College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Wayne Rowe

Wayne Rowe Office:  Building 1-305
Phone: 909-869-4589

Wayne Rowe (Ph.D., University of Southern California) is Professor of Communication. He teaches in the Journalism and Public Relations options.

Professor Rowe has been a professional photographer for more than 40 years in a variety of commercial areas. His work has illustrated high school and college textbooks for Harper & Row Publishers, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., and Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Publishers. His editorial and interior photography has appeared in Architectural DigestArt & Antiques MagazineCaliforniaHomesHoliday MagazineInteriors Magazine, and Contract Magazine. His advertising photography has concentrated on consumer and trade magazine advertisements, brochures, sales catalogues, calendars, posters, and post cards with the bulk of the work being contracted by interior designers, product manufacturers, and advertising agencies. Professor Rowe is currently working on a book titledThe Magic of Photographic Lighting.

Professor Rowe teaches:

  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Understanding and Appreciating the Photographic Image

Sample Publications:

Rowe, W. (2012). [Photographs of six different subjects]. Link pour AIDS, Grand Palais Museum, Paris, France. [Photography exhibit]

Rowe, W. (2010). Zen and the magic of photography: Learning to see and to be through photography. Santa Barbara: Rocky Nook.

Rowe, W. (2001). Zen and the art of photography. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies14, 67-74.

Rowe, W. (1999). Racine's Phaedra as poetic photojournalism. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies12, 157-168.

Rowe, W. (1995). The wordless doctoral dissertation: Photography as scholarship. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies8, 21-30.