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Dorothy Maud Roome

Dorothy Maud Roome, South African media specialist, educator. Member of National Communications Association (commission on status of women 1993-1995, Arizona childcare steering committee 1994-1995), International Association Media Communications Research.

Background

  • Roome, Dorothy Maud was born on September 26, 1934 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Witwatersiand, 1955. Master of Arts in Media Arts, University Arizona, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, University Natal, 1998.

    Career

    • Realtor Arthur Meikle and Company, Johannesburg, 1965—1970. Principal, owner Roome & Vanderbyl, 1970—1977. Member sales staff Frosch Travel, Houston, 1982—1984.

      Director marketing Texas Tradewinds Travel, Austen, 1985—1987. Director marketing and sales Baltimore Hilton, 1988—1990. Instructor University Natal, Burban, South Africa, 1995—1998, Towson University, Baltimore, 1998—2002, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, since 2002.

    Works

    • Author: International Journal For Cultural Studies, 1999. Contributor articles to professional journals. Managing editor: Critical Arts, 1995—2000.

    Membership

    Member of National Communications Association (commission on status of women 1993-1995, Arizona childcare steering committee 1994-1995), International Association Media Communications Research.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing, gardening, photography of wild animals.

    Connections

    • Daughter of Gehardus Petrus van Schalkwyk and Dorothy Elsie Tickton. Married John Dennis Roome, March 11, 1955. Children: Colleen Joyce, Sioban Catherine, Alison Gillian.
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    Born September 26, 1934
    • 1955
      University Witwatersiand
    • 1994
      University Arizona
    • 1998
      University Natal
    • 1965 - 1970
      Realtor Arthur Meikle and Company
      Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
    • 1970 - 1977
      principal
    • 1982 - 1984
      member, sales staff Frosch Travel
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      director, marketing Texas Tradewinds Travel
    • 1988 - 1990
      director, marketing and sales Baltimore Hilton
    • 1995 - 1998
      instructor, University Natal
      South Africa
    • 1998 - 2002
      instructor, University Natal
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 2002
      instructor, University Natal
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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