Theodore L. Glasser

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Ted Glasser's "teaching and research focuses on media practices and performance, with emphasis on questions of press responsibility and accountability. His books include Custodians of Conscience: Investigative Journalism and Public Virtue, with James S. Ettema; Public Opinion and the Communication of Consent, edited with Charles T. Salmon; Media Freedom and Accountability, edited with Everette E. Dennis and Donald M. Gillmor; and The Idea of Public Journalism, an edited collection of essays. His research, commentaries and book reviews have appeared in a variety of publications, including the Journal of Communication, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Critical Studies in Mass Communication, Journalism Studies, Policy Sciences, Journal of American History, Quill, Nieman Reports and The New York Times Book Review.

"In 2002-2003 Glasser served as president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. He had earlier served as a vice president and chair of the Mass Communication Division of the International Communication Association. He has held visiting appointments at the University of Tampere, Finland; as the Wee Kim Wee Professor of Communication Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; and as a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

"Glasser came to Stanford in 1990 from the University of Minnesota, where he taught in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and served as associate director of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law. He has been affiliated with Stanford's Modern Thought and Literature Program since 1993. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa." [1]