Linda Steiner is a professor at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and director of the University of Maryland's ADVANCE program, which is part of the Office of Faculty Affairs. She facilitates two peer networks for ADVANCE and leads other program initiatives.
Now in her second term as editor of "Journalism & Communication Monographs," she has published nine co-authored or co-edited books, most recently, "Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women's Suffrage."
Her research interests include media ethics, feminist theorizing and the conceptions/roles of women in the media workforce, especially journalism.
Steiner is a past president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). She worked for a small newspaper in upstate New York before going to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she earned her Ph.D.
Women and the media; women reporters; alternative media, public/citizen journalism.
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign