John Rosenbaum

Retired Associate Professor, Television and Radio

Specialty:International Communication

John R. Rosenbaum began his career in media and education as an award-winning radio and television producer, writer, and director. After that he served for many years on the communication faculties and administrations of Bucks College and Ithaca College, where he taught a variety of courses in media production, research methodologies, and international communication. During that time Prof. Rosenbaum was selected as a Regional Visiting Scholar by Cornell University's Institute for European Studies and was awarded Fulbright grants to teach and conduct research in Germany and Bosnia-Herzegovina. In addition, in 2005 he authored and directed a grant that brought Fulbright Visiting Specialist Prof. Dr. Mohammed Zin Nordin from Malaysia to Ithaca College, where they co-taught the course "Media in Malaysia." In 2009 Prof. Rosenbaum was invited to return to Bosnia-Herzegovina to teach at the Tuzla Summer Institute held at Behram-begova Medresa. Prof. Rosenbaum is an internationally published media scholar. He has co-edited the anthology Shaping the Future of Communication Research in Europe and co-authored the fourth edition of the McGraw-Hill textbook Television Production. His articles have appeared in various international books and journals, and his research papers have received prestigious awards from the Broadcast Education Association and the International Communication Association. Prof. Rosenbaum served as an executive board member of the European Communication Association and was a founding member of the European Communication and Research Education Association on its first executive board; currently he serves as an ex officio member of ECREA's advisory board. Prof. Rosenbaum received the doctoral degree from Columbia University, master's degrees from Columbia University and Temple University, and the bachelor's degree from the Pennsylvania State University. Prof. Rosenbaum retired from Ithaca College in 2004. His current research interests are in family history and genealogy. Currently he lives in Naples, Florida, with his wife, Antonia M. Rosenbaum.