Dawn Heinecken

Professor and Chairperson


Research interests

My research focuses on critical/cultural approaches to the study of gender representation in popular media, cultural studies, media audience reception and feminist criticism.

Current and recent courses

  • Women in American Culture (introductory WGST course)
  • Gender & Public Dialogue (fulfills general education requirement in oral communication)
  • Body in Popular Media (cross-listed with Humanities)
  • Gender and Childrens Literature (cross-listed with English)
  • Women, Media & Culture
  • Gender and Science Fiction (cross-listed with English)