Dr. James Scotton
Associate Professor, Journalism
COMM 4200: International Communication
COMM 3800: Media Law
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison (Mass Communication)
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison (Political Science)
Graduate Certificate, University of Paris (French and Political Science)
B.A., Boston University (Literature)
I came to Marquette in 1978 as Dean of the College of Journalism. I have remained at Marquette because it balances research and teaching in its programs and is concerned with the welfare of its students.
International Communication, particularly Africa and Asia
Fulbright grants for teaching/research in Kenya (1985-86); Uganda (1989-91); China (2001-03). Ford Foundation teaching grant in Nigeria (1971-73).
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)
African Studies Association
Reporting and Editing: Shanghai (PRC) Daily, Charlotte (NC) News, Madison (WI) Capital Times, San Jose (CA) Mercury News, The Associated Press (Wisconsin, Chicago);
Wisconsin AP Legislative Correspondent; Washington correspondent for a group of newspapers
Public Relations: News Director, Public Information Office, Ft. Jackson,
Director of News and Publications, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Associate Director, Project Public Information, U.S. Office of Education.
William A. Hachten and James F. Scotton, World News Prism, 9th edition, Wiley Publishing, 2015.
James F. Scotton, "China's Confucius Institutes and soft power," China Studies Institute Blog, University of Nottingham, July 2015.
James F. Scotton and William A. Hachten, New Media for a New China, Wiley Publishing, 2010.
(Book Review) The media were American: U.S. mass media in decline by Jeremy Tunstall. Journal of Broadcasting and Telecommunication.