Philip Glende, visiting assistant professor of English and advisor to The Chronicle student newspaper, spoke at the annual convention of the American Journalism Historians Association in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct. 7. He was part of a panel that discussed his 2010 dissertation, which received honorable mention in the 2011 Margaret A. Blanchard Doctoral Dissertation Award competition. The title of his dissertation and talk was “Labor Makes the News: Newspapers, Journalism, and Organized Labor, 1933-1955.”
In April 2011, he presented his dissertation research on a panel of the Business History Conference in St. Louis and was a finalist in the Herman Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History.
He also presented a portion of his research at the national conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in St. Louis in August.
Glende has been teaching at North Central College since 2010. He received his B. A. from the University of Minnesota and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.