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educator , Media specialist

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

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Interests

  • Other 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.

father:
Gehardus Petrus Roome

spouse:
John Dennis Roome

children:
Colleen Joyce Roome

Sioban Catherine Roome

Alison Gillian Roome