Wilbur L. Schramm

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1951

PhD (1932); founded the Iowa Writers' Workshop; served as director of the School of Journalism (1943-1947); designed the first doctoral program in mass communication in America; founded University of Illinois' Institute of Communications Research; founded and served as director of Stanford University's Institute of Communications Research; founded the East-West Communication Institute in Honolulu, Hawaii. Biographical sketch from The Beginnings of Communication Study in America: A Personal Memoir. (Deceased)