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Amy Hasinoff, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor



Office Location:
Student Commons 3319

My Website:
amyhasinoff.com »

Office Hours:
by appointment

Phone: n/a


Department of Communication »

Expertise Areas:
My scholarship and teaching are at the intersection of new media theory, science and technology studies, gender studies, and critical criminology. I investigate gendered norms of privacy, the criminalization of girls, the relationship between surveillance technologies and sexuality, and the porous boundary between law and mass media. By bringing gender and sexuality studies to social media, I develop new ways of studying and responding to the challenges of understanding privacy, consent, and harm in digitally mediated social interactions.

My Addresses:

Mailing Address:
Department of Communication
Campus Box 176
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Physical Location:
1201 Larimer Street
3rd Floor, Suite 3014
Denver, CO 80204

Member of the CLAS Speakers Bureau

PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010​

BA, McGill, 2005

Dr. Amy Hasinoff (PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) conducts research and teaches in new media and media studies with an emphasis on gender and sexuality. Her work appears in Communication and Critical Cultural StudiesNew Media & SocietyCritical Studies in Media Communication, and Feminist Media Studies. Dr. Hasinoff’s book, Sexting panic: Rethinking criminalization, privacy, and consent  (University of Illinois Press, 2015) examines the construction of sexting as a social problem and the responses to it in mass media, law, and education. For more information please visit her website​.

Hasinoff, A. A. (2015) Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Hasinoff, A. A. (2013) “Sexting as media production: Rethinking social media and sexuality,” New Media & Society, 15 (4), pp. 449-465.

Hasinoff, A. A. (2009) “It’s sociobiology, hon! Genetic gender determinism in Cosmopolitan magazine,” Feminist Media Studies, 9 (3), pp. 267-283.

COMM 4760/5760 New Media

COMM 4610 Communication, media, and sexuality

COMM 5710 Communication, culture, and technology

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