Professor Jon Bruning received his B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College, M.A. in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University, and Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas. He previously taught at the University of Kansas, as well as Washburn University. In addition to teaching, Prof. Bruning previously worked in television news and sports, both as a producer and production assistant. He has presented papers at several national conferences, including the National Communication Association and the Popular Culture Association.
Prof. Bruning's research and teaching interests include media, new technology, sports journalism, political and intercultural communication. He has led J-Term study tours to Spain, France, Italy, Holland and England, as well as the Oxford University semester abroad. He joined the Carthage faculty in 1999.
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