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Amy Hasinoff, PhD

Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vita​
Amy Hasinoff​
Office Location: ​​3313
Phone: Please contact via email
Areas of Expertise: New Media, Gender, Sexuality

Education & Degrees

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


BA, McGill, 2005


Dr. Amy Hasinoff’s (PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) research and teaching in new media and media studies has an emphasis on gender and sexuality. Her work appears in Communication and Critical Cultural Studies, New Media & Society, Critical 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​.

Select Publications

Hasinoff, A. A. (forthcoming) How to think about sexting. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press.​

Hasinoff, A. A. (2014) “Everything you wanted to know you know about Masters of Sex,” Flow 19 (6), available at:

Hasinoff, A. A. (2014) “‘MySpace led girl to Mideast’: Race, the online predator myth, and the pathologization of violence,” Sexualities 17 (4), pp. 484–500.

Hasinoff, A. A. (2014) “Blaming sexualization for sexting,” Girlhood Studies 7 (1), pp. 102-120.​

Hasinoff, A. A. (2013) “Informa​tion and consent,” Selected Papers of Internet Research, ir 14.0, 4 pp. 

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.

Courses Taught

COMM 4760/5760 New Media