Mary E. Beadle is Dean of the Graduate School at John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio and is a Professor of Communications. A former chair the International division of the Broadcast Education Association (BEA), Dr. Beadle has published articles on the media and broadcast history conducted communication seminars in Russia, Argentina and Paraguay. She recently edited a book on the contributions of women to local television and is co-author on a textbook for broadcast performance.
Kathryn Bennett completed a Master of Science Degree in Communication at Boston University where she also served as Project Manager at the Communication Research Center.
Linda Davis is Associate Dean of the William Allen White School Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas. She is also on faculty of the Center of Latin American Studies, and her research focuses on the business culture of international media, especially television in Latin America. Prof. Davis has made presentations on Latin American television and/or international marketing communications in Chile, Mexico, Costa Rica, Australia and the U. S. With a master's degree in journalism from the UNC-Chapel Hill and a BS in advertising from the U. of Florida, Davis has worked in newspapers, radio and television in news, advertising and public relations.
Michael G. Elasmar (PhD, Michigan State University) is Director of the Communication Research Center at Boston University (BU), a position he has held since 1994. He is also Associate Professor of Communication Research at BU and former chair of the International Communication Division Association for Educa-