Associate Teaching Professor of Communication
Office: PSA 307
- MA, Journalism, Temple University, 1994
Research and Teaching Interests
- Medical writing
- Feature writing
- Copy editing
- Mass media and society
Karen Cristiano specializes in media writing and has a particular interest in medical journalism, feature writing, and copy editing. She earned her master’s in journalism from Temple University.
She serves as co-director of the capstone course for senior communication students.
Professor Cristiano spent 13 years working in daily newspapers as an editor and writer, the last seven as a medical writer for The Express in Easton, Pennsylvania. Until mid-2010, she was editor for six years of Communication Abstracts. She also served as a proofreader and associate editor for nine years.
Previous to Drexel she taught at Ursinus College and Temple University.