Edward Alwood
Edward M. Alwood

Adjunct Professor
Philip Merrill College of Journalism
University of Maryland
College Park, MD.

Professional Experience
Academic Experience
Research Interests
Research Awards
Conference Papers
Media Interviews
Teaching Areas
Teaching Philosophy


Tankard Winners: Scholarly Publishing

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC): 2010

Researching Cold War History

AEJMC: 2009

Consumers and Practitioners: Sexual Minorities Across the Media - Respondent

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC): 2007

The Trials and Tribulations of Researching the Cold War Era

American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA)/AEJMC Joint Spring Conference: 2006

Gay Students, Schoolyard Bullies, and the News

Leroy F. Aarons Summer Institute on Sexual Orientation Issues in the News - University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication: 2005

A Close Look at Difficult Pedigogical Encounters: Facing Resistance, Handling Dissent, and Transforming Perspectives in the Classroom

AEJMC: 2005

Crossing Borders and Boundaries: Talking About Religion, Same-sex Marriage and Gay Bishops in the U.S. and Canada - Respondent

AEJMC: 2004

In and Out: Has Gay Journalism Become Too Successful for its Own Good?

National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association: 2003

Dialogue on Gay and Lesbian Issues in Journalism Education

AEJMC: 2001

Sexual Minorities in the Public Sphere

International Communication Association (ICA): 2001

Along the Straight and Narrow: Media Depictions of Lesbians and Gays

ICA: 1999

Lessons Learned: Graduate Students on Presenting/Networking at Conferences

AEJMC Southeastern Regional Colloquium: 1999

From the Stacks to the Streets: Media Research and Media Activism

National Communication Association: 1998

Seeing is Believing: Images of Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals on Television

Media Education Foundation Symposium
University of Massachusetts, Amherst: 1997

Invited Lectures

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
March 2008

Shelton High School

Shelton, Connecticut
February 2006

University of Colorado

January 2005

University of Georgia

January 2005

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

January 2004

University of Oregon (teleconference)

November 2003

Taos Talking Picture Festival

Taos, New Mexico
April 2002

University of Maryland at College Park

October 1999

University of Southern California

September 1999

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

April 1999

Duke University

October 1997

University of Massachusetts

September 1997

Keynote: "Gays, Lesbians, and the News Media"

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association

George Mason University