About Mort Rosenblum
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, Argentina, and France; and founding editor of the quarterly, dispatches.
- • B.A., University of Arizona;
- • Post-graduate studies, School of International Affairs, Columbia University
Courses Taught at the UA
- • J 496D/596D Seminar in Journalism: Issues in Covering the Environment
- • J 497C International Reporting
Publications and Research
- • Little Bunch of Madmen: Elements of Global Reporting. Millbrook, N.Y.: DE.mo Design, 2010.
- • Escaping Plato's Cave: How America's Blindness to the Rest of the World Threatens Our Survival. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2007.
- • Who Stole the News? New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1995.
- • Back Home -- A Foreign Correspondent Rediscovers America. New York: Harpercollins, 1989.
- • Squandering Eden: Africa at the Edge. New York: Harcourt, 1987.
- • Coups and Earthquakes: Reporting the World for America. New York: Harper & Row, 1979.
Past Academic Positions
- • Professional-in-Residence, University of Arizona School of Journalism, 2005 - 2009
Past Professional Positions
- • Editor, Dispatches, an international affairs journal, 2008 - present
- • Worldview Columnist, Global Post, 2009 - present
- • Chief International Correspondent, The Associated Press, 1981 - 2004
- • Executive Editor, International Herald Tribune, 1979 - 1981
- • Chief of Bureau, The Associated Press, Paris, 1977 - 1979
- • Edward R. Murrow Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, 1976 - 1977
- • Chief of Bureau, The Associated Press, Argentina 1973 - 1976
- • Chief of Bureau, The Associated Press, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, 1970 - 1973
- • West Africa Correspondent, The Associated Press, Lagos, 1968 - 1970
- • Central Africa Correspondent, The Associated Press, Kinshasa, 1967 - 1968
- • Reporter, Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, 1964 - 1965
- • Reporter, The Daily Journal, Caracas, Venezuela, 1963 - 1964
Awards & Honors
- • Associated Press Managing Editors Annual Award for coverage of world water issues, 2001
- • Harry Chapin Media Award for coverage of water issues, 2001
- • Associated Press Managing Editors Annual Award for coverage of Vietnam, 2000
- • Associated Press Managing Editors Annual Award for coverage of Africa, 1990
- • Overseas Press Club Award for coverage of Romania and Czechoslovakia, 1989
- • Eight Pulitzer Prize nominations