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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Profile

 
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 Timbs, Larry   Name:  Larry Timbs 
Title:  Associate Professor of Mass Communication 
Education:
Ph.D., University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication
M.A., University of South Carolina
B.A., English, College of William and Mary
Office:  203 Johnson Hall  
Phone:  803/323-4533 
E-mail:  timbsl@winthrop.edu  
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Area(s):
Power of the Press, Community and Civic Journalism, Journalism Education, Journalism History, Collegiate Press, Ethical and Legal Issues in Mass Communication, Freedom of Information, Media Technology, Newsroom Diversity, Intellectual Property Rights, Travel Journalism, Freelance Writing
Dr. Timbs teaches a variety of courses in print and electronic/web journalism at Winthrop. His writing has been published in national and regional trade publications and occasionally in area daily newspapers. Timbs is a member of the S.C. Press Association Collegiate Division Committee; founder and faculty adviser of Winthrop's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; chair of Winthrop's Board of Student Publications; and faculty adviser to Winthrop's student newspaper, The Johnsonian. He is a Vietnam-era veteran, U.S. Air Force.