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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, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1962-1987;professor communication, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1969-1987;department chairman communication and theatre arts, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1982-1984;department chairman committee studies, 1984-1985;professor, department chairman communication, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1987-1991;volunteer, Boulder (Colorado) Public Library., since 1992;professor emeritus, U. Colorado, Boulder, since 1991.

Works

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.

father:
George E. Bowers

mother:
Clara Frances (Wathier) Bowers

spouse:
Eleanore Frances Fyock

children:
John Steven Bowers

Jeanne Terese Bowers

Julie Michelle Bowers