Ralph R. Donald (Ph.D., Communication, The University of Massachusetts,
Amherst; M.A. and B.A., Communications, California State University,
Fullerton) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Mass
Communication at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He has
taught broadcasting, journalism and film at the college level for 26 years.
His professional credits include jobs as a daily newspaper reporter and
editor, radio and television news producer, TV station operations manager
and film/video producer-director.