Professor Bonnie Brennen (Ph.D. 1993) is the Nieman Professor of Journalism in the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University. She is a prolific scholar, with seven published books and numerous articles and book chapters to her credit. Her research focuses on the intersection of labor and journalism history as well as on relationships between media, culture and society. Prof. Brennen has professional experience in journalism and corporate communication. She is the Series Editor of Diederich Studies in Media Communication at the Marquette University Press, and a contributing editor for Journalism: Theory and Practice. She was the Associate Editor of Journalism and Communication Monographs from 2004-2008. She serves on the editorial board of many leading journals in journalism and communication. She was formerly vice provost at Temple University, and prior to that chaired the Department of Journalism at Temple.