Linda Mizejewski

Linda Mizejewski

Linda Mizejewski

Professor, Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies


113D University Hall
230 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH

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  • Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh

Linda Mizejewski is the author of Divine Decadence: Fascism, Female Spectacle, and the Makings of Sally Bowles (1992), Ziegfeld Girl: Image and Icon in Culture and Cinema (1999), and Hardboiled and High Heeled: the Woman Detective in Popular Culture, (Routledge, 2004). Her book It Happened One Night (2010) is part of the Wiley-Blackwell Studies in Film and Television, and new book Pretty/Funny: Women Comedians and Body Politics, has won honorable mention for two national prizes.  Prof. Mizejewski has been a Fulbright Lecturer in Slovakia and Romania, and her research has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies. At Ohio State, she has won the Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award and the Harlan Hatcher Distinguished Faculty Award.


  • Popular culture
  • Film studies
  • Comedy