Faculty Members

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Carol Schwalbe
School Director, Associate Professor
Email: cschwalbe@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-300-0693
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 337

Research focuses on the role of images in shaping ideas and public opinion during the early years of the Cold War, ethical concerns about publishing violent images, the visual framing of war and the role of the news media in advancing government accountability. Teaches classes on reporting,...
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David Cuillier
Associate Professor
Email: cuillier@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-9694 (best reached by email)
FAX: (520) 621-7557
Office: Marshall 334B

Dr. Cuillier is on research leave for 2018-19.
Researches citizen and press access to government information, including public attitudes toward freedom of information, the state of access, and strategies for increasing transparency. Also researches psychological effects in...
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Geoff Ellwand
Associate Professor of Practice
Email: gellwand@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7556
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: 323C

A veteran broadcast journalist and former criminal defense lawyer, his main research interests include, the media, the law and history. His scholarly writing includes exploring how handwritten wills, including a will scratched into the fender of a tractor, have been dealt with by courts around...
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Shahira Fahmy, Ph.D.
Full Professor
Email: sfahmy@email.arizona.edu
Office: Geronimo Room 125

Dr. Fahmy is on research leave from the University of Arizona for 2018-19.
Dr. Shahira Fahmy is the first and only female Arab American tenured full journalism professor at a research university R1 in the United States. Her research focuses on global media, peace journalism...
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Rogelio Garcia
Assistant Professor of Practice
Email: rgarcia3@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-9134
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 339

Rogelio Garcia joined the permanent faculty in a half-time position in 2014, having taught as an adjunct instructor since 2008. He has 17 years' experience in professional video production that includes video newsgathering, documentary production, cinematography, and commercial work. 

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Celeste González de Bustamante
Associate Professor
Email: celesteg@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3189
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 336

Teaches courses on reporting in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and Latin America, and television news writing, reporting and production. Dr. González de Bustamante, an affiliated faculty member of the UA Center for Latin American Studies, conducts research on: the history and development of...
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Susan Knight
Associate Professor of Practice
Email: smknight@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3191
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 330

Teaching areas include reporting public affairs, feature writing, journalism ethics and the Principles of Journalism course taught to journalism pre-majors. She also serves as faculty mentor to new professors and adjunct instructors...
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Linda Lumsden
Full Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Email: lumsden@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-3635
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 338

 Winner of both the 2016 AEJMC Senior Scholar Award and 2016 AEJMC-Peter Land Ltd.  Scholarsourcing Program, which earned a book contract for her work-in-progress, Journalism for Social Justice: A Cultural History of Social Movement Media from Abolition to #yesallwomen. Her latest book...
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Michael McKisson
Assistant Professor of Practice
Email: mckisson@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7556
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 331

Michael McKisson is the chief technology nerd on the faculty. He is currently working with students on virtual reality and 360-degree-video storytelling, drone videography and sensor journalism. He recently earned his Part 107 FAA Certification allowing students to use drones in their reporting...
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Kim Newton
Associate Professor of Practice
Email: newtonk@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-5711
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 327

Research and teaching areas are multimedia journalism, visual journalism, photojournalism and international photojournalism. Newton has led multimedia Study Abroad courses in Orvieto, Italy, and served as picture editor for news agencies in Washington, D.C., and London and worked as a freelancer...
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Jeannine Elisa Relly
Associate Professor
Email: jrelly@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-8680
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 326

Dr. Jeannine Relly's research focuses on global influences on news media systems, government information policy, press-state relations, and democratic institutions, including freedom of expression and access to public information in countries that often are in conflict or in political or...
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Mort Rosenblum
Professor of Practice
Email: mortr@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-7609
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 360E

Mort Rosenblum, reporter, author, and educator, has covered stories on seven continents since the 1960s, from war in Biafra to tango dancing by the Seine. He was editor of the International Herald Tribune; special correspondent for The Associated Press; AP bureau chief in Africa, Southeast Asia...
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William Schmidt
Professor of Practice
Email: wschmidt@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-5909
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 335

Bill Schmidt is the former deputy managing editor of The New York Times. He teaches courses in advanced reporting and feature writing. Schmidt spent 32 years with The Times before retiring in...
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Nancy A. Sharkey
Professor of Practice, Associate Director, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Email: nsharkey@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-6385
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 332

Spent more than 25 years in various editorial positions at The New York Times. Teaches courses on reporting, editing and reporting public affairs. Also taught for more than 20 years as an adjunct professor in Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism...
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Susan Swanberg
Assistant Professor
Email: swanberg@email.arizona.edu

Dr. Swanberg is on research leave for Fall 2018.
Dr. Swanberg teaches courses in reporting the news, science journalism, environmental journalism and media law. She has conducted research on "junk" DNA, telomere biology and autism genetics and has published peer-reviewed...
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Terry Wimmer
Professor of Practice
Email: twimmer@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-6575
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 324

Teaches reporting classes and works with students on Arizona-Sonora News Service, which offers readers and media outlets the best journalism being produced by students in the UA School of Journalism. He was part of a team that won the Pulitzer Prize while working as an editor at the Orange...
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Maggy Zanger
Professor of Practice
Email: zanger@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-5710 or 520-661-2742
FAX: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 323D

Teaching and research focuses on international journalism, the Middle East and Islamic world, US-Mexico Border; media coverage of conflict and humanitarian crises; Iraq, Egypt, Kurdistan; media development; and community journalism. Am affialited faculty and serve on the Governing Board of the...
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