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John Waite Bowers

John Waite Bowers, American communication educator. Recipient Alumni Honor citation University Kansas, 1985, Outstanding Volunteer award Boulder Public Library., 1992.

Background

  • Bowers, John Waite was born on November 28, 1935 in Alton, Iowa, United States. Son of George E. and Clara Frances (Wathier) Bowers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Kansas, 1958. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1962.

    Career

    • Faculty member University Iowa, Iowa City, 1962-1987, professor communication, 1969-1987, chairman department communication and theatre arts, 1982-1984. Chairman department communications studies, 1984-1985. Professor, chairman department communication University Colorado, Boulder, 1987-1991.

      Volunteer Boulder Public Library., California, 1992-1999. Professor emeritus University Colorado, Boulder, since 1991.

    Works

    Membership

    Volunteer, Bend (Oregon) Public Library., since 2000. Member American Association of University Professors, International Communications Association, National Communications Association (editor Communications Monographs 1978-1980, 1st vice president 1983, president 1984, Robert J. Kibler Memorial award 1979, Golden Anniversary Monograph award 1980, Samuel L. Becker Distinguished Service award 1996), Center States Communications Association (Outstanding Young Teacher award 1964), Iowa Communications Association (award for outstanding contributions to tech 1984), Western States Communications Association.

    Connections

    • Married Eleanore Frances Fyock, June 2, 1956 (divorced 1975). Children: John Steven, Jeanne Terese, Julie Michelle.
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    Born November 28, 1935
    • 1958
      University Kansas
    • 1959
      University Kansas
    • 1962
      University Iowa
    • 1962 - 1987
      Faculty member, University Iowa
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
    • 1984 - 1985
      chairman, department communications studies
    • 1987 - 1991
      professor, department communication University Colorado
      Boulder, Colorado, United States
    • 1987 - 1991
      chairman, department communication University Colorado
      Boulder, Colorado, United States
    • 1991
      professor, emeritus University Colorado
      Boulder, Colorado, United States
    • 1992 - 1999
      volume Boulder Public Library
      California, United States
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