Katie M. Gordon is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Sociology department at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She was awarded her M.A. in Sociology in August 2018 and received her B.A. from Sonoma State University in Sociology with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies in 2015. Her research focuses broadly on gender, political representation, public opinion, and the media. She works primarily with Dr. Jennifer A. Heerwig and Dr. Carrie L. Shandra, both of Stony Brook University, as well as with Dr. Cindy A. Stearns of Sonoma State University.