Carol B. Schwalbe

Director, Professor, School of Journalism, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Carol Schwalbe is a full professor and director of the University of Arizona’s School of Journalism. She teaches reporting, editing, travel writing, science journalism and environmental journalism.Carol's scholarly research focuses on the role of images in shaping ideas and public opinion during the early years of the Cold War, ethical concerns about publishing violent images, the visual framing of war and the role of the news media in advancing government accountability. Her professional writing has appeared in National Geographic publications. During her first career she worked as a senior articles editor for National Geographic magazine, a senior articles editor for National Geographic Traveler, an online producer for the National Geographic website and an editor-writer in the book division.


  • M.A., Anthropology, George Washington University