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Robert Patrick Knight (Bob Knight Sr.)

Robert Patrick Knight, international journalism educator, academic administrator. Pioneer in multicultural journalism recruitment.

Background

  • Ethnicity: Father was Mexican, Native American, English; Mother was Irish

  • Knight, Robert Patrick was born on March 17, 1935 in Mexico City, Mexico. Came to the United States, 1941.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Journalism with honors, University Texas, 1956; Bachelor in English with honors, University Texas, 1956; Michael Jackson, University Texas, 1964; Postgrad., University Chile, Santigao, 1957; Doctor of Philosophy, University Missouri, 1968.

    Career

    • Reporter Austin American-Statesman, Texas, 1953-1956, Midland Reporter-Telegram, 1958. Research and publications assistant, teacher English and journalism Midland Public Schools, 1958-1963. Instructor Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1963-1965, acting head department, 1964-1965.

      From instructor to professor journalism University Missouri, Columbia, 1965-1992, O. O. McIntyre professor School Journalism, 1991-1992, director African-American/Hispanic/Asian-American/Native American Workshop, from 1971, director journalism extension, from 1976. Director Missouri Interscholastic Press Association, from 1965.

    Membership

    • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (head division secondary education 1971-72, division Honors lecturer 1981, Minority Recruitment award 1990)
      1971 - 1972

    • Journalism Education Association (editorial board 1968-89, Carl Towley award 1970)
      1968 - 1989

    • Student Press Law Center (board directors 1976-89)
      1976 - 1989

    • University Missouri Alumni Association (Faculty award 1991)

    • Kappa Tau Alpha (certified for outstanding service 1986).

    Connections

    • Son of John Montiel and Margaret Mary (Kenny) K. Married Rose Eleanor Janda, July 21, 1956. Children: Robert Patrick, Mary Kathleen, Timothy F., Rodney J., Caroline E.
    • father: John
    • mother: Margaret
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    • 1956
      University Texas
    • 1956
      University Texas
    • 1964
      University Texas
    • 1957
      University Chile
    • 1968
      University Missouri
    • 1953 - 1956
      Reporter Austin American-Statesman
      Texas, United States
    • 1958
      Reporter Austin American-Statesman
    • 1958 - 1963
      research and publications assistant, English and journalism Midland Public Schools
    • 1958 - 1963
      teacher, English and journalism Midland Public Schools
    • 1963 - 1965
      instructor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
      College Station, Texas, United States
    • 1965 - 1992
      from instructor, to professor journalism University Missouri
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1971
      director, African-American/Hispanic/Asian-American/Native American Workshop
    • 1991
      O. O. McIntyre professor, School Journalism
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    • Membership
      • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (head division secondary education 1971-72, division Honors lecturer 1981, Minority Recruitment award 1990)
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      • Journalism Education Association (editorial board 1968-89, Carl Towley award 1970)
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      • Student Press Law Center (board directors 1976-89)
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      • University Missouri Alumni Association (Faculty award 1991)
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      • Kappa Tau Alpha (certified for outstanding service 1986).
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