Tim Kiska, Ph.D.

Professor of Communications
Tim Kiska
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
Language, Culture, and the Arts
3037 College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building | 4901 Evergreen Road | Dearborn, MI 48128

Teaching Areas:

Communication, Journalism and Media Production

Research Areas:

Journalism, Media, Politics / Political Science

Biography and Education

Professional Experience:

Detroit Free Press (1970-1987)
Detroit News (1987-2002)


Ph.D. History, Wayne State University, 2003
M.A. History, Wayne State University, 1995

Selected Publications

“Richard Nixon and the Press,” In “A Companion To Richard Nixon,”  ed. Melvin Small. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011)

A Newscast For the Masses: A History of Detroit Television Journalism (Wayne State University Press, 2009

Detroit Television (Images of America)  (Arcadia Publishing, 2010)

“Who Favors Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide? The Vote on Michigan’s Proposal B,” published in Journal of Politics and Life Sciences, September 2005. Co-authored with John Strate and Marvin Zalman.

From Soupy to Nuts! A History of Detroit Television  (Momentum Books, 2005)