Katherine Sender

Katherine Sender
Communication

Katherine Sender is a professor in the department of Media, Film and Television Studies at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She was assistant, then associate professor at the Annenberg School at Penn from 2002-2011. She is the author of Business not Politics: The Making of the Gay Market (2004) and The Makeover: Reality Television and Reflexive Audiences(2012). She has produced a number of documentaries about media representation, includingOff the Straight and Narrow: Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, and Transgender People on Television(1998, 2006) and Brand New You: Makeover Television and the American Dream (forthcoming). She is a research fellow at the Five Colleges Women’s Studies Research Center in Amherst, MA, for fall 2013.

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