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 Kedrowski, Karen   Name:  Karen M. Kedrowski 
Title:  Professor of Political Science; Executive Director of the Center for Civic Learning; Co-Director of the John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy 
Education:
Ph.D., Political Science, Carl Albert Congressional Studies Center and University of Oklahoma
M.A., Political Science, University of Oklahoma
B.A., Political Science, French, and History, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Office:  109 Dinkins Hall  
Phone:  803/323-2217 
E-mail:  kedrowskik@winthrop.edu  
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Area(s):
United States Government and Politics, Media, Women and Politics, Public Policy

Dr. Kedrowski has been a member of the Winthrop faculty since 1994. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma in 1992, and her B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1986. She is the author of Media Entrepreneurs and the Media Enterprise in the U.S. Congress (1996); coauthor of Cancer Activism (2007) and Breastfeeding Rights in the United States (2008); and author or coauthor of numerous journal articles, book chapters, and book reviews.

Kedrowski served as chair of the Political Science department from 2001 until 2013 and as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences from 2013-2017. In 2010, she was the visiting Fulbright Chair in Health, Indigenous Peoples, Media, and Education at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.

Kedrowski has received numerous awards and honors, including the University's Distinguished Professor Award in 2011.

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