Madison Armstrong

About Madison Armstrong

Madison is a second year Ph.D. student in sociology. Her areas of interest include sex & gender, sexuality, race & ethnicity, and law & society, particularly as they relate to gun culture and violence in the United States and internationally. Her ongoing research examines media coverage of mass shooters and the links drawn or ignored by media between mass shootings and white supremacist and misogynist ideologies.

She recieved her B.S. in Political Science from Appalachian State University in 2017.

Research Interests

Sex & Gender • Sexualities • Race & Ethnicity • Feminist Theory • Queer Theory • Law & Society • Gun Culture & Violence 

Selected Publications

(*denotes equal coauthorship)

Armstrong, Madison and Jennifer Carlson*. 2019. “Speaking of Trauma: The Race Talk, the Gun Violence Talk, and the Racialization of Gun Trauma.” Palgrave Communications 5(112). doi: 10.1057/s41599-019-0320-z LINK

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Contact Information

Madison Armstrong
Ph.D. Student
Office: Social Sciences 412