Media Effects and Communication, Gender Representations, Online Communities.
My primary areas of interest revolve around the trans experience, including aging, sexual harassment and assault, media portrayals, personal narratives as community history, and participation in online communities.
Stephenson Brooks (aka Steve Whitestone) is a Ph.D. student in the Communication Department at UCSB. They received their B.S. in Marketing (with a minor in English) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and their M.S. in Radio, Television, and Film from Syracuse University.