Adjunct Instructor of Journalism & Public Policy

Contributing Editor, The Oxford American



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Bronwen Dickey is a contributing editor at The Oxford American and the author of Pit Bull: The Battle over an American Icon (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016). Her writing has also appeared in Best American Travel Writing 2009The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Virginia Quarterly Review, NewsweekOutside,Men’s Journal, SlateGarden & Gun, Popular Mechanics, and The San Francisco Chronicle, among other publications. She is the recipient of a Hearst Editorial Excellence Award in reporting, a Lowell Thomas Award in travel journalism, and in 2017 she was a finalist for the National Magazine Award in feature writing.

She lives in North Carolina.

  • JAM 390S-40, PUBPOL 290S-40, DOCST 390S-40 The Art of Profile Writing (Fall 2024)
  • JAM 366S, DOCST 356S, PUBPOL 366S Long-form Journalism (Fall 2024)