Linda Lumsden

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Associate Professor

Telephone: 

520-626-3635

Fax: 

520-621-7557

Office: 

Marshall Room 338

Linda Lumsden will spend most of the 2012-2013 academic year in Malaysia on an S. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship. She will be working in the National University of Malaysia and doing research on how the Internet has affected Malaysian politics.

Research focus areas are radical journalism history, women’s journalism history, Progressive Era, and American women's suffrage history. Lumsden has taught course on introductory reporting, journalism history and journalism ethics.                                                                                                             

Education

  • • B.A., Central Connecticut State University;
  • • M.A., Syracuse University;
  • • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Courses Taught at the UA

  • • J 205 Reporting the News
  • • J 377 History of American Journalism
  • • J 470 Press and Society
  • • J 489/589 Ethics and the News Media

See course descriptions

 

Publications and Research

  • • "Good mothers with guns: Framing black womanhood in the Black Panther, 1968-1980," Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 86(4), 900-922.
  • • INEZ: The Life and Times of Inez Milholland (Bloomington; Indiana University Press, 2004)
  • • "'Women's Lib Has No Soul'? An Analytical Challenge to Myths Surrounding the Black Press's Coverage of the Women's Liberation Movement, 1968-1973," Journalism History 34 (Fall 2009)
  • • "Anarchy Meets Feminism: A Gender Analysis of Emma Goldman’s Mother Earth, 1906-1917," American Journalism 24/3 (Summer 2007): 49-72

Past Academic Positions

  • • Associate Professor and director of Mass Communication sequence, Western Kentucky University, 1996-2006

Past Professional Positions

  • • Features Editor, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Saranac Lake, N.Y., 1983 - 1987
  • • Assistant Sunday Editor, Middletown Times Daily Record, Middletown, N.Y., 1981 - 1982
  • • Sports Editor, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Saranac Lake, N.Y., 1980 - 1981
  • • Reporter, Lake Placid News, Lake Placid, N.Y., 1980 - 1981
  • • Reporter, Journal Inquirer, Manchester, Conn., 1976 - 1979
  • • Reporter, Hartford Times, Hartford, Conn., 1975 - 1976
  • • Reporter-Intern, Hartford Courant, Hartford, Conn., 1975
  • • Freelance: New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, Reuters, Adirondack Life, WomenSports, The Olympian, New York Alive, Hartford Courant, Milwaukee Journal, Kentucky Home & Garden

Professional Organizations

  • • American Journalism Historians Association

Awards & Honors

  • • Maurine Beasley Award for Outstanding Paper in Women’s History, American Journalism Historians Association, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • • 2004 Institute for Journalism Excellence Fellow, American Society of Newspaper Editors

Research Summary

Radical journalism history, women’s journalism history, Progressive Era, American woman suffrage history

Linda Lumsden's Curriculum Vitae