Theodore L. Glasser is professor of communication at Stanford University, where he is also affiliated with the Modern Thought and Literature Program. His books include Custodians of conscience: Investigative journalism and public virtue, written with James S. Ettema (1998), which won the Society of Professional Journalists’ award for best research on journalism, the Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism, and the Frank Luther Mott-Kappa Tau Alpha award for the best research-based book on journalism/mass communication; Normative theories of the press: Journalism in democratic societies, written with Clifford Christians, Denis McQuail, Kaarle Nordenstreng and Robert White (2009); Public opinion and the communication of consent, edited with Charles T. Salmon (1995); and The idea of public journalism, an edited collection of essays (1999). Glasser has held visiting appointments at the University of Tampere, Finland; as a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; and as the Wee Kim Wee Professor of Communication Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. In 2002-2003, he served as president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Glasser received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.