Sociology: Visiting Assistant Professor
Victoria Gonzalez has an M.A. in sociology from Boston College and a Ph.D. in sociology from Rutgers University. Her research focuses on marginalized populations and online social movements. She has also worked as Managing Editor of the academic journal Sociological Forum. In her teaching, she is committed to developing effective instructional tools and strategies that cultivate the creative and critical thinking of her students. Lastly, she is the proud parent of a mischievous rabbit named Neville Longbottom.
Cultural Sociology, Underrepresented Populations, Digital Communities, Digital Activism, Social Movements, LGBT representation, Media and Technology, Social Media, Qualitative Research
Contentious Storytelling Online: Articulating Activism through Negotiation of Metanarratives, (2020) Sociological Perspectives 63:4.
Swan Queen, Shipping and Boundary Regulation in Fandom, (2016) Transformative Works and Cultures, 22.