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Michael Deas

Michael A. Deas

Lecturer

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."