Brennen, Bonnie (Sue) 1952-
BRENNEN, Bonnie (Sue) 1952-
PERSONAL: Born October 2, 1952, in Los Angeles, CA; daughter of Richard (a business owner) and Elaine Glassman; married Terry Brennen (divorced, July, 1993); children: Andrea Lynn, Jonathan Scott. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: California State University, Northridge, B.A. (with honors), 1974; California State University, Fullerton, graduate study, 1987-89; University of Iowa, Ph.D., 1993.
ADDRESSES: Offıce—School of Journalism, University of Missouri—Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211.
CAREER: Educator and journalist. Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, metropolitan news intern reporter, 1973-74; Sun Flair, reporter, photographer, and graphic artist, 1974-77, production manager, 1977-80; Daily News Greensheet Shopper, production manager, 1980-81; ADVO Publications, director of production services, 1981-83; M.D.I., corporate communication specialist, 1984-88; University of Iowa, Iowa City, instructor in journalism, 1989-93; State University of New York College at Geneseo, assistant professor of communication, 1993-96; Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, began as assistant professor, became associate professor of mass communications, 1996-99; University of Missouri—Columbia, associate professor of journalism, 1999—.
MEMBER: International Communication Association, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (head of qualitative studies division, 1996-98; member of executive board, history division, 1996-97), American Journalism Historians Association, Speech Communication Association, Oral History Association, Kappa Tau Alpha.
(Editor, with Hanno Hardt, and contributor) Newsworkers: Toward a History of the Rank and File, University of Minnesota Press (Minneapolis, MN), 1995.
(Editor, with Hanno Hardt, and contributor) Picturing the Past: Media, History, and Photography, University of Illinois Press (Champaign, IL), 1999.
For the Record: An Oral History of Rochester, NewYork Newsworkers, Fordham University Press (Bronx, NY), 2001.
Contributor to books, including Rediscovering Nancy Drew, edited by Carolyn Stewart Dyer and Nancy Tillman Romalov, University of Iowa Press (Iowa City, IA), 1995; and In the Company of Media: CulturalConstructions of Communication, 1920s-1930s, edited by Hanno Hardt, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 2000. Contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals, including Convergence, Javnost/Public, Studies in Popular Culture, Journal of American History, CLIO, and Communication Quarterly. Editor, Journal of Communication Inquiry, 1990-92; guest editor, American Journalism, 1998; contributing editor, Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, 1999-2001.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on journalism history, cultural studies, popular culture, communication theory, media ethics, qualitative methodologies, and journalistic writing and reporting.