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California State University, Long Beach
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Television, local, national, United States, Europe
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About Me

Dr. Maddie Liseblad is an assistant professor in the Department of Journalism & Public Relations at California State University, Long Beach. Before starting at CSULB, Liseblad taught in the School of Journalism and Strategic Media at Middle Tennessee State University and at Arizona State’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Prior to joining academia, Liseblad worked in PR for 15 years. During that time, she was a corporate spokesperson for Volvo Cars at its world headquarters in Sweden, as well as a media events manager for Volvo Cars of North America. She has also been a corporate communications director for an American portable hot tub manufacturer.

Before her PR career, Liseblad was a journalist. She has worked in television and radio, in addition to newspapers, magazines and online media. She is originally from Sweden and has worked extensively in Europe, as well as the U.S.

Liseblad is involved with the American Journalism Historians Association, the Broadcast Education Association, and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. She is the current chair for AEJMC’s history division and on the State Department’s Fulbright Specialist Roster.

Liseblad has a Ph.D. in journalism and mass communication from Arizona State’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, a M.A. in communication studies with a focus on media studies and international/intercultural communication from California State University, Sacramento, and a B.A. in journalism from Point Loma Nazarene University.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States, European countries
Expertise by Geography
Eastern Europe, United States, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
Expertise by Topic
Local & Regional