Alan Simpson).

 

Norman H. Sims, Literary Journalism in the 20th Century (foreword by John Hartsock, reprint).

 

Ford Risley, Abolition and the Press: A Mission of Moral Struggle.

 

Doug Cumming, The Southern Press: Literary Traditions and the Challenge of Modernity (foreword by Hodding Carter III).

 

Claude Cookman, American Photojournalism: Motivation and Meaning (foreword by Richard Stolley).

 

Elliot King, Free for All: The Internet's Transformation of Journalism (foreword by Jeff Jarvis).

 

Joe Mathewson, The Supreme Court and the Press: The Indispensable Conflict (foreword by Fred Graham).

 

Jon Marshall, Watergate's Legacy and the Press: The Investigative Impulse (foreword by Bob Woodward).

 

Tom Connery, Journalism and Realism: Rendering American Life (foreword by Roy Peter Clark).

 

Brooke Kroeger, Undercover Reporting: The Truth About Deception (foreword by Pete Hamill.

 

Maurine Beasley, Women of the Washington Press: Politics, Prejudice, Persistence (foreword by Sandy Johnson).

 

Carol Sue Humphrey, The American Revolution and the Press: The Promise of Independence (foreword by David A. Copeland), in press.

 

2002-2006     Director, Center for the Writing Arts, Northwestern University,

              Evanston, IL.

 

2002-2004     Member, North Central Accreditation Committee on Role of

              Interdisciplinarity in Faculty Research, Office of the Provost,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

2001-2003     Participating Faculty Member and Principal Investigator,

              Undergraduate Research Experience Program, Office of the Provost,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

2000-2001     Chair, University Study Abroad Committee, Northwestern

              University, Evanston, IL.

 

1999-2002     Member, University Research Grants Committee, Northwestern

              University, Evanston, IL.

 

1999-2002     Member, Creative Nonfiction Advisory Board, University College,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1997-2009     Faculty Fellow and Participating Principal Investigator,

              Faculty Associate Research Assistantship Program, Communications

              Residential College, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1997-1998     Editor, Passport: NU Study Abroad Office Newsletter, University

              Office of Study Abroad, Northwestern University, Evanston,

              IL.

 

1995-1996     Faculty Affiliate Fellow, Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the

              Humanities, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

 

1994-2002     Member, Steering Committee, Center for the Writing Arts,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1994-1998     Editor, Writing Matters: The Newsletter of the Center for the

              Writing Arts, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

 

ORGANIZER, "LITERATURE OF FACT" LECTURE SERIES

 

Michael Hainey, GQ, "Reporting on Your Own Family: Discovery and Self-Discovery," 3 March 2014.

Jeffrey Toobin, The New Yorker, "Reporting on the American Legal System," 26 November 2012.

Chris Jones, Esquire, "Long-Form Journalism: The Challenge of Sources," 19 November 2012.

      Ginia Bellafante, The New York Times, “The Education of a Columnist,” 21 November 2011.

      Michael Slackman, The New York Times, “Making the Foreign Familiar,” 14 November 2011.

Virginia Heffernan, The New York Times, “Journalism and Digital Culture," 21 February 2011.

Lily Koppel, author of The Red Leather Diary, “Memory Recalled, The Present Captured,” 14 February 2011.

David Carr, The New York Times, "Reporting on the Media Madness," 22 February 2010.

Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic Monthly, Journalism and the New American Reality," 15 February 2010.

Alessandra Stanley, The New York Times, "Reporting on Popular Culture," 16 November 2009.

David Samuels, Harper's, "Reporting Across Boundaries: The Political/Social/Cultural Frontier," 23 February 2009.

C.J. Chivers, The New York Times, "Foreign Correspondence: The World on Deadline," 16 February 2009.

Margo Jefferson, The New York Times, "The Eye of the Critic: Journalism and the Arts," 24 November 2008.

      Katie Roiphe, The New Yorker, " The Reportorial First-Person," 17 November 2008.

      Erik Larson, The New Yorker, "Reporting on the Past; The Craft of Nonfiction," 25 February 2008.

