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Scholar of the Week

  • Quest Scholar of the Week, Erin Whiteside

    Erin Whiteside is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism & Electronic Media where she teaches classes in sports journalism and media diversity. Her research and teaching interests take a feminist approach to examining sports media texts, practices and ethics.

    Much of her recent work has focused on theorizing diversity in sports media organizations and she has six forthcoming articles examining the gendered sports media workplace and the challenges women face in gaining traction in this industry. She presented three papers at the recent meeting of the Association for Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication, one of which won top faculty paper honors.

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