Dr. Julie D. O'Reilly earned her Ph.D. in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University, following corporate work as a marketing communications consultant, an M.S. in Journalism from Ohio University, and a B.A. in Communication and Writing from Millikin University. At Heidelberg, she teaches courses in communication, media and gender studies, including Mass Media in Society, Interpersonal Communication and Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies. Her research area is feminist media studies, with a focus on the representation of gender on television and in popular fiction. She has published in The Journal of American Culture and Clues: A Journal of Detection. She is completing a book about female television characters with supernatural or superhuman abilities that will be published by McFarland & Company.
Position:Chair, Department of Communication & Media
Position:Assistant Professor of Communication and Women's and Gender Studies
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