      Diane McWhorter, The New York Times, "Searching for America: Reporting on the Social Frontier," 18 February 2008.

      Alex Kuczynski, The New York Times, "Style and Substance: Reporting on Popular Culture," 12 November 2007.

      Michael Specter, The New Yorker, "Writing about Science and Society," 26 February 2007.

      Brooke Kroeger, New York University, "Reporting on People: The biographical Imperative," 19 February 2007.

      James McManus, The New York Times, "Writing a Column: Personal Voice, Public Passion," 20 November 2006.

      Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, "Reporting on Tomorrow," 13 February 2006.

      Charlie LeDuff, The New York Times, "Other Stories, Other Americas," 20 November 2006.

      Dan and Meg Baum, The New Yorker, "Reporting on Consequences," 13 February 2006.

Jennifer 8. Lee, The New York Times, "Reporting on Other Worlds," 21 November 2005.

      Katherine Boo, The New Yorker, "Questioning the Purposes of Journalism," 14 November 2005.

      Rick Atkinson, The Washington Post, "History, Journalism and Writing About Wars Past and Present," 28 February 2005.

      Deborah Sontag, The New York Times, "Passion and Compassion in Journalism," 21 February 2005.

      Peter Landesman, The New York Times, "Reporting Other Realities," 15 November 2004.

      Gail Collins, The New York Times, "Penning Up Opinions," 8 November 2004.

      Jodi Wilgoren, The New York Times, "Lessons from the Campaign Trail," 24 May 2004.

      Michael Wolff, Vanity Fair, "The Self-Referential Press," 17 May 2004.

      Rick Lyman, The New York Times, "America, the Movie: The Press and Popular Culture," 1 March 2004.

      Dorothy Rabinowitz, Wall Street Journal, "Advocacy Journalism: Setting the Record Straight," 23 February 2004.

      Larissa MacFarquhar, The New Yorker, "The New Yorker Profile: People and Place," 17 November 2003.

      Tracy Kidder, author of Mountains Beyond Mountains, "Journalism That Matters," 10 November 2003.

      Ron Rosenbaum, The New Yorker, "The Journalism of Ideas," 12 May 2003.

      Gretel Ehrlich, The New Yorker, "Reporting from the Edge: Places with Meaning," 3 March 2003.

      Stephen Kinzer, The New York Times, "Journalism and Culture: Between Two," 24 February 2003.

      Bil Gilbert, Sports Illustrated, "Telling Stories: Thoughts on Narrative Journalism," 27 January 2003.

      Peggy Orenstein, The New York Times Magazine, "Reporting on the Politics of Everyday Life," 11 November, 2002.

      Roger Cohen, The New York Times, "Substitute for Love," 4 March   2002.

      Caryl Rivers, Boston University, "The Personal Made Public: Reporting on Change," 25 November 2002.

      JoAnn Wypijewski, Harper's, "Reporting/Editing/Writing: Telling the Untold Story," 19 November, 2001.

      Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker, "Reporting on the Future: Culture, Technology, Consequences," 12 November, 2001.

      Marie Brenner, Vanity Fair, "Truth and Consequences: Reporting That Matters," 19 February 2001.

      Scott Anderson, Harper's, "War Correspondence: Journalism on the Edge," 20 November 2000.

      Lillian Ross, The Yorker, "Reporting," 13 November 2000.

      Nicholas Lemann, The New Yorker, "Reporting on the American Dream," 6 March 2000.

      Katie Hafner, The New York Times, "Journalism and Technology: The New Literacy," 21 February 2000.

      Sebastian Junger, "The Lessons of The Perfect Storm," 29 November 1999.

      Alex Witchel, The New York Times, "Girls Only: Writing and Style," 21 November 1999.

      John Seabrook, The New Yorker, "High Brow, Low Brow, No Brow: A   Recent History of The New Yorker," 1 March 1999.

      Sallie Tisdale, Harper's, "The Politics of the Personal: Writing As If It Really Mattered," , 24 November 1997.

