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Orly Shachar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director, Internship Program

Dr. Orly Shachar has presented her research at national conferences and symposiums such as the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conventions and the International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society. Her work has been published in journals including Public Understanding of Science, War and Society and the Pantaneto Forum. She was the founding adviser of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter at Iona College. In addition, she has served on the Faculty Senate, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, the Shared Governance Project Team, and the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Committee.

Journal Articles

  • “The Israeli Womb: Images of Gendered Nationalism in the Israeli Press,” in Theresa Carilli and Jane Campbell (Eds.), Women and the Media: Diverse Perspectives
  • “The Invisible Female Patient: The New Reproductive Technologies Discourse in the Medical Literature,” The Pantaneto Forum
  • “Spotlighting Women Scientists in the Press: Tokenism in Science Journalism,” Public Understanding of Science

Conference Presentations

  • “‘If We Women Have an Equal Right with You in Virtue’: The Framing of Women’s Roles in the 1775 Occasional Letter on the Female Sex and in the 1975 Equal Rights Amendment Public Discourse,” presented at the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium
  • “Hopeful Transition to Parenthood": Metaphoric Mobilization in Web Framing of Fertility Clinics,” presented at the AEJMC Convention
  • “The ‘Miracle Infertility Treatments’: Rhetorical Strategies in Fertility Clinic Websites,” presented at the 5th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society
  • “Imagery of Gendered Nationalism in the Israeli Press,” presented at the National Communication Association


  • Best Faculty paper
  • Merit Pay Award
  • Faculty Enrichment grant
  • Faculty Fellowship
  • Faculty/Student Research Grant