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Leticia Steffen

Professor/Department Chairwoman

Leticia Steffen

Bio

Professor Leticia Steffen joined the CSU-Pueblo faculty in 2004. A native of New Hampton, Iowa, Steffen completed her bachelor’s degree at Saint Louis University with a double major in history and communications. Steffen worked as a correspondent for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Suburban Journals of St. Louis before moving to Colorado to complete a master’s in mass communications and journalism studies at the University of Denver.

Before moving to Pueblo, Steffen completed stints as science writer and editor with the University of Denver's communications office, as chief editor of news/entertainment for InfoBeat (a now-defunct new media company that was based in Denver), as publications editor at Metropolitan State College of Denver and as instructor at the Community College of Aurora.

Steffen teaches in the journalism emphasis, serving as faculty adviser for all journalism students. Steffen is active with the Society of Professional Journalists.

  • Specialties: Community journalism, gender/social issues in popular culture; parasocial relationships; gender and film; women in media.
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