Missouri School of Journalism welcomes a new faculty member, announces promotions

Jeanne Abbott, Robert Greene, Sungkyoung Lee, Cristina Mislán, Susan Renoe, Jennifer Rowe, Elizabeth Stephens, Scott Swafford

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 17, 2020) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomes a new faculty member and announces promotions for seven others for the 2020-21 academic year.

Those promoted to the academic rank of professor are Jeanne Abbott, Jennifer Rowe and Scott Swafford. All are members of the School’s professional practice faculty.  Cristina Mislán, a member of the journalism studies faculty and Sungkyoung Lee, a member of the strategic communication faculty were promoted to the academic rank of associate professor with tenure; and Robert Greene and Elizabeth Stephens, both members of the journalism professional practice faculty, were promoted to the academic rank of associate professor.

Susan Renoe
Susan Renoe

The new faculty member is: Susan Renoe, Assistant Professor.

Susan Renoe joins the Strategic Communication faculty. Currently, she also serves as the MU Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research, Extension & Engagement, a joint position between the Office of Research & Economic Development and the Office of Extension & Engagement. In this role, Renoe works to strengthen the university’s impact on the state of Missouri. She is also Principal Investigator and Executive Director of the National Science Foundation-funded (NSF) Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society.

Updated: August 18, 2020

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