She joined Journalist’s Resource in 2015 after working as a reporter for newspapers and radio stations in the U.S. and Central America, including the Orlando Sentinel and Philadelphia Inquirer. Her work also has appeared in publications such as USA TODAY, the New York Times, Chicago Tribune and Washington Post. She has received a multitude of national, regional and state-level journalism awards and was named as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2013 for an investigative series she led that focused on hazing and other problems at Florida A&M University. Ordway was a 2014-15 Fellow of Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism. She also serves on the Journalist Advisory Board to the national Education Writers Association. @DeniseOrdway
2015 report from Yale University and the University of Florida that estimates the amount of solid waste the U.S. disposed of in 2012 and analyzes the effectiveness of U.S. landfills at capturing gas emissions.
2015 study published in Police Quarterly that uses red light camera observations to measure racial disparities in traffic violations in an attempt to clarify conflicting evidence related to racial profiling.
A 2015 research brief by two professors from Cornell University and University of Michigan and the Scholars Strategy Network explores family stability and whether unmarried, cohabiting parents are as likely as married couples to stay together.
2015 study published in New Media & Society that examines how posting a “mood meter” online alongside human-interest news articles affects readers' reaction to the stories and likelihood of sharing them.