Eleanor researches broadcasting history, specifically, informal and formal economies of exchange and distribution. As a cultural studies scholar, her work also considers how broadcasting and the practices of cultural circulation are shaped by new media and technologies, socio-political context and ideologies. Eleanor’s research experience and training has prepared her to teach a wide range of courses related to critical media studies, broadcasting, cultural theory and qualitative research methods.


  • Studies broadcast history, media and cultural studies, audience and fan studies, media industries and labor, gender and sexuality
Past Affiliations

Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication Arts, Social Sciences Division, College of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison (past)

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Media and Cultural Studies, 2016
MA, University of Maine, Communication Studies, 2010
BA, California State University, Monterey Bay, Human Communication, 2006