IONA

Jack Breslin, PhD

Associate Professor
Graduate Program Director

PhD, University of Minnesota
MA, University of Georgia
BA, St. Alphonsus College

Office: Murphy Center, 2nd Fl., Room 223
Phone: (914) 633-7761
Email: jbreslin@iona.edu
Office Hours: 8:30 am - 9:30 am, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Mondays, Wednesdays; and by appointment.

Dr. Breslin joined Iona College in 2001, after a professional career in media.  He has been extensively interviewed and published about his primary research area, the media's treatment of crime victims from the legal and ethical perspectives, which was the focus of his doctoral dissertation.

Current Research & Distinctions

  • 2012 Hugh J. McCabe Memorial Award for Social Justice.
  • He is currently writing a textbook for combined media law and ethics courses, which he currentlyteaches at Iona, in addition to the introductory mass communication course and sports journalism.
  • His other research interests are international media ethics, sports journalism, and journalism history, particularly presidential press relations. 
  • His Iona service includes being moderator for the men's and women's water polo teams, and four Iona in Mission trips, including three to Africa.