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Patricia Westfall

Professor Emerita

Email: westfall@ohio.edu

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EDUCATION: M.S., Communication, Columbia University, 1969 (with honors); B.S., Communication, University of Illinois, 1968 (with honors).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Joined faculty in 1986. Former contributing editor, Savvy Magazine, where she originated the column Modern Dilemma; magazine consultant; and free-lance writer. Lecturer, Journalism Department, University of Iowa, 1981-86; contributing editor (1976-84), consultant (1974-76), and managing editor (1971-74), 13-30 Corporation, a Knoxville, Tenn. publishing company; information officer, Oak Ridge (Tenn.) Associated Universities, 1974-76; editor for employee magazine, Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. in New York City, 1969-71.

PUBLICATIONS: Author, Real Farm: Encounters with Perception (New Chapter Press, 1989); Beyond Intuition: A Guide to Writing and Editing Magazine Nonfiction (Longman Publishing, 1993); Fowl Play, a novel (St. Martins, 1996); and Mother of the Bride (St. Martins, 1998). Member: AEJMC.