Nancy Brendlinger teaching areas include reporting, news and feature writing, international journalism, media and society and international studies. She was a reporter, photographer, farm editor and area news editor for the Muscatine Journal (IA) and wrote and edited three newsletters at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She has worked for Peace Corps (Chad and Senegal) and USAID (Indonesia and Croatia), was a Fulbright Scholar in Indonesia and Slovakia, and was a BGSU exchange teacher in China. For four years she participated in an environmental communication/cultural exchange project with schools in Tunisia and Algeria. Outside of the School of Media and Communication, she teaches and advises for the International Studies Program and serves on the advisory board for it and the Peace and Conflict Studies minor.
The University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D. in journalism, 1990
University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S. in agricultural journalism, 1984
Iowa State University, B.S. in journalism and sociology, 1975
Basic reporting, public affairs reporting, feature writing, magazine writing, international media, and journalism and the movies. Outside of the journalism department, she teaches both the introduction and capstone courses for the International Studies program.