Alan Sivell

Assistant Professor

Alan is the faculty advisor for The Buzz student newspaper and teaches journalism courses.

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Education and Training

  • MA, University of Iowa, Journalism
  • BA, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, Virginia, English

Areas of Professional Interest

  • Print and digital journalism
  • Non-deadline reporting
  • Media literacy for the public

Courses Taught

COMM 129 Principles of Speech
COMM 230 Media Writing
COMM 331 Advanced Media Writing
COMM 332 Print News Practicum
COMM 334 News Broadcasting
COMM 232 Media and Society
COMM 454 Contemporary Journalism


Alan Sivell

Galvin Fine Arts Center 36
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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