Margaret Thompson

Associate Professor

  • Faculty
  • Media, Film & Journalism Studies
  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

What I do

Associate Professor in Media, Film and Journalism Studies.

Professional Biography

My research focuses on multicultural journalism with a particular emphasis on efforts to include Indigenous women of Latin America in the creation of their own journalistic stories. I am involved in community engaged and participatory action research and teaching, and bring students to the U.S./Mexico border for a summer course each year.

Degree(s)

  • Ph.D., Mass Communication & Journalism, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1989
  • MS, Journalism, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982
  • BA, Journalism, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978