Karen Grandy

Associate Professor
Sobey School of Business
Marketing

Faculty Member Information

Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship, English , University of Toronto, 2001
Ph.D., English, University of Western Ontario, 1994
M.A., English, University of Western Ontario, 1989
B.A., English, Dalhousie University, 1987

Academic Work Experience

2014 - Present, Associate Professor, Saint Mary's University
2008 - 2014, Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University
2007 - 2008, Communications Course Editor, Saint Mary's University
2004 - 2009, Designer and Session Leader, Business Writing Skills Workshop, Saint Mary's University / Mount Saint Vincent University
2001 - 2006, Lecturer, Saint Mary's University
1994 - 1995, Lecturer, Saint Mary's University
1991 - 2007, Lecturer, Mount Saint Vincent University

Non-Academic Work Experience

2004 - 2009, Subject Editor and Writer, The Canadian Enclyopedia
2001 - 2007, Web Content Provider: Textbook Supplements Writer, AB Longman Publishers

Honours

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, New Faculty Start-Up Grant Saint Mary’s University - 2008
Postdoctoral Fellowship Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada - 2001
Teaching Award Nomination Mount Saint Vincent University - 1998
Entrance and Special University Scholarships University of Western Ontario - 1988
Entrance and Dalhousie Scholarships Dalhousie University - 1987

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

Grandy Karen. "You’ve Come a Short Way, Baby: Gender of Information Sources in American and Canadian Business Magazines, 1991-92 and 2011-12", Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 91:3 (Spring - 2014), 578-89
Grandy Karen. "The Glossy Ceiling: The Coverage of Women in Canadian and American Business Magazines", Journal of Magazine & New Media Research 14:1 (Spring - 2013), 1-20
Grandy Karen. "Mother Load: Parental-Status References in Canadian Business Magazines", Canadian Journal of Communication 38:2 (Spring - 2013), 245-54
Grandy Karen. "Bylines, Headlines, Gender Lines: Women in Canadian Business Magazine in the late 1970s.", Canadian Journal of Media Studies 9:1 (Spring - 2011), 1-32
Grandy Karen. "Busy Bee, Tough Mom, Farmer’s Daughter: The Canadian Business Press Portrayal of Annette Verschuren", Canadian Journal of Communication 35:1 (Spring - 2010), 49-62
Grandy Karen. "Serving in the Home Guard: Housekeepers and Homemakers in The Children's Bach and Dancing in the Dark.", Short Story Criticism :135 (Spring - 2010)

Presentation

Grandy Karen. "Marissa’s Choice: Media Coverage of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s Maternity Leave", 5th International Conference on Women’s Studies (Spring - 2015)
Grandy Karen. "Surveying International Students’ Experience with Academic Writing", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Management Education Division) (Fall - 2014)
Grandy Karen. "In Their Own Voice: Saint Mary’s University International Students’ Perspectives on Academic Writing", Academic Writing and English Language Learners Conference (Fall - 2014)
Grandy Karen. "You’ve Come a Short Way, Baby: Gender of Information Sources in American and Canadian Business Magazines, 1991-92 and 2011-12", Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly (Spring - 2014)
Grandy Karen. "How about Now?: Male and Female Sources in Business Magazines, 1992 and 2012", Canadian Communication Association Conference (Spring - 2013)
Grandy Karen. "You Can’t Always Get What You Want. Student Suggestions for Improving a Business Communications Course", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Spring - 2012)
Grandy Karen. "How did she do it?’: Motherhood as Portrayed in the Canadian Business Press", Canadian Communication Association Conference (Spring - 2012)
Grandy Karen. "The COMM in Commerce: Business Communications Undergraduate Program Goals, Courses, and Faculty at Atlantic Schools of Business", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Business Communications Division) (Fall - 2011)
Grandy Karen. "Dek and Cover: The Framing of Female Executive Profiles in Canadian Business Magazines", Canadian Communication Association Conference (Spring - 2011)
Grandy Karen. "Keeping up with the Janeses: Women in Canadian Business Magazine since 1977", Canadian Communication Association Conference (Spring - 2010)
Grandy Karen. "New Owners, New Format, Same Old Pronouns: Women in Canadian Business Magazine, circa 1977", Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (Business History Division) (Spring - 2010)
Grandy Karen. "Women in Canadian Business Magazine: Then, Then, and Now", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Fall - 2009)
Grandy Karen. "One of the boys’: Canadian Business Press Portrayal of Annette Verschuren", Canadian Communication Association Conference (Spring - 2009)
Grandy Karen. "The Royal Treatment: Canadian Business Magazine Coverage of Mid 20th Century Royal Tours", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Business History Division) (Fall - 2008)

Conference Proceedings

Grandy Karen. "Marissa’s Choice: Media Coverage of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s Maternity Leave", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Women’s Studies (2015 - 2015)
Grandy Karen. "The Royal Treatment: Canadian Business Magazine Coverage of Mid 20th Century Royal Tours", Proceedings of the Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (2008 - 2008)

Other Publications

Grandy Karen. "Serving in the Home Guard: Housekeepers and Homemakers "
The Children`s Bach and Dancing in the Dark. Short Story Criticism 135 (Spring - 2010)
Grandy Karen. "Treego Comes to Moncton’s Centennial Park"
Saltscapes Travel (Spring - 2008)
Grandy Karen, Hay Elizabeth. "Collaborated entries"
The Canadian Encylopedia (Spring - 2008)
Grandy Karen. "Collaborated entries"
The Canadian Encylopedia (Spring - 2007)
Grandy Karen. "Collaborated entries"
The Canadian Encylopedia (Spring - 2006)