College of Social Sciences


Deana Rohlinger

Contact Information:

Office:    221 Pepper Center
Phone:   850-644-2493
Fax:        850-644-6208
Email:     drohling@fsu.edu

Website: www.DeanaRohlinger.com

 

Areas of Specialization

Research:

  • Social movements
  • Mass media
  • Political participation
  • Political culture and democratic processes

Teaching:

  • Undergraduate:
    • Sociology of Mass Media
    • Collective Behavior and Social Movements
    • Mass Media and Democratic Processes
  • Graduate:
    • Collective Behavior and Social Movements
    • The Contemporary Women's Movement
    • Introduction to Qualitative Methods
    • Grant Writing

Education and Recent Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor, Department of Sociology at Florida State University (2010-Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology at Florida State University (2004-2010)
  • Research Associate, Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy (Spring 2006-Present)
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, University of California-Irvine (2004)
  • M.A. in Social Sciences, University of California-Irvine (2001)
  • M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Sociology and Communication Studies), California State University (1999)
  • B.A. in Communication Studies, University of Arizona (1995)

Recent Books:

  • Rohlinger, Deana. 2015. Abortion Politics, Mass Media, and Social Movements in America. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Earl, Jennifer and Deana Rohlinger. 2012. A special issue of Research in Social Movements, Conflicts & Change titled Media, Movements, and Political Change (Volume 33).
  • Maney, Gregory, Rachel Kutz-Flamenbaum, Deana Rohlinger and Jeff Goodwin. 2012. Strategies for Social Change. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Selected Papers and Publications

 

Teaching Guides

Rohlinger, Deana and Tara Stamm. 2013. “Acting Contentiously: Social Movement Simulations in the Classroom.” Academic Exchange Quarterly, 17(2).  VIEW TEACHING GUIDE  

Selected Awards, Fellowships and Grants:

  • Seminole Leadership Award, 2012-2013, Division of Student Affairs, Florida State University.
  • Committee on Faculty Research Support (COFRS) Grant from Florida State University. “Constructing Political Discourse: Framing Life and Death in the Debate over Terri Schiavo,” funded for summer 2011.
  • National Institute of Mental Health (Investigator). “Influencing Employer Benefit Purchasing Behavior,” funded for 2008-2013.
  • Graduate Mentoring Award, 2009-2010, Florida State University, Department of Sociology.
  • ASA Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline Grant (with Gregory Maney, Kenneth Andrews, Jeff Goodwin, Rachel Kutz-Flamenbaum, Ellen Resse, and Dingxin Zhao). “Social Movement Strategies: Sources, Processes, and Outcomes.
  • Florida State University Faculty Teaching Award, 2006-2007.
  • Committee on Faculty Research Support (COFRS) Grant from Florida State University. “Social Support, Cultural Challenges, and Collective Action: An Examination of the Red Hat Society.”
  • J. Michael Armer Faculty Teacher Award, 2005-2006, Department of Sociology, Florida State University.
  • First Year Assistant Professor Grant, Summer 2005.

Vitae

Curriculum Vitae