Kate Edenborg

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout
English and Philosophy Department
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 218 Callahan Hall
Phone: 715-232-1483
Email: edenborgk@uwstout.edu

Education

    • Ph D Mass Communication
      University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
      MN, United States, 2011
    • MA Mass Communication
      University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
      MN, United States, 2001
    • BA Communications
      University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
      Stevens Point, WI, United States, 1996

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout
        Assistant Professor
        2012 -
      • West Virginia University, School of Journalism
        Adjunct Faculty
        2010 - 2012
      • University of Minnesota, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
        Instructor/Teacher of record
        1998 - 2010
      • University of St. Thomas, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
        Adjunct Faculty
        2007

    Industry

      • Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
        Writer
        June 2006 - July 2012
      • St. Paul Pioneer Press
        Copy Editor& Designer
        December 2002 - September 2006
      • Minnesota Law & Politics
        Editorial Assistant
        January 2003 - June 2003
      • American Red Cross
        Research Consultant
        May 2002 - September 2002
      • Carlson Hospitality Worldwide/Radisson
        Media Relations
        May 2001 - February 2002
      • Wausau Daily Herald
        LifeStyle Editor
        March 2000 - August 2000
      • Wausau Daily Herald
        Assistant News Editor
        June 1999 - February 2000
      • Minneapolis Star Tribune
        Copy Editor
        March 1999 - June 1999
      • Minneapolis Star Tribune
        Staff Writer
        September 1998 - January 1999
      • Giant Media Steps (publisher of U.S. Business Litigation, Corporate Legal Times and Illinois Legal Times, national magazines)
        Editorial Assistant
        June 1997 - September 1997
      • Dunn County News (a bi-weekly community newspaper)
        Staff Reporter
        June 1996 - August 1996
      • The Pointer (the UW-Stevens Point campus weekly newspaper)
        Features Editor
        January 1995 - May 1996
      • Dunn County News (a bi-weekly community newspaper)
        Staff Reporter
        June 1995 - August 1995
      • Dunn County News (a bi-weekly community newspaper)
        Staff Reporter
        July 1994 - August 1994

    Academic - P-12

      • University of Minnesota
        Writing Consultant
        2004 - 2005

Intellectual Contributions

    Book, Chapter

    • Edenborg, K. (2014). Free Love and the Free Market: The (Non-)Politics of Business and the Subtle Sway of Cultural Shifts. Mad Men and Politics .
    • Edenborg, K., Sachsman, D. B., Rushing, S. K., & Morris Jr., R. (2009). First Lady and the Media: An Examination of Selected Newspaper Coverage of Dolley Madison. Seeking a Voice: Images of Race and Gender in the 19th Century Press , West Lafayette Indiana: Purdue University Press.
    • Edenborg, K., Garcia, H. D., Sachsman, D. B., Rushing, S. K., & Morris Jr., R. (2009). The Darlings Come Out to See the Volunteers Drilled. Seeking a Voice: Images of Race and Gender in the 19th Century Press , West Lafayette Indiana: Purdue University Press.
    • Edenborg, K., Sachsman, D. B., Rushing, S. K., & Van Tuyll, D. (2000). The Role of the First Lady and the Media: A Preliminary Case Study of New York Times Coverage of Mary Todd Lincoln, 1861-1865. The Civil War and the Press , Rutgers: Transaction Press.

    Encyclopedia Article

    • Edenborg, K., Mitchell, C., & Reid-Walsh, J. (2008). Girl Culture. , 1 and 2, Portsmouth, N.H.: Greenwood Press.

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Edenborg, K. (April, 2014). Free Love and the Free Market: The (Non-)Politics of Business and the Subtle Sway of Cultural Shifts. Midwest Political Science Association conference, Chicago, IL, United States.
    • Edenborg, K. (September, 2012). Learning a New Language: Health Communication. Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication conference, Houghton, MI, United States.
    • Roberts Edenborg, K., & Garcia, H. D. (November, 2004). ‘The Darlings Come Out to See the Volunteers Drilled’: Depictions of Women in Harper’s Weekly During the Civil War. Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War and Free Expression, Chattanooga, TN, United States.
    • Roberts Edenborg, K. (October, 2003). Caddie Woodlawn Grows Up: Constructions of Girlhood in the 1930s. American Journalism Historians Association conference, Billings, MT, United States.
    • Roberts Edenborg, K. (April, 2003). Gender, Justice and the Status Quo: Pop Culture Images of Women in Ladies’ Home Journal and Saturday Evening Post Advertisements and the Supreme Court’s Muller v. Oregon (1908) Decision. PCA/ACA 2003 National Conference, New Orleans, LA, United States.
    • Edenborg, K. (2002). Media Coverage of the First Lady. History of Mass Communication,
    • Roberts, K. (February, 2002). Notions of the First Lady in Popular Culture: An Examination of Newspaper Coverage of Mary Todd Lincoln, 1861-1865. Southwest Texas PCA/ACA 2002 Conference, Albuquerque, NM, United States.
    • Edenborg, K. (2001). The Role of the First Lady and the Media: An Examination of Selected Newspaper Coverage. Studies in Mass Communication (graduate),
    • Roberts, K. (November, 2001). The Role of the First Lady and the Media: An Examination of Selected Newspaper Coverage of Dolley Madison, 1809-1817. Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War and Free Expression, Chattanooga, TN, United States.
    • Roberts, K. (November, 1999). Media Coverage of First Ladies: A Quantitative Analysis of Indexed New York Times Coverage of Wives of U.S. Presidents, 1853-1997. Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War and Free Expression, Chattanooga, TN, United States.
    • Roberts, K. (October, 1998). Gender, Justice and the Status Quo: Images of Women in Ladies’ Home Journal and Saturday Evening Post Advertisements and the Supreme Court’s Muller v. Oregon (1908) Decision. American Journalism Historians Association convention, Louisville, KY, United States.
    • Roberts, K. (April 17, 1998). The Role of the First Lady and the Media: An Examination and Comparison of Selected Newspaper Coverage of Mary Todd Lincoln, 1861-1865. 1998 Midwest Regional AEJMC Journalism History conference, St. Paul, MN, United States.
    • Roberts, K. (November, 1997). The Role of the First Lady and the Media: A Preliminary Case Study of New York Times Coverage of Mary Todd Lincoln, 1861-1865. Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War and Free Expression, Chattanooga, TN, United States.

