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speech communications educator

Lawrence Wilson Lichty, American speech communications educator.

Background

Lichty, Lawrence Wilson was born on June 14, 1937 in Pasadena, California, United States. Son of Kenneth Bellingham and Juanita (Wilson) Lichty.

Education

Bachelor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1959;Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1961;Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1964.

Career

Assistant professor, Long Beach (California) State College, 1963;from assistant professor to professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1964-1979;director audience research, National Public Radio, Washington, 1978-1980;professor, U. Maryland., College Park, 1980-1985;professor radio/tv/film, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1985;department chairman radio/tv/film, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1985-1987. Director media studies project Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, 1990-1993. Director media research The Vietnam Project, WGBH-television, Boston, 1981-1983.

Consultant history research for Making Sense of the Sixties, 6 one-hour documentaries, WETA-television, 1989-1990.

Works

Connections

Married Sandra Kay Shaw, August 4, 1962. Children: Belinda Kay, Laurel Wilson.

father:
Kenneth Bellingham Lichty

mother:
Juanita (Wilson) Lichty

spouse:
Sandra Kay Shaw

children:
Belinda Kay Lichty

Laurel Wilson Lichty