Digital harassment, media, politics, and culture in the U.S.
Sarah Sobieraj is an award-winning teacher and researcher with expertise in media, politics, and culture. She is the author of The Outrage Industry: Political Opinion Media and the New Incivility (Oxford University Press 2014) with Jeff Berry, and Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism (NYU 2011). Her most recent journal articles can be found in PS: Political Science & Politics, Poetics, Political Communication, Social Problems, Sociological Theory, Sociological Inquiry, and The Sociological Quarterly. Her work has also been featured in venues such as The New York Times, Politico, CNN, PBS, The American Prospect, National Review, Pacific Standard, and Salon. Professor Sobieraj directs the Digital Sexism Project, investigating the impact of gender-based attacks against women online on political discourse. In her free time she enjoys reading, listening to storytelling podcasts, and talking politics.