Brown Social Science Center, 321
DegreesColumbia University, M.S.
Barnard College, B.A.
ExpertiseJournalism, society, and politics.
ProfileEileen McNamara, a Professor of the Practice of Journalism, is a former Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for The Boston Globe. Her writing continues to appear regularly there and on the commentary pages of WBUR.org, Boston's National Public Radio station. She is at work on a biography of Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
|AMST||139b||Race and Gender in the News|
|JOUR||104a||Political Packaging in America|
|JOUR||107b||Media and Public Policy|
|JOUR||110b||Ethics in Journalism|
|JOUR||138b||The Contemporary World in Print|
Awards and Honors
Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2011)
The Yankee Quill Award, The Academy of New England Journalists (2007)
Distinguished Writing Award, American Society of Newspaper Editors (1997)
Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, Emerson College (1997)
Pulitzer Prize for Commentary (1997)
Sigma Delta Chi, National Magazine Writing Award for "Death in Cell 103" (1993)
Sigma Delta Chi, National Magazine Writing Award for "When Children Kill" (1992)
Robert F. Kennedy Foundation, Public Service Citation for "Birth In The Death Zones" (1991)
Nieman Fellowship, Harvard University (1988)
McNamara, Eileen/Eric Roth. The Parting Glass: A Toast To The Traditional Pubs of Ireland. Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2006.
McNamara, Eileen. Breakdown: Sex, Suicide and the Harvard Psychiatrist. Pocket Books, 1994.
McNamara, Eileen. Eye on the President George Bush: History in Essays & Cartoons (Abortion Essay). Chronos Publishing, 1993.