Harrison Explores Challenges of Female Sportscasters in New Book
Journalism and Electronic Media Assistant Professor Guy Harrison recently published his first scholarly book, On the Sidelines, which explores the systemic sexism and racism that female sportscasters face in the workplace and that gendered neoliberalism maintains this status quo.
Read the book summary below followed by a Q&A with Harrison about the book’s research process and discussing these topics in the classroom:
When sports fans turn on the television or radio today, they undoubtedly find more women on the air than ever before. Nevertheless, women sportscasters are still subjected to gendered and racialized mistreatment in the workplace and online … Read more “Harrison Explores Challenges of Female Sportscasters in New Book”
Mustafa Oz, Guy Harrison Join JEM Faculty
The University of Tennessee’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media welcomes two new assistant professors this school year: Dr. Mustafa Oz and Dr. Guy Harrison. As they join the Vol family, they will swap their respective alma mater colors for Tennessee Orange.
Following his time as an assistant professor at the University of Southern Indiana, Oz is making Rocky Top his new home. He obtained his Ph.D. in journalism and a master’s in political communication from the University of Texas at Austin, and a bachelor’s degree in radio, television and cinema from Ege University.
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