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Christopher Harper ProfessorSchool of Media and CommunicationJournalism
Work Room 330B Annenberg Hall, Main Campus
Work Phone: 215-204-5474

Studies:

SchoolFieldDegree
Northwestern UniversityJournalismMJ
University of NebraskaEnglish literature/JournalismBA, Hnrs

Biographical Information

Professor Harper worked for more than 20 years in journalism at The Associated Press (Chicago), Newsweek (Chicago, Washington and Beirut), ABC News (Cairo and Rome) and 20/20. He has taught at New York University, Rostov State University (Russia) and Adam Mickiewiez University (Poland).

Courses Taught: (during the past 3 years)

J2101 Journalism Research
J3101 Journalism and the Law
J4196 philadelphianeighborhoods.com

Publications and Lectures

A weekly media column each Thursday at washingtontimes.com
Flyover Country. University Press of America. 2011.
What’s Next in the Media. Cognella Press. San Diego. 2010.

Publications:

TypeTitleCoauthorsJournal or publicationDate
Writing and Reporting the NewsCarole Rich2006
The New Mass Media2001
And That’s The Way It Will Be: News and Information in a Digital World1998
Journalism 2001Various1998
What’s Next in Mass CommunicationVarious1998

Lectures:

TitleDate
Adapting Hyperlocal Journalism to the Middle East10/11
Covering Neighborhood Communities06/12
Journalism Street by Street4/12
Media Criticism05/09
Neighborhood Stories09/08

Projects:

TitleTypeDate
Media MashupWeekly Column

Ongoing Projects:

Journalistic standards

University Service:

NameTypePositionFromTo
LibraryUniversityMember20082009
Faculty CouncilCollegeChair/Member20062011
University Tenure and Promotion AdvisoryUniversityMember05/13
Academic Initiatives for Campus Master PlanningUniversityMember05/13
InternationalUniversityMember08/0608/09
Research CommitteeUniversityMember20112012
University

School Service:

NameTypePositionFromTo
Faculty CouncilCollegeChair07/0907/11
GraduateDepartmentalMember
Tenure and PromotionDepartmentalMember
Dean Search Advisory CommitteeCollegeMember12/1205/13
Department Search CommitteeDepartmentalCo-chair01/1305/13

Community Service:

OrganizationPositionFromTo
Philadelphia NeighborhoodsCo-managing editor20082013

Teaching Awards:

TitleDateType
SCT Innovative Teaching2009Teaching
AEJMC Teaching Diversity2009Teaching
SCT Junior Faculty2007Teaching
Lindback Award2012Teaching

Research & Creative Awards:

TitleDateTypeOrganization
Grant-In-Aid2008-2009ResearchTU Study Leave Committee
SCT Creative Award2012CreativeSCT Faculty Council
Research and Study LeaveFall 2008ResearchTU Study Leave Commitee

Service Awards:

TitleDateType
SCT Service Award05/10Service
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