Ronald O. Howell

Associate Professor
English

Location: 4161 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x6663
Fax: 718.951.4612
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Ronald Howell has spent three decades as a working journalist, including several years as a foreign correspondent covering Latin America and the Caribbean as well as a stint covering the Middle East in 1991. He has been a full-time journalist with Newsday, The New York Daily News, Ebony, The Baltimore Evening Sun, ABCNews.com and The Associated Press. For several years he was the editor of CUNY Matters, a 40,000-circulation publication for faculty and staff of the City University of New York. He has taught at Brooklyn College (beginning in fall 2009), Long Island University - Brooklyn, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Medgar Evers College. Howell speaks Spanish and French, and he understands Haitian Creole fairly well. In 2000 he published a book about working, One Hundred Jobs: A Panorama of Work in the American City, with The New Press.

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