Karlin Luedtke

Assistant Professor of Women, Gender & Sexuality and Association Dean for the International Residential College

264 Monroe Hall
PO Box 400133
Charlottesville, VA, 22904

Karlin Luedtke is Assistant Professor of Women, Gender & Sexuality and Association Dean for the International Residential College. She also serves as the Director of Student Academic Support and the Transition Program Program and she coordinates academic support programs and services for students in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Luedtke’s areas of research include the  sociology of gender and sociology of mass communications, popular culture, classical social theory, and feminist theory.  In recognition of her academic achievement and dedicated service to the University community as a graduate instructor, she was elected to UVA's Raven Society in 2000.  In 2007, she was an Invited Speaker for UVA's Unforgettable Lectures Series, giving a talk entitled “So Hoo's a Feminist Anyway?” In April 2008 she presented a paper at the Southeastern Women’s Studies Conference, titled “Making Sense of Pornography: Gendered Interpretations of Sexually Explicit Images.”