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Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives

Carol Stabile is professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and associate dean of strategic initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon. She researches the history of gender, race, and class in media institutions. She received her PhD from Brown University. She is the award-winning author of three books: Feminism and the Technological FixWhite Victims, Black Villains: Gender, Race, and Crime News in US Culture; and The Broadcast 41: Women and the Anti-Communist Blacklist. Her articles have appeared in Camera Obscura, Cultural Studies, and South Atlantic Quarterly. She co-founded the Fembot Collective and co-edits the Feminist Media Studies book series for University of Illinois Press. Her book, The Broadcast 41: Women and the Broadcast Blacklist (Goldsmiths University Press, 2018) tells the story of a group of women who were driven from US media industries during the Cold War. Stabile received an American Council of Learned Scholars (ACLS) Fellowship to complete the book and is working on a digital companion to it. She is currently collaborating with digital humanities scholar Roopika Risam on a new digital publishing project, Reanimate, aimed at restoring the contributions of women and people of color to media history and documenting lost innovations, creativity, and resistance within media industries.