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Lauren Anderson

Doctoral Candidate

Office:
UCC 3130

Education

Ph.D., Florida State University

  • School of Communication            
  • Primary Area of Study: Cultural and Rhetorical Studies
  • Secondary Area of Study: Media Studies
  • Cognate: Sports Management
  • Expected Graduation: May 2017      

M.A., Pepperdine University                                                                                           

  • Department of Communication            
  • Primary Area of Study: Persuasion and Social Change
  • Graduation: April 2013

 B.A., University of Illinois                                                       

  • Department of Communication    
  • Graduation: April 2011         

Research Interests

Critical/Cultural Studies, Feminist Theory, Sports Communication, Gender-Based Violence, Media Representations of Gender and Race, Media Literacy, Qualitative Methods

Teaching Interests

Sports, Media, & Society, Contemporary Human Communication, Fundamentals of Speech, Introduction to the Mass Media, Online Communication and Presence

Publications & Research

Publications

Hawzen, M., Anderson, L., & Newman, J. (in press). Football, rape culture, and the Neoliberal University (as) brand: Reflections on institutional governance in the Jameis Winston rape investigation. In R. King-White (Ed.), Sport in the Neoliberal University: Profit, Politics, and Pedagogy. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

Presentations 

Anderson, L. & Raney, A. (2016, November). Exploring the relationship between sports fandom and the Black Criminal Stereotype. Presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Anderson, L. (2016, November). Sport and domestic violence: When media representations meet reality. Presented at the annual conference of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, Tampa, FL.

Anderson, L. & Hawzen, M. (2015, November). The NFL Combine: Sport labor and the biopolitical art of evaluation. Presented at the annual conference of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, Santa Fe, NM.

Anderson, L. (2015, August). Sport, media representations, and domestic violence: Ray Rice and the truth behind closed doors. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Francisco, CA.

Anderson, L. & Looney, E. (2014, August). Antitrust exemptions, football, and an (anti)competitive marketplace: An analysis of the future of the relationship between NFL Sunday Ticket and DirecTV. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Montreal, Canada.

Anderson, L. (2014, March). Putting on the game face: Sport and masculinity in the defense of Alex Rodriguez. Presented at the annual Summit of the International Association for Communication and Sport, New York City, NY.