Women and Gender Studies Program

USM Women and Gender Studies Alumni, Carolyn Cunningham Receives Exemplary Faculty Award

Carolyn Cunningham

April 24, 2015

Women and Gender Studies Alumni and 2011 USM Outstanding Graduate in WGS recipient, Carolyn Cunningham received the Exemplary Faculty Award at Gonzaga University this week in Spokane, Washington. Professor Cunningham graduated from USM in 1997 with a BA in Women’s Studies and received her PhD from University of Texas Austin. She currently an Assistant Professor in the Masters in Communication and Leadership Studies program at Gonzaga University in Washington state. Her research and teaching examines social impacts of new technologies, with a particular focus on gender, race and class. She is passionate about media literacy and has worked with several nonprofit organizations aimed at encouraging girls' media production.