      Gay and Nan Talese, "Perspectives on Today's Literary Moment:     Writers' and Editors' Realities," 10 November 1997.

 

 

 

ACTIVITIES/SERVICE TO ACADEME

 

EDITORIAL BOARD SERVICE: SCHOLARLY JOURNALS/PRESSES

 

2011-present  Member, Comité de Lecture (Editorial Board), Regards Croisés sur

le Monde Anglophone (“Visions of the English-Speaking World”)

Series, Presses Universitaires de Lorraine, Nancy, France.

 

2006-present  Member, Editorial Board, Literary Journalism Studies,

International Association for Literary Journalism Studies, SUNY-Cortland, Cortland, NY.

 

2000-2016     Member, Editorial Board, Journalism and Mass Communication

              Quarterly, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

              Communication, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

 

1998-present  Member, Editorial Board, The Journal of Magazine and New Media

              Research, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

              Communication Magazine Division, Ball State University, Muncie,

              IN.

 

1998-2004     Member, Editorial Board, Journalism and Mass Communication

              Monographs, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

              Communication Magazine Division, University of Iowa, Iowa City,

              IA.

 

1994-present  Member, Editorial Board, American Journalism, American

              Journalism Historians Association, University of Alabama,

              Tuscaloosa, AL.

 

1993-present  Member, Editorial Board, Journalism History, Association

              for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication History

              Division, Ohio University, Athens, OH..

 

 

REFEREE/MEMBER: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH COMMITTEES

 

2006-present  Member, Research Committee, International Association for Literary

               Journalism Studies, Lisbon, Portugal.

 

1993-present  Member, Research Committee, Association for Education in

              Journalism and Mass Communication Magazine Division, Columbia,

              SC.

 

1993-present  Member, Research Committee, Association for Education in

              Journalism and Mass Communication History Division, Columbia,

              SC.

 

1993-present  Member, Research Committee, American Journalism Historians

              Association, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

 

 

OFFICERSHIPS/COMMITTEE SERVICE

 

2008-2010     President, International Association for Literary Journalism

              Studies, Evanston, IL.

 

2006-2008     Founding Vice President and President-Elect, International

              Association for Literary Journalism Studies, Nancy, France.

 

2006-present  Editor, Literary Journalism: The Newsletter of the International

              Association for Literary Journalism Studies, Evanston, IL.

 

2002-2003     Head, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

              Communication History Division, Columbia, SC.

 

1998-2001     Member, Board of Directors, American Journalism Historians

              Association, St. Peter's College, Jersey City, NJ.

 

1998-2000     Editor, Magazine Matter: The Newsletter of the Association for

              Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Magazine

              Division, Columbia, SC.

 

1997-1998     Head, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

              Communication Magazine Division, Columbia, SC.

 

1997-2016     Chair, Margaret A. Blanchard Doctoral Dissertation Prize

              Committee, American Journalism Historians Association,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

 

ACTIVITIES/SERVICE TO INDUSTRY

 

PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING CLIENTS (partial list)

 


Am. Assn for the Advncmnt of Science

American Broadcasting Companies

Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association

CBS, Inc.

Chief Executive Group

Crain Communications

Film Odyssey/PBS

Florida Trend Magazine

Garland Publishing

Grosset & Dunlap

Hachette Filipacchi Magazines

Harcourt Brace

HarperCollins

IDG Communications

The Jerusalem Report, Inc.

Madison Avenue Publishing

McGraw-Hill

Mercedes Benz of North America

MicroClear Publishing

Murdoch Magazines

NTC Publishing

The Oceanic Society

PennWell Publishing

Port Authority of NY/New Jersey

Primedia Magazines

Rodale Press

Sage Publications

The Source Magazine

TeleMedia Publishing

Times Mirror Magazines

University Communications

Wadsworth Publishing

Weider Publishing

Ziff Communications


 

 

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS: ARTICLES (sample)

 

_______. "Sir Edmund Hillary: The Joy of the High Places." Backpacker, May

  1985, 62-63.

