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Jonathan Anzalone, PhD

Assistant Director, Center for News Literacy

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Jon AnzaloneJonathan joined the Center for News Literacy in 2007 as one of its first graduate teaching fellows. After completing his Ph.D. with the Stony Brook history department, he stayed at the School of Communication and Journalism as a news literacy lecturer and recitation leader. 

In addition to teaching news literacy, Jonathan has taught for the history department, the School of Professional Development, the writing and rhetoric department, the public health graduate program and the Center for Medical Humanities. He also teaches history at Suffolk County Community College and American studies at SUNY Old Westbury.

Jonathan has presented his research at conferences hosted by the American Historical Association, the Boston Environmental History Seminar, the American Society for Environmental History, the Yale University Working Group on Global Environmental History, and the New York State Historical Association. He is the recipient of the ASEH Morgan and Jeanie Sherwood Travel Grant, the New York Archives Partnership Trust's Larry J. Hackman Research Residency, the Stony Brook Presidential Fellowship and the Stony Brook History Department Jackson Turner Main Award for Outstanding Research Paper. 

He is currently working on a book proposal based on his dissertation, "Creating a Modern Wilderness Playground: The Transformation of the Adirondack State Park, 1920-1980."

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