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communications educator

Marion Elizabeth Thompson, American communications educator. Member of American Association of University Women, American Association of University Professors, American-Scandinavian Association, Speech Communication Association, National Association Educational Broadcasters, International Communications Association, National Academy television Arts and Sciences, International Institute Communications, Phi Beta.

Background

Thompson, Marion Elizabeth was born on June 4, 1921 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Louis Carl and Pearl Laura (Hinkel) Peterson.

Education

Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1943. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1971.

Career

Assistant professor professor international global broadcasting William Paterson College New Jersey, 1972—1974. Associate professor Emerson College, Boston, 1976—1981. Director graduate studies department mass communications, from 1980.

Visiting professor comparative broadcasting system Boston University, 1977. Visiting professor international broadcasting Curry College, 1980.

Membership

Member of American Association of University Women, American Association of University Professors, American-Scandinavian Association, Speech Communication Association, National Association Educational Broadcasters, International Communications Association, National Academy television Arts and Sciences, International Institute Communications, Phi Beta.

Connections

Married George Grinde Thompson, May 30, 1942. Children: Diane Flautt, George Thompson, David Thompson.

father:
Louis Carl Peterson

mother:
Pearl Laura (Hinkel) Peterson

spouse:
George Grinde Thompson

children:
Diane Flautt Thompson

George Thompson

David Thompson