JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

Linda Mizejewski

Linda Mizejewski is a Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the Ohio State University and the author of five monographs in feminist media studies, most recently Pretty/Funny: Women Comedians and Body Politics (2014).  With Victoria Sturtevant, she is the co-editor of the anthology, Hysterical! Women in American Comedy (2017). In current projects, she’s writing about Carrie Fisher and also about the through-line of women and criminality in women’s comedy from Mae West through 9 to 5 and Tangerine.