Short, K(enneth) R(ichard) M(acDonald)
SHORT, K(enneth) R(ichard) M(acDonald)
SHORT, K(enneth) R(ichard) M(acDonald). American, b. 1936. Genres: History, International relations/Current affairs. Career: Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wis., instructor in history and chairman of department, 1962-65; Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Rochester, N.Y., associate librarian, 1965-67; Matthew Arnold School, Oxford, England, history master, 1968-70; Westminster College, North Hinksey, England, lecturer, 1970-75, senior lecturer in history, 1975-88; University of Houston, Houston, Tex., professor of communication, 1988-, director, School of Communications, 1990-93, chair, radio & television programs, 1993-. Associate director of International Telecommunications Research Institute, 1988-90; Director 1990- Director of Oxford Historical Microforms. Member of faculty and visiting professor at colleges and universities; organizer of conferences in Europe and the United States. Ordained minister of Church of England, 1959. Site supervisor of University of Pennsylvania-American School of Oriental Research excavations at El Jib, Jordan, 1960. Reader for publishers. Publications: The Dynamite War: Irish American Bombers in Victorian Britain, 1979. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: (with Fledelius) Film and History: Methodology, Research, and Education, 1980; Feature Films as History, 1981; Film and Radio Propaganda in World War II, 1983; World War II in American Newsreels: A Documentary History, 1985; Western Broadcasting Over the Iron Curtain, 1986; (with S. Dolezel) Hitler's Fall: The Newsreel Witness, 1988; A History of the Cinema: A Microfiche Library, 1988. Address: School of Communication, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204-4072, U.S.A.