Ph.D., Emory University
201 Popular Culture Building
Becca Cragin received her Ph.D. in Women's Studies from Emory University in 2002. Her research examines the representation of feminist and queer issues in television and film, particularly in comedy and crime genres. Some of the courses she teaches include: TV Sitcoms, Popular Culture Research, Watching the Detectives: Gender, Crime, and the Media, and TV as Popular Culture (grad).
Contemporary TV (comedy/crime genres), queer and feminist representation on TV, queer and feminist media and cultural studies.
Cragin, Becca (2015) “Teaching Sexuality through Media,” Feminist Teacher, vol. 25, no. 2-3, pp. 169-188.
Cragin, Becca. “Nobody’s a Freak No More”: Comedy and Drama in Season 3 of Orange is the New Black, Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, Seattle, WA (March 2016).