PhD, Communication: University of Colorado Boulder (2013)

MA, Media Studies: The New School (2007)

BA, Journalism: Marquette University (2003)

Rachael Liberman's research tracks the construction, proliferation, and circulation of discourses on gender and sexuality in contemporary media culture; and in particular, the mediation of female sexual subjectivity. Her most recent work focuses on the production and consumption practices surrounding feminist pornography. Other research interests include: negotiations of agency within cultural production, feminist interventions in media studies, the pornography industry, and the politics of media and memory. 

She is a Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Media, Film & Journalism Studies at the University of Denver. Courses taught include: Introduction to Media & Culture; Gender, Race & Class in Media; Media & Globalization; and Media & Sexualization.