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us: Cose, Ellis



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    • found: His Energy and the urban crisis, c1978: t.p. (Ellis Cose)
    • found: A man's world, 1995: CIP t.p. (Ellis Cose) data sheet (b. 02/20/1951)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Cose, Ellis Jonathan; columnist, print journalist, newspaper editor / publisher, fiction writer; born 20 February 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, United States; in 1968, with the aid of a scholarship, Cose enrolled at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and completed his undergraduate degree in psychology (1972); wrote commentaries in the student newspaper; honed his skills as a columnist, national correspondent, and editor at the Chicago Sun-Times; earned a master's degree in science technology and public policy at George Washington University (1978); director of energy policy studies for the Joint Center for Political Studies, a black think tank (1977-1979); editorial writer and columnist for the Detroit Free Press (1979); resident fellow at the National Academy of Sciences and the National Research Council (1981); president of the Institute for Journalism Education at the University of California at Berkeley (1983-1986); president of the Gannett Center for Media Studies at Columbia University (1987); chair of the editorial board of the New York Daily News (1991-1993); in the early 1990s he contributed articles, and reviews, mainly dealing with issues of race and society to major national newspapers and magazines; became a contributing editor to Newsweek magazine in 1993)
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    • PS3553.O738
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    • 1979-07-25: new
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