|Arkansas prof will discuss presidential election|
Louise Montgomery, associate professor of journalism at the University of Arkansas, will speak at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, in a School of Communication Summertime Agora in Room 200, O'Kelly Hall. Her topic is "Conditions That Allowed George W. Bush to be Elected, Changes That Have Occurred Over the 20th Century in Education, Media, Labor, Political Parties, Business, and Other Institutions."
Montgomery will speak in an Agora format, which promotes an open exchange of ideas in a dialog with her audience.
A former reporter and editor with the Miami Herald and reporter with the Dallas Morning News, Montgomery has held a Fulbright Lectureship at Catholic University of Chile and has taught at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She recently spoke at Naryn State University in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan and Khazar University in Baku, Azerbaijan. She has published on topics such as journalists on dangerous assignments, the coverage of terrorist events, and Latin American Women Journalists. -- School of Communication.