Michael Leslie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Department of Telecommunication
International Communication, University of Washington - Seattle, 1983
M.S.J., Broadcast Journalism, Columbia University - New York, 1974
B.A., Political Science, University of California - Berkeley, 1973
Office: 3060 Weimer
Phone: (352) 352-392-2904
Re-presentation of women and minorities in media, issues in international/ intercultural communications.
Leslie teaches graduate courses in international/intercultural communication, and race/gender/class and media, and conducts cross-cultural research on the impact of media content on society. At the undergraduate level, he teaches courses in advanced writing for electronic media, ethics and race and media. Dr. Leslie served as a Fulbright Professor at the University of Yaounde (Cameroon), from 1987 to 1989 and as a lecturer in the department of mass communication at the University of Zambia, 1984-1987. Additionally, he has taught, lived or done research in Belgium, France, South Africa, Mexico, Cuba and Brazil. Dr. Leslie speaks, reads, and writes in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. In addition to his Washington Ph.D., Dr. Leslie holds an M.S. from Columbia University, and has published his research in the Howard Journal of Communications, the Journal of Afro-Latin American Studies and Literatures, Africa Media Review and Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. He was awarded the Stephen H. Coltrin Award for Excellence in Communications Education in 1997.