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Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Ph.D., 1987, communication arts
M.S., University of Tennessee, M.S., 1982, communication
B.A., Vanderbilt University, B.A. with honors, 1977, psychology, Peabody College
Dr. Ogles' primary interest is blending asynchronous distance-education platforms with on-campus instruction suitable for large enrollments in addition to social psychological effects of mass communication content and history of mass communication in the United States and Canada.
Representative PublicationsOgles, R.M. (2004) Todd Storz, 1924-1964: U.S. station owner and music-and-news innovator. In C. H. Sterling (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Radio (pp. 1346-1349). New York: Fitzroy Dearborn.Ogles, R.M. (1995). Archives of the Mass Communication and Society Division, 1965 - 1995: The Generalist Movement in AEJMC at age 30. Mass Comm Review, 22 (3 and 4), 178-204