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Stephen Reese


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Reese received his B.A. at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Reese has been a member of the University of Texas at Austin faculty since 1982.

At Texas he has taught a wide range of subjects, from broadcast news to critical thinking for journalists, and served in a number of administrative positions, including graduate advisor and director of the school.

His research focuses on a wide range of issues concerning media effects and press performance. Reese is co-author with Pamela Shoemaker of "Mediating the Message: Theories of Influence on Mass Media Content," now in its second edition and named recently by Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly as one of the "significant journalism and communication books" of the 21st century. His most recent work is an edited volume of research on how public issues are shaped through the media, "Framing Public Life: Perspectives on the Media and How We Understand the Social World" (Erlbaum, 2001).

Reese's professional media work has been in public and commercial radio, beginning in Knoxville, Tenn., and later in Winston-Salem, N.C. and Madison, Wis.

He has been active with the key journalism and communication associations, holding major editorial and administrative positions with the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and serving as political communication division head for the International Communication Association. Reese was awarded AEJMC's Krieghbaum Under-40 Award for outstanding achievement in research, teaching and public service. He has lectured at universities in Mexico, Spain, Germany and Finland. Most recently, he was Kurt Baschwitz Visiting Professor at the University of Amsterdam School of Communication Research in The Netherlands.

Courses


UGS 303 • News Literacy

61490-61515 • Fall 2019
Meets MW 8:00AM-9:00AM BMC 1.202
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The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 303 • News Literacy

63215-63240 • Fall 2018
Meets MW 8:00AM-9:00AM BMC 1.202
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The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 302 • Understanding September 11

62155 • Fall 2016
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM MAI 220D
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The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 302 • Understanding 9-11

61420 • Fall 2015
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM MAI 220D
Wr ID

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 302 • Understanding 9-11

64120 • Fall 2014
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM MAI 220D
Wr ID

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 302 • Understanding 9-11

65215 • Fall 2013
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM MAI 220C
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The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 302 • Understanding 9-11

63790 • Fall 2012
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM MAI 220C
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The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 302 • Understanding 9-11

63880 • Fall 2011
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM MAI 220C
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The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

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