Applied Research

    Research assistant

    • University of Minnesota
      Literary Journalism on Trial: Masson V. New Yorker and the First Amendment (2006)

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Edenborg, K. (2015) Pursuing National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). Sponsored by National Science Foundation, $289302 (Currently Under Review).
    • Edenborg, K. Curricular Incubation Grant. Sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Stout (Funded).
    • Edenborg, K. Kriss Research Grant. Sponsored by School of Journalism and Mass Communication (Funded).

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Excellence in Scholarship, Kappa Tau Alpha National Honor Society (2006)
    • Great Ideas For Teachers scholar, AEJMC (2006)
    • Promising Professors Competition, AEJMC (2005)
    • Crystal Clarion Award, Association for Women in Communications (2004)
    • Page One Contest, Minnesota Society of Professional Journalist (2004)
    • Elected for Academic Achievement, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (1998)
    • Outstanding Student Paper Award and Outstanding Paper Runner Up Overall, American Journalism Historians Association conference (1998)

    Scholarship

    • F. Gerald Kline memorial scholarship, (2003)
    • Arle and Billy Haeberle scholarship, (2002)
    • Excellence in Journalism tuition scholarship, Reader’s Digest Foundation (1996)

    Fellowship

    • Research fellow, Center for Writing, University of Minnesota (2003)
    • Administrative fellow, School of Journalism and Mass Communication Graduate and Undergraduate Studies Center (1997)

Professional Memberships

  • Professional Editors Network
  • American Copy Editors Society
  • Children’s Literature Association
  • Popular Culture Association
  • Society of News Design
  • American Journalism Historians Association
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Service

    University

      UW Stout

      • Faculty Advisor, Fashion. Art. and Beauty. Magazine (2013 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Planning and Review Committee (2013 - Present)
      • Applied Journalism Concentration Coordinator, Professional Communication and Emerging Media Program (2013 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Student Center Advisory Committee (2013 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Advanced Writing Committee (2012 - Present)
      • Advisory Board Member, Professional Communication and Emerging Media Advisory Board (2012 - Present)
      • Honors Colloquium Leader, Honors College (2013)
      • Drama judge , Prometheus (2013)

    Professional

    • Committee Chair, American Journalism Historians Association (2013 - Present)
    • Committee Member, Editorial Board for the Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet (2013 - Present)
    • Committee Member, American Journalism Historians Association History in the Curriculum Committee (2012 - Present)
    • Steering committee, Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War and Free Expression (1999 - Present)
    • Book reviewer, Journalism History (academic journal) (2008)
    • Head, Graduate Education Interest Group, AEJMC (2006 - 2007)
    • Speaker, Best of the Midwest College Newspaper Convention (2006)
    • Chief Marketing Officer, Minnesota Women in Communications (2006)
    • Moderator, Two panels at AEJMC Convention (2006)
    • Co-Programming Chair, Graduate Education Interest Group, AEJMC (2005 - 2006)
    • Moderator, Two panels at AEJMC Convention (2005)
    • Committee Chair, Ph.D. student panel at the forum to discuss doctoral education in mass communication (2004)
    • Member, faculty search committee, School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) (2003 - 2004)
    • Coordinator, SJMC Graduate Student Organization workshops (2002 - 2004)
    • Judge, 24th Edition of the Society for News Design Competition (2003)
    • Paper reviewer, AJHA-AEJMC History Division Joint Meeting (2003)
    • Representative, SJMC Graduate Affairs Committee (2000 - 2003)
    • Judge, Associated Church Press Awards (2001)
    • Officer, Vice President, SJMC Graduate Student Organization (2001)
    • Supervisor, SJMC editing lab (1997 - 1999)
    • Contributor, Murphy Reporter (1997 - 1998)
    • Contributor, Murphy Reporter (1997 - 1998)
    • Editor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) Annual Report (1997 - 1998)
    • Contributor, Murphy Monthly and Silha Bulletin (1997)

    Community

    • Community Historian, Chippewa Valley Museum’s Here’s to Your Health exhibit (2013 - Present)
    • Board of Directors, Girls on the Run-Eau Claire County (2013 - Present)
    • Committee Member, Menomonie Young Professionals (2013 - Present)
    • Executive Board Member and Education/Outreach Chair, Tainter-Menomin Lake Improvement Association (2013 - Present)