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Deanna L. Fassett

DEANNA L. FASSETT is Professor of Communication Pedagogy at San José State University, where she has served as a course coordinator of a variety of introductory and advanced communication studies courses for more than ten years.  She has also served as her department's Graduate Teaching Associate supervisor since 2002.  Her research, published in journals such as Communication Education, Basic Communication Course Annual and Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, addresses issues of power and privilege, continuity, and care, with respect to instructional communication in general, and foundational courses in the discipline in particular.  She is the author and editor of three books, including Critical Communication Pedagogy, The SAGE Handbook of Communication and Instruction and Communication: A Critical/Cultural Introduction.


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Douglas M. Fraleigh

Douglas M. Fraleigh is a professor and chair of the Department of Communication at California State University, Fresno and he serves on the faculty of the university's Smittcamp Family Honors College. He has taught public speaking courses throughout his career and also coached intercollegiate speech and debate at CSU Fresno, UC Berkeley, Cornell, and CSU Sacramento. His research interests include freedom of speech, argumentation, and legal communication.


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Julie Frechette

Julie Frechette is Professor of Communication at Worcester State University, Worcester, MA, where she teaches courses on media studies, critical cultural studies, media education, and gender representations. Her book, Developing Media Literacy in Cyberspace: Pedagogy and Critical Learning for the Twenty-First-Century Classroom (Praeger Press, 2002), was among the first to explore the multiple literacies approach for the digital age. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on media literacy, critical cultural studies, and gender and media. She serves as a board member of the Action Coalition of Media Educators.  Dr. Frechette earned her Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


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Douglas Gomery

Douglas Gomery is the author of 21 books, and more than 600 articles on the history and economics of the mass media. His book Who Owns the Media? earned the Robert Picard Award as the best economics book by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in 2001. His book Shared Pleasures earned the prize for TV-film book presented by the Lincoln Center Library in 1991. Dr. Gomery continues to research books and articles on the history and economics of the mass media as Resident Scholar at the


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H. L. Goodall Jr.

The late H. L. (Bud) Goodall, Jr. (PhD, Penn State) was Professor of Communication in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University, where he also served as a Senior Fellow in the Consortium for Strategic Communication and as an affiliated faculty member in the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict.  He was the author or coauthor of many books and articles on organizational and strategic communication, narrative, and ethnography, most recently Counter-Narrative: How Academics Can Challenge Extremists and Promote Social Justice (Left Coast Press, 2010), and with Jeffry Halverson and Steven R. Corman, Master Narratives of Islamist Extremism (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2010).  With coauthors Steven R. Corman and Angela Trethewey, their volume Weapons of Mass Persuasion: Strategic Communication to Combat Violent Extremism won the Best Book award from the Applied Communication Division of the National Communication Association in 2009, and his autoethnographic memoir, A Need to Know: The Clandestine History of a CIA Family won the Best Book award from the Ethnography Division of NCA in 2007.  Goodall worked as an organizational consultant for over thirty years.  His clients included high technology organizations, educational institutions, and U. S. military, intelligence, and diplomatic services.  He was listed in Who’s Who in the Social Sciences and was the recipient of the Gerald M. Phillips lifetime achievement award in applied communication scholarship from the National Communication Association in 2003.


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Diana Hacker

Diana Hacker personally class-tested her handbooks with nearly four thousand students over thirty-five years at Prince George’s Community College in Maryland, where she was a member of the English faculty. Hacker handbooks, built on innovation and on a keen understanding of the challenges facing student writers, are the most widely adopted in America. Hacker handbooks, all published by Bedford/St. Martin’s, include The Bedford Handbook, Eighth Edition (2010); A Writer’s Reference, Seventh Edition (2011); Rules for Writers, Sixth Edition (2008); and A Pocket Style Manual, Fifth Edition (2008).


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Bruce Herzberg

Bruce Herzberg (PhD Rutgers University) is professor and Chair of English at Bentley College. With Patricia Bizzell he has published Negotiating Difference (Bedford/St. Martin's, 1996), and with Patricia Bizzell and Nedra Reynolds, The Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing, Fifth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000).


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Thomas A. Hollihan

Thomas Hollihan is a professor of communication at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. He is the author of Arguments and Arguing: The Products and Process of Human Decision Making (with Kevin Baaske) and Argument at Century's End: Reflecting on the Past and Envisioning the Future. He has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Argumentation and Advocacy, Communication Quarterly, Western Journal of Communication, Southern Speech Communication Journal, Speaker and Gavel, and Debate Issues. In addition, Hollihan has served as a consultant to political candidates and elected officials and makes frequent media appearances to discuss politics and campaigns.


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Brant Houston

Brant Houston is the Knight Chair in Investigative & Enterprise Reporting at the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was the executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and a professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism for ten years. The author of three editions of Computer-Assisted Reporting: A Practical Guide, Houston served as managing director of the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting for three years after working in daily journalism for  seventeen years. He was an award-winning investigative reporter at The Hartford (Conn.) Courant, The Kansas City Star and several news organizations in the Boston area.


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Joli Jensen

Joli Jensen is the Hazel Rogers Professor of Communication at the University of Tulsa, where she teaches courses on media, culture and society. She is the author of Is Art Good for Us? Beliefs about High Culture in American Life (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002); Redeeming Modernity: Contradictions in Media Criticism; (Sage, 1990) and The Nashville Sound: Authenticity, Commercialization and Country Music (Vanderbilt, 1998) as well as book chapters and research essays on media criticism, communication technologies, communication theories, the social history of the typewriter, and fans and fandom. Dr. Jensen received her PhD in 1985 from Institute of Communications Research at the University of Illinois. She has also taught at the University of Virginia, and the University of Texas-Austin. You can find out more about her at http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~joli-jensen/.


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William M. Keith

William Keith (PhD 1986, University of Texas at Austin) is Professor of Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is the author Democracy as Discussion: Adult Civic Education and the American Forum Movement (Lexington Books, 2007) and the forthcoming Public Speaking: Choices for Civic Engagement (Cengage, 2011).


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George Kennedy

George Kennedy, professor emeritus at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, is also a coauthor of Telling the Story, Third Edition (2007) and Beyond the Inverted Pyramid (1993), as well as a former managing editor of the Columbia Missourian and a former bureau chief for the Miami Herald.


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