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Professor Emeritus of Journalism, Quinnipiac University

Richard Hanley is a Professor Emeritus of Journalism at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut.

A graduate of the University of New Haven and Wesleyan University, he served as a journalist for local, national, and global media for 23 years in print, television and online before joining Quinnipiac in 2001. He has produced, written, and directed Emmy-nominated documentaries for CPTV and PBS. He founded the Sports Journalism graduate program at Quinnipiac and served as co-director of Sports Studies, an interdisciplinary minor.


  • –present
    Professor Emeritus of Journalism, Quinnipiac University


The Neilson Award for Excellence in Teaching (2023), Quinnipiac University; Mentor of the Year, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine (2017); Charter Oak Society Distinguished Faculty Member, Quinnipiac University (2007)