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Communications educator

Victoria O'Donnell was American communications educator. Grantee Montana Committee for the Humanities, 1993, Oregon Council for the Humanities, 1991, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1977.


O'Donnell, Victoria Jean was born on February 12, 1938 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Victor C. and Helen A. (Detar) O'D.


Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1959. Master of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1968.


Assistant professor communications Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1965-1967. Professor department chair communications University Northern Texas, Denton, 1967-1989. Professor, department chair communications Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1989-1991.

Professor communications, basic course director Montana State University, Bozeman, 1991-1993, professor communications, director honors program, 1993—2005, professor emeritus, since 2005. Professor American Institute Foreign Studies, London, 1988. Consultant Arco Oil & Gas, Dallas, 1983-1986, Federal Emergency Managers Agency, Salt Lake City, 1986.

Speechwriter Sen. Mae Yih, Salem, Oregon, 1989-1991. Steering committee Oregon Alliance Film & television Educators, 1990-1991. Expert witness tobacco litigation, Texas, 1997.

Participant Western Regional Honors Conference. Panelist National Research Council for Ford Foundation.



Board directors Friends of the Family, Denton, 1987-1989, Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, 2004-2005. Board directors Bozeman Film Festival, 1991-2000, vice president, 1997-1998, president, 1998-1900. Delegate Texas Democratic Convention, Denton, 1976.

Member publicity committee Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter. Member National Collegiate Honors Council (former co-chair Portz Fund committee), National Communications Association, International Communications Association, Western States Communications Association.


Children from previous marriage: Christopher O'Donnell Stupp, Browning William Stupp. Married Paul M. Monaco, April 9, 1993.

Victor C. O'D.

Helen A. (Detar) O'D.

Paul M. Monaco