Eastern Michigan University
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Carol Schlagheck

Full Professor

Dr. Carol Schlagheck 121 Quirk




PhD, Mass Communication, Bowling Green State
MA, Journalism, Michigan State University

Interests and Expertise

Carol Schlagheck is a professor of journalism, and has more than 25 years of journalism experience. She was a founder of a Toledo-area community weekly, which she edited for two years. She then worked at the Monroe (Mich.) Evening News as a reporter, feature editor and copy editor for more than 10 years, and continues to work as a freelance writer for newspapers and magazines.

Professor Schlagheck is a member of the English Department Writing Committee and is chair of the university's Student Media Board, which oversees the Eastern Echo, the EMU student newspaper.


Introduction to Journalism
News Writing and Reporting
Feature Writing
Magazine Writing
Advanced Reporting

Recent Publications and Presentations

"Newspaper Readership Choices by College Students"

"Researching the Story"

"The Formation of Interest in Society via Newspaper Use"

"Journalism as an Interdisciplinary Pursuit"

"Newspaper Readership Choices of Young Adults"