Ph.D. Student and Graduate Teaching Assistant


  • Role:

    Graduate Student
  • Position:

    • Ph.D. Student and Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Concentration:

    • Media Studies
    • Communication Technologies
    • Music Scenes
    • Media Law and Policy
  • Department:

    • Journalism & Media Communication
  • Education:

    • Bachelor of Arts in Communication: Advocacy & Public Communication from Northern Illinois University
    • Master of Arts in Communication: Media Studies from Northern Illinois University
    • PhD in Media Communication from Colorado State University (In Progress)


Elizabeth Mitchell (she/her) is a graduate teaching assistant in the department of Journalism and Media Communication at Colorado State University. She completed both her bachelor’s and master’s degree in communication at Northern Illinois University. Elizabeth’s research takes a critical cultural perspective as she examines objects of media, technology, and popular culture. Her master’s thesis, “Social Media, Gender, and Cancel Culture in the Punk Scene” examined the technological, political, and social dynamics surrounding the cancelation of musicians within the punk scene. Elizabeth is a member of both Lambda Pi Eta and Phi Kappa Phi, the honor society for communication and superior scholarship, respectively.


Mitchell, E. A. (2023) Social Media, Gender, and Cancel Culture in the Punk Scene [Master's Thesis, Northern Illinois University]. Proquest Dissertations and Theses Database.