Hokanson, (Anthony) Drake

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HOKANSON, (Anthony) Drake

HOKANSON, (Anthony) Drake. American, b. 1951. Genres: Travel/Exploration, Air/Space topics, Transportation, Area studies, Essays, Photography, Writing/Journalism. Career: Johnson County Regional Planning Commission, photographer and producer, 1973; University of Iowa, Iowa City, photojournalist and manager of Photography Unit at Office of Public Information, 1974-82, instructor, 1982-84, lecturer in journalism and mass communication, 1984-88; Lakeland College, Sheboygan, WI, assistant professor of writing, 1991-97, Tokyo branch, 1995, instructor at Summer Writing Festival, 1987-; Winona State University, Winona, MN, assistant professor of mass communication, 1997-. City University, London, England, lecturer, 1989; University of Nebraska, associate fellow of Center for Great Plains Studies, 1985-; guest lecturer at universities. Photographer, with solo exhibitions throughout the U.S., group exhibitions, and commissioned work. Also worked as mechanic, recreation assistant for handicapped children, ranch hand, and truck driver; qualified steam locomotive fireman for Mid-Continent Railway and Chicago & Northwestern Railroad; licensed aircraft pilot. Publications: Lincoln Highway: Main Street across America, 1988; Reflecting a Prairie Town: A Year in Peterson, 1994; (author of foreword) A Complete Official Road Guide of the Lincoln Highway, 1924, 1993. Contributor of articles, photographs, and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of Mass Communication, Winona State University, PO Box 5838, Winona, MN 55987, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]