Associate Professor and Chair of Communication Arts
B.A., Hunter College of the City University of New York
M.A., New York University
Ph.D., New York University
Laura Tropp specializes in media and politics and representations of pregnancy and motherhood in popular culture. She teaches courses in communication theory, media history, campaigns and elections, media law and new communication technologies. Her current research focuses on representations of pregnancy and motherhood in media, and the use of television in voter mobilization drives. Tropp is currently at work on a manuscript on pregnancy and media titled, A Womb with a View: America’s Growing Public Interest in Pregnancy.