Deana Rohlinger


Deana A. Rohlinger is a Professor of Sociology at Florida State University, who researches mass media, political participation, and politics in America. She is the author of Abortion Politics, Mass Media, and Social Movements in America (Cambridge University Press 2015) as well as dozens of research articles. Her new book, New Media and American Society, will be published in 2017 by New York University Press. Deana has appeared on numerous radio and TV programs and written commentary for U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, and The American Prospect.


2004 – Doctor of Philosophy, University Of California, Irvine. Major: Sociology.
2001 – Master of Arts, University Of California, Irvine. Major: Social Science.
1999 – Master of Arts, California State University, San Bernardino. Major: Interdisciplinary Studies (Sociology and Communication Studies).
1995 – Bachelor of Arts, University of Arizona. Major: Communication (Mass Communication

Professional Experience

For a list of (and links to) Deana’s public outreach activities and interviews, visit her website.

Deana Rohlinger

Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Community Engagement

Areas of Interest: Gender, Media, Social Movements

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Curriculum Vitae