Carolyn Condon Jacobs is an Assistant Professor of Media Studies in the Communication Department at Central Connecticut State University. Her research focuses on the cultural history of media, especially in relation to histories of medicine, science, and public health. Her current book project, Sanitizing Cinema: Public Health and the Regulation of American Film, considers the effects of health emergencies on the development of motion pictures in the early twentieth century. Carolyn teaches courses in mass media, media literacy, gender and media, and film history. Her work has been published in Feminist Media Histories, the Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television, In Media Res, and the Women Film Pioneers Project. Carolyn holds a Ph.D. in Film and Media Studies and American Studies from Yale University.
Cultural history, American cinema history, Health and media, Gender and media