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Jon Marshall

Jon Marshall


Associate Professor

Phone:847-467-2450Office: Fisk 204B

Jon Marshall's research focuses on journalism history and the relationship between presidents and the press, especially investigative reporting. His books include Clash: Presidents and the Press in Times of Crisis and Watergate's Legacy and the Press: The Investigative Impulse.

Marshall has been interviewed by CNN, MSNBC, Univision, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Al Jazeera, The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, Vox, The Washingtonian, Historiography, History Today, AFP, La Nacion,, Chicago Tonight, Fox 32 Chicago, KMOX, KTLA, WAMC, WBAI, WGN, Wisconsin Public Radio, and the American Trends, Campbell Conversations, Connors Forum, E&P Reports, IdeaSphere, Majority Report, Politics Done Right, Tell Me Everything, Utterly Moderate, and Western Civ podcasts.

He is the winner of the President’s Award for Sustained and Meritorious Service by the American Journalism Historians Association and the Best Guest Award by the Journalism History podcast. His book Clash:Presidents and the Press in Times of Crisis was a finalist for the American Journalism Historians Association’s and the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication’s book of the year awards.

Marshall is a former reporter for the Tampa Tribune and Daily Herald and columnist for Quill magazine.