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James Bolton Lemert was American journalist, educator. Recipient Outstanding Journalist award Sigma Delta Chi, 1957, Donald M. McGammon Communication Research Center critical research grantee, 1988-1989, Allen Family Foundation grantee; National Science Foundation fellow, 1963, 64; California Newspaper Publications fellow, 1957; Butte County Alumni scholar, 1953-1954.


Lemert, James Bolton was born on November 5, 1935 in Sangerfield, New York, United States. Son of Jesse Raymond and Caroline Elizabeth (Brown) Lemert.


AB, University of California, Berkeley, 1957;Master in Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, 1959;Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1964.


Newspaper reporter, Oakland (California) Tribune, 1955-1956;newspaper reporter, Chico (California) Enterprise-Record, 1957, 58-60;assistant professor journalism, Southern Illinois U., Carbondale, 1964-1967;assistant professor, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1967-1969;associate professor, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1969-1976;professor school journalism/committee, U. Oregon, Eugene, since 1976;director division committee research, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1967-1994;director graduate program School Journalism, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1983-1986, 88-93. Chairperson task force to revise faculty governance U. Oregon, 1983-1984, member senate, 1981-1983, 86-88, 93-94, member president's advisory county, 1990-1991, chairperson president's advisory county, 1991-1992, member graduate county, 1984-1986, 89-90, 94-96, chairperson graduate county, 1993-1994, chairperson task force on research and graduate education, 1990-1991.



Member Oregon Alcohol and Drug Education Advisory Committee, 1968-1969. President South Hills Neighborhood Association, 1976-1977, board directors, 1982-1984, 86-88. Board directors Traditional Jazz Society Oregon, 1981-1983, 87.

Vice president Metropolitan Cable Access Corporation, 1983-1984. Member executive board American Association of University Professors, 1975-1976, 91-94. Member state executive committee, head chapter Association Oregon Faculties, 1981-1983, 85-87, state vice president, 1987-1989, delegate to Oregon Faculties Political Action Committee, 1986-1989.

Member Association Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (vice chairperson civic journalism interest group 1995-1996), American Association Public Opinion Research, American Political Science Association, Phi Beta Kappa (membership chairman 1985-1986, vice president, president 1989-1991).


Married Rosalie Martha Bassett, March 23, 1972.

Jesse Raymond Lemert

Caroline Elizabeth (Brown) Lemert

Rosalie Martha Bassett