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Marilyn Greenwald

Marilyn Greenwald
Professor Emerita

Greenwald’s teaching and interest areas are media history, arts criticism, biographical writing, non-fiction book publishing, and women in journalism.

EDUCATION: Ph.D., communication, Ohio State University, 1991; M.A., journalism, Ohio State University, 1984; B.A. journalism and Spanish, Ohio State University, 1975.

EXPERIENCE: Business reporter for the Columbus Dispatch, 1986; Business and news reporter for the Columbus Citizen-Journal, 1978-85; Entertainment editor and copy editor for The Telegraph in Painesville, Ohio, 1976-78.

PUBLICATIONS/RESEARCH: Author of Pauline Frederick Reporting: A Pioneering Broadcaster Covers the Cold War (Potomac Books, 2015); Cleveland Amory: Media Curmudgeon and Animal Rights Crusader (University Press of New England, 2009); author of The Secret of the Hardy Boys: Leslie McFarlane and the Stratemeyer Syndicate (Ohio University Press, 2004); author of A Woman of the Times: Journalism, Feminism and the Career of Charlotte Curtis (Ohio University Press, 1999) (Book named a Notable Book of the New York Times, 1999); co-author of The Big Chill: Investigative Reporting in the Current Media Environment (Iowa State University Press, 2000) (Book received national Sigma Delta Chi award for research, 2000); co-author of Reporting Public Affairs: The Citizens News (Wm. C. Brown, 1991); various articles in peer-reviewed and popular publications, including the Washington Post, Journalism History and others; convention papers for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and the American Journalism Historians Association.