Dr. Donna King


Contact Dr. Donna King
Office: BR 248
Phone: 910.962.3574
Email: kingd@uncw.edu


Ph.D. Sociology, City University of New York, Graduate Center

1986 M.A. Psychology, University of West Georgia

1979 B.A. Music, State University of New York at New Paltz

Courses Taught

Introduction to Sociology

Media & Society

Sociology of Children and Childhood

Popular Culture

Self & Society


Current Research Projects

Donna King and Carrie Lee Smith, editors. 2012. Men Who Hate Women and Women Who Kick their Asses: Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy in Feminist Perspective. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press.

Donna King. Forthcoming. “Toward a Feminist Theory of Letting Go.” Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies

Nicholas Chagnon and Donna King. 2012. “Challenges in Minimizing Teacher Authority while Facilitating a Student-owned Activism Project,” Humboldt Journal of Social Relations: Special Issue on Social Justice Actions, Teaching & Research.

It's a Girl Thing: Tween Queens and the Commodification of Girlhood. Documentary film. 2012. Shannon Silva, writer, producer, director. Donna King, writer, producer.


Specialty Areas

Media and Democracy

Feminist Critiques of Consumer Culture

Bodies and Embodiment

Letting Go and the Evolving Self

Current Service Activities

Sociology Undergraduate Coordinator

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