Michael A. Deas

Michael A Deas

Phone: 847-491-5904

Office: Fisk 310

Email: m-deas@northwestern.edu

Michael Deas teaches graduate and undergraduate editing, as well multimedia reporting. Prior to joining Medill in 2006, Deas worked at the Chicago Tribune as an editor on the national-foreign and news-editing staffs. Deas served on advisory boards and panels, worked as a consultant and taught part time at several universities. He was a fellow at the Poynter and Maynard institutes. Deas was among contributors, including former President Jimmy Carter, who wrote tributes for "Grace Under Fire: Barbara Jordan's Rhetoric of Watergate, Patriotism, and Equality."