_______. "Tool Use: Creatures of Invention." National Wildlife, February 1985,

  24-28.

_______. "Land of the Masai." Chicago Tribune Magazine, 1 April 1984, 37-40.

_______. "No Nostalgia Need Apply: Ships of Carriacou." Oceans, November 1983,

  32-35.

_______. "Gentlemen, You May Smoke." Playboy, November 1983, 105-107.

_______. "Africans on African Wildlife." International Wildlife, July 1983,

  38-41.

_______. "Supreme Court Searches and Destroys." Car and Driver, February 1983,

  49-51.

_______. "A Polar Epic." Cross Country Skier, December 1982, 77-82.

_______. "Grenada: A Fragrant Revolution." Adventure Travel, September 1981,

  69-77.

_______. "Rosetta Stones from Space." New York Times Magazine, 26 April 1981,

  86-91.

_______. "Life in Ocean Pressure Cooker." New York Times Magazine, 1 February

  1981, 22-29.

_______. "Profile: Leni Riefenstahl." Sport Diver, Summer 1979, 113-117.

 

 

FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS, AND AWARDS

 

2016          President’s Award, American Journalism Historians Association, St. Petersburg, FL, 8 October 2016.

 

2014          AJHA Book of the Year: Carol Sue Humphrey, The American Revolution and the Press: The Promise of Independence, "Visions of the American Press" in Series (general editor), Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2014, awarded by American Journalism Historians Association, St. Paul, MN, 9 October 2014.

 

2013          Sidney Kobre Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism History, American Journalism Historians Association, New Orleans, LA, 28 September 2013.

 

2013          Kappa Tau Alpha Frank Luther Mott Book of the Year: Maurine Beasley, Women of the Washington Press: Politics, Prejudice, Persistence, in "Visions of the American Press" Series (general editor), Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2012, awarded at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 8 August 2013.

 

2011-2012     Educator of the Year, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Magazine Division, St. Louis, MO, 12 August 2011.

 

2010          Guest Speaker, inaugural dinner, Joseph Medill Society,

              Northwestern University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar, 29 March 2010.

 

2009          AJHA Book of the Year: Ford Risley, Abolition and the Press: The Moral Struggle Against Slavery, "Visions of the American Press" in Series (general editor), Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2008, awarded by American Journalism Historians Association, Birmingham, AL, 10 October 2009.

 

2009          AEJMC James Tankard Award for Book of the Year: Mark Neuzil, The Environment and the Press: From Adventure Writing to Advocacy, in "Visions of the American Press" Series (general editor), Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2008, awarded by Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Boston, MA, 7 August 2009.

 

2007          AEJMC James Tankard Award for Book of the Year: Patrick Washburn, The African American Press: Voice of Freedom, in "Visions of the American Press" Series (general editor), Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2006, awarded by Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Francisco, CA, 3 August 2007.

 

2005-present  Charles Deering McCormick Professorship of Teaching Excellence,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

2002-2005     Helen Gurley Brown Research Professorship in Journalism,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

2002          Caroline Dow Prize for Best Faculty Research Paper, Association

              for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Magazine

              Division, Miami, FL.

 

2000          Meritorious Faculty Award (inaugural recipient), Association for

              Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Magazine

              Division, Columbia, SC.

 

1997-2016     NU Alumnae Professorship Award for Academic Enrichment,

              Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

1992          Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, New York University, New

              York, NY.

 

1991          Doctoral Examinations "With Distinction," New York University

              Program in American Civilization, New York, NY.

 

1978          Ken Purdy Memorial Award for Excellence in Automotive

              Journalism, International Motor Press Association, New York, NY.

 

 

ASSOCIATIONS

 


International Association for Literary

   Journalism Studies

Association for Education in Journalism

   and Mass Communication

American Journalism Historians Assn.

Am. Society of Journalists and Authors

American Historical Association

Organization of American Historians

Society for the History of

   Authorship, Reading & Publishing

Research Society for Am. Periodicals

American Studies Association


 

MILITARY SERVICE

 

Lieutenant (Infantry), U.S. Army, 1969-1971; honorable discharge.