Maria B. Marron is a professor of journalism and mass communications and former dean of the CoJMC whose research interests are international media; the effects of social, cultural, political, economic and legal norms on the media; gender and the media; investigative journalism, law and ethics.
A former journalist and public relations practitioner, she has had a career in teaching and academic leadership/administration in the United States and overseas. She has served as president of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication and as editor of Journalism and Mass Communication Educator.
Her recent book, Misogyny and the Media in the Age of Trump (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Publishers, Inc.), 2019, will be followed in 2020 by Misogyny Across Global Media. She holds a B.A. degree in English, French and Latin from University College Dublin, Ireland; a master’s degree in journalism from The Ohio State University; and a doctoral degree in journalism and mass communications from Ohio University.