Associate Professor, Journalism and Media Studies

Courses Taught
BREC 2245: Broadcast News Writing and Editing
BREC 4440: Television Reporting
BREC 4953: Communication Issues in Television News
COMM 3900: Ethical Problems of Mass Communication
COMM 6100: Qualitative Research Methods in Communication
COMM 6800: Proseminar and Multimedia Technology

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978
B.A. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 1971

Why Marquette?
The university’s commitment to social justice is very appealing to me.

Research Interests
Journalism, media ethics

Professional Affiliations
National Press Photographers Association
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Professional Experience
Reporter/producer, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
Reporter and producer: WBAY-TV
WFRV-TV reporter: Wisconsin Public Radio

Recent Publications
Slattery, K. (in press). “The Moral Meaning of Recent Revisions to the SPJ Code of Ethics.”

Slattery, K. (2014). “Ethics and Journalistic Standards: An Examination Of the Relationship Between Journalism Codes of Ethics and Deontological Moral Theory,” in Wyatt, W. (ed.), The Ethics of Journalism: Individual, Institutional and Cultural Influences, NY: I.B. Tarus & Co. Ltd. Series: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

Slattery, K. & Garner, A. “News Coverage of US Mothers of Soldiers During the Vietnam War: Shedding the Image of Spartan Motherhood.” Journalism Practice. (DOI: 10.1080/17512786.2014.924735). Available online July 2014.

Slattery, K. (2013). “Conflict as a News Value,” in Soan, D. and Greer, J. (eds.), Northport, AL: Vision Press.

Slattery, K. & Doremus, M. (2013). “Suppressing Allied Atrocity Stories: The Unwritten Clause of the World War II Censorship Code.” Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 89(4), 624-42.

Garner, A. & Slattery, K. (2012). “Mobilizing Mother: From Good Mother to Patriotic Mother in World War I.” Journalism & Mass Communication Monographs 14(1), 5-77.

Slattery, K., Garner, A., Wolburg, J. & Turner, L. (2012). “At the Intersection of Jesuit and Feminist Moral Philosophies: Teaching for Social Justice in the Engaged Classroom,” in Boryczka, J. and Petrino, E. (eds), Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching And Learning for the Twenty-First Century, New York: Fordham University Press.

Slattery, K. & Garner, A. (2011). “Mother as Mother and Mother asCitizen: Mothers of Combat on National Network News.” Journalism:Theory, Practice & Criticism, 13(1), 87-102.

Garner, A. & Slattery, K. (2010). “World War I and the Mobilizationof Maternal Sacrifice: Considerations for Peace Politics,” Journal for the Study of Peace and Conflict, pp. 46-2.

Garner, A. & Slattery, K. (2010). “The Patriotic Good Mother of WorldWar II: A Study of a Cultural Ideal.” Journalism Studies, 11(2), 143-157.(Lead Article)

Slattery, K. (2008). “Repairers of the Breach: Cases and Commentaries.”Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 23(4), 312-314.