colby-sawyer faculty

Melissa Meade

Associate Professor, Humanities
(603) 526-3798 |

Professor Meade joined the faculty in 2004 from Seattle, Washington, and her teaching areas include media theory, history and law, and gender studies. Her research focuses on cultural history of the mid-Twentieth Century, women's media, and feminism. She serves on the board of the Third Wave Foundation and helped co-found the New Hampshire Women's Caucus.

Areas of Expertise

  • Media history and theory
  • Gender and media
  • Feminism
  • Communication technology


  • Ph.D., University of Washington
  • M.A., University of Washington
  • B.A., Purdue University