Cory Albertson

Lecturer in Sociology

Contact & Office Hours

Monday and Thursday,
11 a.m.–noon
And by appointment.



Ph.D., M.A., Georgia State University


Cory Albertson is an interdisciplinary scholar doing research that spans media cultures, gender and sexuality studies and social justice movements (in Contexts [2014 and 2016], Feminist Approaches to Media Theory and Research [forthcoming, 2018], and Youth and Sexualities: Public Feelings and Contemporary Cultural Politics [forthcoming, 2018]). His new book, A Perfect Union? Television and the Winning of Same-Sex Marriage (Routledge, 2018), examines network television’s representations of LGBQ relationships and their impact in shifting public attitudes in favor of same-sex marriage. He engages with such subjects beyond academia to mainstream outlets as well. His work as a social critic, essayist and journalist has appeared in publications like The Huffington Post, Interview, Out, Paste and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Albertson is the recipient of the 2014 Jacqueline Boles Excellence in Teaching Fellowship as well as the 2014 Georgia State University Certificate for Excellence in College Teaching.