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Marion Elizabeth Thompson

Marion Elizabeth Thompson, American communications educator. Member of American Association of University Women, American Association of University Professors, American-Scandinavian Association, Speech Communication Association, National Association Educational Broadcasters, International Communications Association, National Academy television Arts and Sciences, International Institute Communications, Phi Beta.

Background

  • Thompson, Marion Elizabeth was born on June 4, 1921 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Louis Carl and Pearl Laura (Hinkel) Peterson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1943. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant professor professor international global broadcasting William Paterson College New Jersey, 1972—1974. Associate professor Emerson College, Boston, 1976—1981. Director graduate studies department mass communications, from 1980.

      Visiting professor comparative broadcasting system Boston University, 1977. Visiting professor international broadcasting Curry College, 1980.

    Membership

    Member of American Association of University Women, American Association of University Professors, American-Scandinavian Association, Speech Communication Association, National Association Educational Broadcasters, International Communications Association, National Academy television Arts and Sciences, International Institute Communications, Phi Beta.

    Connections

    • Married George Grinde Thompson, May 30, 1942. Children: Diane Flautt, George Thompson, David Thompson.
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    Died June 29, 2009
    (aged 88)
    • 1943
      University Wisconsin
    • 1960
      University Wisconsin
    • 1971
      University Wisconsin
    • 1972 - 1974
      Assistant, professor professor international global broadcasting William Paterson College New Jersey
    • 1976 - 1981
      associate professor, Emerson College
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States