Dr. Amanda K. LeBlanc is a Visiting Professor of Instruction of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of South Florida (Tampa, Florida). She has an M.A. from this department (2009) and an M.A. in Communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder (2014). Her Ph.D. is in Communication from the University of South Florida (2018). Her research explores the relationship of media to culture, power, and identity, through a feminist, anti-racist, and queer lens. Dr. LeBlanc’s recent publications include an article in Critical Studies in Media Communication about American Horror Story and a book chapter on the Broadway musical Hamilton.