Carol Stabile

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Communication Studies


BA, Mt. Holyoke College
MA, Brown University

Ph.D., English, Brown University


Carol Stabile, Director, Center for the Study of Women in Society; Professor, School of Journalism and Communication; Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

Carol Stabile earned a PhD in English from Brown University, where she did research on gender, technology, and feminist theory. Her interdisciplinary research interests focus on gender, race, class, and sexual orientation in media and popular culture She is the author of Feminism and the Technological Fix, editor of Turning the Century: Essays in Media and Cultural Studies, co-editor of Prime Time Animation: Television Animation and American Culture, and author of White Victims, Black Villains: Gender, Race, and Crime News in US Culture. Her articles have appeared in Camera Obscura, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Cultural Studies, and Feminist Media Studies.

Stabile is currently finishing a book on women writers and the broadcast blacklist in the 1950s, entitled Black and White and Red All Over: Women Writers and the Television Blacklist and working on research on gender in massively multiplayer on line games.

She is also a founding member of Fembot, a scholarly collaboration promoting research on gender, media, and technology.