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John Waite Bowers

communication educator

John Waite Bowers, American communication educator. Recipient Alumni Honor citation University Kansas, 1985, Outstanding Volunteer award Boulder Public Library., 1992.

Background

Bowers, John Waite was born on November 28, 1935 in Alton, Iowa, United States. Son of George E. and Clara Frances (Wathier) Bowers.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Kansas, 1958. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1962.

Career

Faculty member University Iowa, Iowa City, 1962-1987, professor communication, 1969-1987, chairman department communication and theatre arts, 1982-1984. Chairman department communications studies, 1984-1985. Professor, chairman department communication University Colorado, Boulder, 1987-1991.

Volunteer Boulder Public Library., California, 1992-1999. Professor emeritus University Colorado, Boulder, since 1991.

Works

book Designing the COmmunication Experiment book The Rhetoric of Agitation and Control, Third Edition book The Rhetoric of Agitation and Control book The Rhetoric of Agitation and Control, Third Edition 3rd edition by John W. Bowers, Donovan J. Ochs, Richard J. Jensen, David P. (2009) Paperback book The Rhetoric of Agitation and Control: 3rd (Third) edition book The Rhetoric of Agitation & Control by Bowers,John Waite; Ochs,Donovan J.; Jensen,Richard J.. [1992,2nd Edition.] Paperback book Contemporary Communication Research Methods book Visual Communication for the Hard of Hearing : History, Research, and Methods book Visual communication for the hard of hearing: History, research, methods

Membership

Volunteer, Bend (Oregon) Public Library., since 2000. Member American Association of University Professors, International Communications Association, National Communications Association (editor Communications Monographs 1978-1980, 1st vice president 1983, president 1984, Robert J. Kibler Memorial award 1979, Golden Anniversary Monograph award 1980, Samuel L. Becker Distinguished Service award 1996), Center States Communications Association (Outstanding Young Teacher award 1964), Iowa Communications Association (award for outstanding contributions to tech 1984), Western States Communications Association.

Connections

Married Eleanore Frances Fyock, June 2, 1956 (divorced 1975). Children: John Steven, Jeanne Terese, Julie Michelle.