C. Lee Harrington


Professor of Sociology
Affiliate Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies


PhD Sociology: University of California-Santa Barbara
MA Sociology: University of California-Santa Barbara
BA Sociology: Rice University

C. Lee Harrington is Professor of Sociology and Social Justice Studies. She received her BA from Rice University and her MA and PhD from the University of California-Santa Barbara. She has been a member of the Miami faculty since 1990. Her research areas include media studies, sociology of culture, and sociology of law.

Recent Publications

Harrington, C.L. (2019). "Til Death Do Us Part? Fandom and the US Death System." Journal of Fandom Studies 7(2): 189-206.

Harrington, C.L. (2019). "Animal Fans: Toward a Multispecies Fan Studies." Transformative Works & Cultures 30, https://doi.org/10.3983.twc.2019.1677

Harrington, C.L. (2019). "Age, Aging and Mega-Serials in Tamil Nadu." Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture 17(1): 35-49.

Harrington, C.L. (2018). "Ageing, Creativity, and Fandom." Celebrity Studies 9(2): 231-243.

Gray, J., C. Sandvoss and C.L. Harrington, Editors (2017). Fandom: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World (2nd ed.). New York: New York University Press.

Harrington, C.L., and D.D. Bielby. (2018). "Soap Fans, Revisited." Pp. 77-90 in Wiley Companion to Media Fandom and Fan Studies, edited by Paul Booth. Oxford, UK: Wiley.

Harrington, C.L. (2018). "Soap Stars." Pp. 123-140 in The Routledge Handbook of Celebrity Studies, edited by Anthony Elliott. London: Routledge.

Spring 2021 Office Hours

Please schedule a virtual appointment at harrincl@MiamiOH.edu