Ronald Compesi

Emeritus
Ronald Compesi
Research Interests: Video Field Production and Media Ethics

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Dr. Compesi’s primary teaching assignment is in the areas of video  production and editing, and media ethics. Dr. Compesi is author of Video Field Production and Editing, 7th edition and co-author of Introduction to Video Production: Studio, Field and Beyond. In 2007, Dr. Compesi was recognized as the outstanding Media Arts professor in the California State University System at the CSU annual Media Arts Festival.        
Dr. Compesi has held a number of administrative appointments at San Francisco State University, including Chair of the Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts Department (1986-1995), Associate Dean of the College of Creative Arts (2006-2008), 1984-1985), Interim Director of the School of Music and Dance (2004-2005) and Interim Dean of the College of Creative Arts (2006-2008).