Linda Lumsden

About Linda Lumsden

Her latest book, Social Justice Journalism: A Cultural History of Social Movement Media from Abolition to #womensmarch, will be by published by Peter Lang Ltd. in summer 2019. Her historiography in American Journalism's Special Issue: Woman Suffrage and the Media (April 2019) will be condensed into a chapter of a book to be published by University of Illinois Press in 2020 to commemorate the Nineteenth Amendment centennial. Also author of Black, White, and Red All Over: A Cultural History of the Radical Press in Its Heyday, 1900-1917 (Kent State, 2014), she has written about numerous forms of social movement media, including the suffrage press, black press, feminist press, and socialist press as well as Occupy movement media and online “contentious journalism” in Malaysia, where she spent 2012-13 as a J. William Fulbright Core Scholar. She teaches courses in journalism history, social justice journalism, journalism ethics, and journalism, gender, and race.  She is the school's director of graduate studies for 2018-19.                                                                                                       



Areas of Study

journalism history, social movement media, 20th century American women's history

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Contact Information

Linda Lumsden
Professor, affiliated with Gender and Women's Studies
Telephone: 520-626-3635
Fax: 520-621-7557
Office: Marshall Room 338
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B.A., Sociology, Central Connecticut State University

M.A., Magazine, Syracuse University;

Ph.D., Mass Communication, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Courses Taught

JOUR/HIST 487/587 History of American Journalism

JOUR 489/589 Ethics and Diversity in the News Media

JOUR/GWS 432/532 Social Justice Journalism

JOUR/GWS 344 Gender, Race, and Journalism