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I am a qualitative sociologist, author, editor and op-ed and online magazine writer. I have authored Sing Us a Song, Piano Woman: Female Fans and the Music of Tori Amos (Scarecrow 2013) , edited The Beyoncé Effect (McFarland 2016) Feminist Theory and Pop Culture (Sense 2015), and have co-edited Gender and Pop Culture: A Text-Reader (Sense 2014) which has received praise from Jean Kilbourne (Killing Us Softly) and Jackson Katz (Tough Guise). My writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, The Mary Sue, and the Orlando Sentinel. I've been interviewed by NPR, USA Today, Reuters, The Tampa Bay Times, and the Orlando Sentinel, among other outlets. My areas of research are focused on gender and popular culture, feminism and media, public sociology, and feminist theory.