Linda Crafton, EdD

  • Professor - Communication
  • Department
  • PHONE: (262) 595-2616
  • EMAIL: crafton@uwp.edu
Linda Crafton

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Critical Media Literacies
  • Women & Gender Studies
  • Identity
Linda Crafton completed her doctoral studies in Language, Literacy, and Culture with an emphasis in Reading/Literacy at Indiana University. Prior to coming to UW Parkside, Dr. Crafton was a Professor at Northeastern Illinois University and a Director of Teacher Education Assessment at Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy where she also taught graduate courses in literacy.

Teaching Interests

Critical media literacy and all things related to social justice, particularly, communication & gender, and race, class, gender and sexuality in the media.

Research Interests

I research and write about critical media literacy, women's and gender studies, feminism, and social justice.

Consulting Interests

Women's and Gender Studies

Teaching Awards

2015: Awarded to faculty and staff who show dedication to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability, Rangers in Action, Diversity Office

Departmental Service

: Other - Department Liaison on Assessment
COMM 207 - INTRO TO COMM DISCIPLINE I
COMM 208 - INTRO TO COMM DISCIPLINE II
COMM 315 - COMMUNICATION AND GENDER
COMM 330 - COMMUNICATION & SOCIALIZATION
COMM 430 - DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA COMM
COMM 463 - GNDR/RACE/CLAS/SEXUALITS MEDIA
COMM 468 - MEDIA LITERACY PROJECT
COMM 495 - SENIOR SEMINAR
COMM 499 - INDEPENDENT STUDY
WGSS 110 - INTRO WMNS/GENDR/SEXUALTY STDS
WGSS 315 - COMMUNICATION AND GENDER
WGSS 463 - GNDR/RACE/CLAS/SEXUALITS MEDIA
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