Hecht, Michael L.

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HECHT, Michael L.

HECHT, Michael L. American, b. 1949. Genres: Communications/Media, Cultural/Ethnic topics, Speech/Rhetoric. Career: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, instructor in communication, 1975-76; University of Montana, Missoula, assistant professor of communication, 1976-78; California State University, Northridge, assistant professor of communication, 1978-79; Xerox Corp., Systemix Division, data analyst and project manager, 1979-81; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, assistant professor of communication, 1979-83; Arizona State University, Tempe, assistant professor, 1983-85, associate professor, 1985-89, professor of communication, 1989-98; Penn State University, professor, 1998-, department head, 1999-. Executive producer of the drug prevention videotape Killing Time, 1990; producer and writer of the videotape Homelessness: Everybody's Problem, 1993; producer of the public access cable production Kids Broadcasting System News. Publications: (with M.J. Collier and S. Ribeau) African American Communication, 1993, 2nd ed. (with R.L. Jackson and S. Ribeau), 2003; (with others) Adolescent Relationships; and Drug Abuse, 2000; (with R.R. Baldwin, S.L. Faulkner, and S.L. Lindsley) Conceptualizing Culture, forthcoming. EDITOR: (with J.A. DeVito) The Nonverbal Communication Reader, 1989, 2nd ed. (with L. Guerrero and J.A. DeVito), 1999; Communicating Prejudice, 1998. Address: Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, Penn State University, 234 Sparks Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]