Office: 221 Pepper Center
Areas of Specialization
- Social movements
- Mass media
- Political participation
- Political culture and democratic processes
- Sociology of Mass Media
- Collective Behavior and Social Movements
- Mass Media and Democratic Processes
- 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)
- 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
- Rohlinger, Deana and Leslie Bunnage. June 2015. "Connecting People to Politics Over Time? Internet Communication Technology and Activist Persistence in MoveOn and the Tea Party Movement." Information, Communication, and Society.
- Rohlinger, Deana, Christian Vaccaro, Miriam Sessions, and Heather Mauney. Forthcoming. "Mass Media, Social Movements, and Individual Claims-Making: An Analysis of the Terri Schiavo Case." Social Currents.
- Rohlinger, Deana, JoEllen Pederson, and Pina Valle. 2015. Inclusive Discourse? Local Media Coverage of the Terri Schiavo Case. Sociological Spectrum, 35(1), 1-24..
- Rohlinger, Deana, Jesse Klein, Tara Stamm, and Kyle Rogers. 2015. “Constricting Boundaries: Collective Identity in the Tea Party Movement” in Border Politics, Social Movements and Globalization edited by Nancy Naples and Jennifer Bickham-Mendez. New York: New York University Press.
- Brown, Robyn Lewis and Deana A. Rohlinger. 2015. "Cohort Consequences: The Effect of Political Generation on Identity and Social Change." Journal of Women & Aging.
- Rohlinger, Deana, Leslie Bunnage and Jesse Klein. 2014. “Virtual Power Plays: Social Movements, ICT, and Party Politics” pp. 83-109 in The Internet and Democracy: Voters, Candidates, Parties and Social Movements, edited by Bernard Groffman, Alex Trechsel, Mark Franklin. New York: Springer.
- Rohlinger, Deana and Jesse Klein. 2013. “From Fervor to Fear: ICT and Emotions in the Tea Party Movement” pp. 125-147 in Understanding the Tea Party edited by David S. Meyer and Nella Van Dyke. New York: Ashgate.
- Rohlinger, Deana A. and Jordan Brown. 2013. “Mass Media and Institutional Change: Organizational Reputation, Strategy, and Outcomes in the Academic Freedom Movement.”Mobilization: An International Quarterly, 18(1): 41-64.
- Meyer, David S. and Deana A. Rohlinger. 2012. "Big Books and Social Movements: A Myth of Ideas and Social Change." Social Problems, 59(1): 136-153.
- Rohlinger, Deana A. and Jesse Klein. 2011/2012. "Visual Landscapes and the Abortion Issue."American Behavioral Scientist, 56(2): 172-188.
- Rohlinger, Deana A. and Jill Quadagno. 2009. "Framing Faith: Explaining Cooperation and Conflict in the U.S. Conservative Christian Political Movement." Social Movement Research 8(4): 341-358.
- Rohlinger, Deana A. and Jordan Brown. 2009. "Democracy, Action and the Internet after 9/11."American Behavioral Scientist, 53(1): 133-150.
- Downey, Dennis and Deana A. Rohlinger. 2008. "Linking Strategic Choice with Macro Organizational Dynamics: Strategy and Social Movement Articulation," Research on Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, 28: 3-35.
- Rohlinger, Deana. 2007. "American Media and Deliberative Democratic Processes." Sociological Theory 25:122-148.
- Rohlinger, Deana A. 2006. "Friends and Foes: Media, Politics, and Tactics in the Abortion War."Social Problems 53(4): 537-561.
- Rohlinger, Deana A. 2002. "Framing the Abortion Debate: Organizational Resources, Media Strategies, and Movement-Countermovement Dynamics," The Sociological Quarterly, 43(4), 479-507.
- Rohlinger, Deana A. 2002. "Eroticizing Men: Cultural Influences on Advertising and Male Objectification." Sex Roles: A Journal of Research 46(3/4): 61-74.
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.