Walker, James R(obert)

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WALKER, James R(obert)

WALKER, James R(obert). American, b. 1950. Genres: Communications/ Media. Career: Pennsylvania State University, University Park, producer and host of daily consumer education television and radio programs for Agricultural Extension Service, 1976-78; University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, assistant professor of speech and coordinator of Radio/Television Division, 1981-83; University of Memphis, TN, associate professor of communication and coordinator of graduate studies, 1983-93; St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL, professor of mass communications and department head, 1993-, president of Faculty Senate, 1996-97; visiting fellow, visiting scholar and guest speaker at US universities and colleges. Publications: (ed. with R.V. Bellamy Jr.) The Remote Control in the New Age of Television, 1993; (with Bellamy) Television and the Remote Control: Grazing on a Vast Wasteland, 1996; (with D.F. Ferguson) The Commercial Television Industry, 1998. Contributor of articles and reviews to journals. Address: 9946 S Leavitt St, Chicago, IL 60643, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]