UFCJC Journalism Professor Wayne Wanta retiring


Wayne WantaUniversity of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism professor and former Journalism Department chair, is retiring at the end of this year after a 12-year tenure at the College. Wanta will pursue a Fulbright Scholar Award at the University of Wroclaw in Poland and write a book on international sports.

Wanta joined UFCJC in 2011 and served as department chair from June 2011 to August 2014. He is internationally known for his research on political communication and media effects, with 200 refereed publications and convention papers. He has lectured and delivered research presentations in 50 different countries. He also has authored or co-authored eight books.

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