Edy, Carolyn

Department: 
Communication
Area: 
Journalism
Department Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Phone: 
828-262-7759
Office: 
239 Walker Hall
Education: 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.A., Ph.D.

St. Lawrence University, B.A.

Courses Taught: 

COM2600 Introduction to Journalism, COM3600 Feature Writing, COM3210 Copy Editing

Publications: 

"Women's Magazine Coverage of Heart Disease Risk Factors: Good Housekeeping Magazine, 1997 to 2007." Women & Health 50, 2, 2010.

"Juggernaut in Kid Gloves: Inez Callaway Robb, 1900-1979." American Journalism 27, 4, Fall 2010.

Guest Essay:

"Getting the Story: A Study of the State of Literary Journalism in the American Academy," in Literary Journalism: The Newsletter of the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies 3, 4, Fall 2009.

Book Review:

Review of Global Journalism Research: Theories, Methods, Future, M. Löffelholz and D. Weaver. (Blackwell Publishing, 2008.) In Global Media Journal 7, 13, Fall 2008.

Encyclopedia Entries:

"Christiane Amanpour," "Wangari Maathai," "Helen Thomas," and "Katrina vanden Heuvel." In The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World. Ed. Mary Zeiss Stange, Carol K. Oyster, & Geoffrey J. Golson. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2011.

Conference Papers:

"Juggernaut in Kid Gloves: Inez Callaway Robb, 1900-1979." Presented as Top Student Paper in the History Division at the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication Convention in Boston, August 2009.

"Women's Magazine Coverage of Heart Disease Risk Factors." Presented to the Science and Communication Interest Group at the AEJMC Convention in Boston, August 2009.

"Getting the Story: An Exploration of Literary Journalism at ACEJMC-Accredited Schools." Presented at the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies conference in Evanston, Ill., May 2009.

"Shades of Truth, Harm and Malice: Emergence of the Subsidiary Meaning Doctrine." Presented to the Law & Policy Division, AEJMC Convention in Chicago, August 2008. 

Awards:

Mary Gardner Award for Graduate Student Research, AEJMC Annual Convention, 2010.

Schlesinger Library Dissertation Grant, Harvard University, 2010.

Joseph L. Morrison Award for Excellence in Journalism History, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2010.

Minnie S. and Eli A. Rubinstein Research Award, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2010.

Top Student Paper, History Division, AEJMC Annual Convention, 2009.

Roy H. Park Doctoral Fellowship, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2007 to 2010.


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