Participant Info

First Name
Karen
Last Name
Kedrowski
Country
USA
University
Winthrop Univeresity
Keywords
US Politics and government, women and politics, health policy, breastfeeding, breast cancer.
Availability
Media Contact

Personal Info

About Me

I am interested in American politics and policy. I conduct research in the general field of women and politics and in health policy more specifically. I am considered a leading authority on breastfeeding and breast cancer social movements and public policy specifically.

Recent Publications

Kedrowski, Karen M. and Michael E. Lipscomb. 2008. Breastfeeding Rights in the United States.Westport, CT: Praeger/Greenwood Press.

Kedrowski, Karen M. and Marilyn Stine Sarow. 2007. Cancer Activism: Gender, Media and Public Policy. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press. Released in paperback 2010.

Smith, Stephen Samuel, Karen M. Kedrowski, Joseph Ellis and Judy Longshaw. 2006 (electronic)/2008 (paper). “’Your Father Works for My Father:’ Race, Class, and the Politics of VoluntaryMandated Desegregation.” Teachers College Record. 110(5): 986-1032.

Kedrowski, Karen M. and Marilyn Stine Sarow. 2015. “Lessons Learned from the Breast and Prostate

Cancer Movements.” Cancer and Health Policy: Advancements and Opportunities. Oncology

Nursing Society Publishing Division. pp. 289-310.

 

Kedrowski, Karen M. 2014. “Cancer.” In Brent Steele, ed, Science and Politics: An A-to-Z Guide to Issues and Controversies. Washington, DC: CQ Press. pp. 79-82.

Kedrowski, Karen M. and Michael E. Lipscomb. 2009. “Breastfeeding Practices, Policies and Politics in a Global Context.” In Women and Politics Around the World: volume II, edited by Joyce Gelb andMarian Palley. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. pp. 129-142.

Media Coverage
  • Bloomberg News
  • The Boston Globe
  • “Carolina Business Review,” (WTVI, regional PBS public affairs television show)
  • CJAD (Anglophone radio station in Montreal)
  • CN2 (includes election night commentary in November 2000)
  • “Charlotte Talks” (regional radio talk show), WFAE (NPR affiliate)
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report
  • The Detroit Free Press
  • “The Danny Fontana Show (nationally syndicated talk show)
  • Dziennik (largest circulation Polish newspaper)
  • The (Rock Hill) Herald
  • The Johnsonian
  • KLTF Radio
  • News 14 Carolina TV
  • Norsk Telegrambyra (Norwegian News Agency)
  • Oncology Times
  • “Piedmont Politics” (regional educational television show)
  • The (Charleston) Post and Courier
  • Pravda (Slovak daily newspaper)
  • SCETV radio
  • The (Columbia) State
  • “Straight Talk” (regional radio talk show) on WRHI
  • Time magazine
  • Winthrop News at the Half
  • Winthrop Close Up
  • WBTV (includes election night commentary in 2010).
  • WCNC-TV (NBC-6)
  • WFAE
  • WFVT-TV
  • WNSC-TV
  • WSOC-TV
  • WRHI Radio (includes election night commentary in 2012 and 2014)
  • York Observer/Charlotte Observer


Country Focus
USA

Research Areas

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