Professors Emeriti

The SOJC is proud of the accomplishments and contributions of our retired faculty members, who dedicated decades to the education of University of Oregon journalism and communication students.

Charles Frazer, professor emeritus. AB, 1968, Rutgers; MA, 1972, Fairfield; PhD, 1976, Illinois
Lauren Kessler, professor emerita, BSJ, 1971, Northwestern; MS, 1975, Oregon; PhD, 1980, Washington (Seattle)
Ann C. Maxwell, associate professor emerita, BA, 1973, MA, 1975, California State, Fullerton; PhD, 2008, Pacifica Graduate Institute
Duncan McDonald, professor emeritus, BS, 1966, Ohio; MS, 1972, Oregon
Karl Nestvold, professor emeritus, BS, 1954, Wyoming; MS, 1960, Oregon; PhD, 1972, Texas, Austin
Jon Palfreman, BS, 1971, University College, London; MS, 1972, Sussex; PhD, 2005, Glamorgan
Stephen E. Ponder, associate professor emeritus, BA, 1964, Washington (Seattle); MA, 1975, George Washington; PhD, 1985, Washington (Seattle)
Deanna Campbell Robinson/Deanna M. Robinson, professor emerita, BA, 1964, MA, 1972, PhD, 1974, Oregon
Bill Ryan, associate professor emeritus, BA, 1964, Loras; MA, 1975, EdD, 1991, South Dakota
Ronald E. Sherriffs, professor emeritus, BA, 1955, MA, 1957, San Jose State; PhD, 1964, Southern California
James Upshaw, professor emeritus, BA, 1962, San Diego State
William B. Willingham, associate professor emeritus, AB, 1957, MA, 1963, Indiana