Ralph J Begleiter


Phone: (302) 521-3773

Email: ralph.begleiter@udel.edu

Office: 190A Graham Hall

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421, aboyle@udel.edu
  • A former CNN World Affairs Correspondent, Begleiter covered international politics, traveling to 100 countries on all 7 continents.
  • Director of the Center for Political Communication, exploring the effects of emerging communication technologies on elections and policy debates.
  • Successfully used the Freedom of Information Act to secure public release of photos of returning war casualties to the United States. (Dover Air Force Base)
  • Can discuss journalism, politics (domestic and international) and media, as well as political communication.
  • Director of UD's Global Agenda and National Agenda speaker programs and courses for 15 years

Curriculum Vitae:

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Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Communication
Distinguished Journalist in Residence, Communication
Distinguished Journalist in Residence, Political Science and International Relations

In The News:
Heated debate follows capture of Boston suspect (Deutsche Welle (Germany))
Can photos from Gaza help blaze the path to peace? (Huffington Post)
Romney vs. Obama: Presidential debates rarely change votes, but stakes remain high (ABC News)
Real people get 15 minutes of fame on convention stage (USA Today)
Selected Media Appearances (PBS, NPR, CNN.com, etc.)

UDaily Articles:
International Education Week panel encourages students to say 'yes'
UD launches Center for Political Communication
State Department official discusses public diplomacy issues
Climate change, sustainability highlighted in afternoon panel
Former CIA and KGB agents share inside look at espionage

journalism, broadcasting, communication, politics, media, social media