C. Lee Harrington

Fall 2018 Office Hours

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C. Lee Harrington


Professor of Sociology
Affiliate Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies


PhD Sociology: University of California-Santa Barbara
MA Sociology: University of California-Santa Barbara
BA Sociology: Rice University

C. Lee Harrington is Professor of Sociology and Social Justice Studies. She received her BA from Rice University and her MA and PhD from the University of California-Santa Barbara. She has been a member of the Miami faculty since 1990. her research areas include media studies, sociology of culture, and sociology of law.

Recent Publications

Harrington, C.L. (Forthcoming). “Soap Stars.” Routledge Handbook of Celebrity Studies, edited by Anthony Elliott. London: Routledge.

Harrington, C.L. (Forthcoming). “Time, Memory and Aging on the Soaps.” Ageing and Old Age in TV Series, edited by Anita Wohlman and Maricel Oro-Piqueras. Transcript.

Bielby, D.D. and C.L. Harrington (Forthcoming). “The Lives of Fandom.” Fandom: Identitiesand Communities in a Mediated World (2nd ed), edited by Jonathan Gray, Cornel Sandvoss and C. Lee Harrington.  New York: New York University Press.

Harrington, C. L., Scardaville, M., Lippmann, S. and D. D. Bielby. (2015). “Soap Operas and Artistic Legitimation: The Role of Critical Commentary.” Communication, Culture & Critique. DOI: 10.111/cccr.12102

Harrington, C.L., D.D. Bielby and A.R. Bardo, Editors.  (2014). Aging, Media, Culture. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.