Gretchen Soderlund is the author of Sex Trafficking, Scandal, and the Transformation of Journalism, 1885-1917 and editor of Charting, Tracking, and Mapping: New Technologies, Labor, and Surveillance, a special issue of the journal Social Semiotics. Her articles on media history, gender, sexuality, and technology have appeared in Feminist Formations, The Communication Review, Humanity, Critical Studies in Media Communication, and Sexuality Research and Social Policy Studies. Soderlund is currently working on a history of sensationalism in the British and American press.
- PhD, Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002
- BA, English, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1993
(2015). “Anti-Trafficking Movements and Journalism: Who Sets the Agenda?” Open Democracy.
(2015). “The Progressive Movement.” In The International Encyclopedia of Political Communication, Kevin Barnhurst, Ken’ichi Ikeda, Rousiley Maia, and Hartmut Wessler, Eds. Wiley-Blackwell.
(2013). Sex Trafficking, Scandal, and the Transformation of Journalism, 1885-1917. University of Chicago Press.
(2013). Charting, Tracking, and Mapping: New Technologies, Labor, and Surveillance. Guest Editor, special issue of Social Semiotics, May, 23(2).
(2012) “Approaches to Gender and Sexuality in Media History.” In Media History and the Foundations of Media Studies, John Nerone, Ed., Wiley-Blackwell, 1-17.