Professor Linda Steiner.

Acting Director, Ph.D. Studies; Professor

College/University: B.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

301-405-2426 3103 Knight Hall

Linda Steiner studies how and when gender matters in news and newsrooms and how feminists use media. Other research areas include media ethics; journalism history; and citizen journalism. Current projects include researching a book about women war reporters and co-editing a handbook on gender and war.

Steiner has written, co-authored, or edited six books, as well as many book chapters and refereed articles. She is a former president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and is currently editor of Journalism & Communication Monographs.



Women and the media; women war reporters; alternative media, public/civic journalism.