News Archive 2009-2018

Bowdoin’s Scanlon on Helen Gurley Brown, Coast to Coast and Beyond (New York Times) Archives

Jennifer Scanlon

Jennifer Scanlon


Jennifer Scanlon, Bowdoin’s William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of the Humanities in Gender and Women’s Studies, has been one busy woman.

As author of the acclaimed biography Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown (Oxford University Press, 2009. Penguin, paperback edition, 2010), Scanlon, the go-to expert on Brown’s life and impact, has been fielding media calls from across the country and around the globe.

Scanlon appeared Tuesday morning in a taped piece for CBS This Morning and on BBC World News Television, and can be found quoted in The New York Times and in news coverage by a host of other outlets.








Scanlon has been interviewed by various media outlets, including:

Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown

"Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown," now available in paperback.

Australian Public Radio
BBC London Radio 4
BBC Radio London
BBC Radio Scotland
BBC World News Television
CBS Radio News, New York City
CBS Radio News, Los Angeles
CBS This Morning
Financial Times
Globe and Mail [Toronto]
Los Angeles Public Radio
The New York Times
People magazine
Time magazine
KTRS Radio, St. Louis, Mo.
Washington Post
WBUR Public Radio, Boston
WNYC Public Radio, New York City
Women’s Wear Daily
WTOP Radio, Washington, D.C.