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Kara Van Cleaf


Martino Hall, Room 701



PhD, Sociology from The Graduate Center, CUNY

Biography and Research Interests

Gender, Digital Technology, Labor, Motherhood, Fashion

Selected Publications

"Of Woman Born to Mommy Blogged: The Journey From the Personal As POlitical to the Personal as a Commodity." Women's Studies Quarterly, 2015, 43, 3 &4, 247-264.

"Our Mothers Have Always Been Machines: The Conflation of Media and Motherhood" in The Digital Sociology Handbook (2016).

Courses Taught

Intro to Digital Technologies / Digital Cultures / Social Media / Fashion and Digital Technology / Nerds, Geeks, and Bros