Consider Taking the Ottaway Seminar in Fall, Taught by Award-Winning Journalist Sarah Carr

The Ottaway Seminar this fall is tentatively titled “The Kids’ Story: Telling Stories of American Inequity Through the Lens of Youth.” The professor is Sarah Carr, a contributing editor at the Hechinger Report, former investigative editor at the Boston Globe (focusing on education and equity), and author of Hope Against Hope, for which she embedded in schools in New Orleans to tell the story of students’ and teachers’ experiences after Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading

Journalism Majors: Consider Taking the Ottaway Seminar, Taught by Pulitzer Prize Winner Bart Gellman

Attention Journalism majors: Ask your advisor about The Ottaway Seminar, a course offered each spring that features a nationally known visiting journalist who shares their expertise and experience and teaches students about the problems and issues that face reporters and the press. Former professors have included foreign correspondents, literary journalists, photo journalists and high-ranking editors.

Bart GellmanIn Spring 2022, the James H. Ottaway Sr. Endowed Professorship will be taught by Bart Gellman, Staff Writer for The Atlantic. He will be teaching a seminar titled the Literature of Fact. In order to take this course, students must be a junior or senior journalism major.  Continue reading