B.A. 1974, CSU Fresno
M.A. 2005, Cal State Northridge.
Prof. Bowen is the former asst. managing editor/features editor for the Santa Barbara News-Press; former reporter and editor at the Tahoe Daily Tribune and Paradise Post. Areas of teaching include reporting and editing for newspapers and magazines, as well as women and diversity in the media. Came to CSUN in 2000.