Dr. Robert Rabe

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Graduate Coordinator
Mass Communication History
Media & Cultural Studies
News Reporting and Writing
Smith Hall Communications 122A


Dr. Robert Rabe teaches news reporting and writing, history of mass communication, and media and cultural studies at Marshall University, where he has been on the faculty since 2007. Rabe earned a BA in American History from the University of Nebraska and a MA and PhD in Mass Communication from the University of Wisconsin. He has published a number of articles, book chapters, and reviews about American journalism during the Cold War era.  He is the book review editor for JHistory and the founding editor of The Journal of 20th Century Media History .   He lives in Huntington and spends breaks in Durango, Colorado, with his wife, Cory, and their two cats.