Professor Emeritus-in-Service, Director of Business to Business Communications, Senior Director of Media Management Center
Relocated in sunny Santa Barbara, Calif., Abe currently serves as Professor Emeritus in Service and Director, Business to Business Communications at Medill. Other Medill efforts include: MMC (Media Leadership Center); administrator, McAllister Top Manager / Editor fellowships; instructor, “Inside B2B Media;” former director / advisory board member, National Arts Journalism Program. Professional work: master series contributing editor, Travel Weekly; magazine consultant, brand content auditor, seminar lecturer in the US, UK, Hong Kong, The Philippines, China, Malaysia. Author, "Uncovering the '60s: The Life and Times of the Underground Press"; contributing writer, "Voices from the Underground", "Rolling Stone's History of the ‘60s," "The Eighties: A Look Back.” Honors: member, Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame; Educator of the Year, AEJMC magazine division; lifetime achievement award, ASBPE. Former associate and contributing editor, Rolling Stone; former contributing editor, Satisfaction magazine; former consulting editor, Outside; former reporter, Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Daily News.