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Barbara Kingsley-Wilson

Barbara Kingsley-Wilson has been a journalist for 20 years, covering courts, crime, education and sports for the Orange County Register, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Rochester (N.Y) Times-Union.

She also wrote sports for USA Today and worked as an intern with the Associated Press in Tel Aviv, Israel. She graduated from Ohio University with a B.S. in journalism and later earned her Masters and taught news writing in the Kiplinger Mid-career Reporting Program at Ohio State University.

She spent the summer of 1995 in Amman, Jordan as part of a Near and Middle East Research Training Program grant to study women and sports in that country. Her paper, “A Sporting Life: Interviews with Jordanian Women Athletes” was presented at the Women and Sports Conference in Alexandria, Egypt in October, 1995.

She worked 10 years at the Register before joining the journalism department of Cal State Long Beach. She also taught journalism classes at the University of Southern California before coming to CSULB in fall of 2004. She continues to write for the Register and for online news sites such as

Office Location: LA4-201C

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