D. Lynn O’Brien Hallstein

Associate Professor, Rhetoric, College of General Studies

Dr. D. Lynn O’Brien Hallstein is an associate professor of rhetoric in the College of General Studies. She also received the Outstanding Book Award for an edited volume from the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender in 2011. Lynn’s research and teaching interests include gender, contemporary notions of motherhood, feminism and cultural studies.

Her books include:

Bikini Ready Moms: Celebrity Profiles, Motherhood, and the Body. SUNY Press, 2015.

Academic Motherhood in a Post-Second Wave Context: Challenges, Strategies, and Possibilities. Eds. D. Lynn O’Brien Hallstein and Andrea O’Reilly. Toronto: Demeter Press, 2012.

White Feminism and Contemporary Maternity:  Purging Matrophobia. Palgrave Press, March 2010.

Contemplating Maternity in an Era of Choice:  Explorations into Discourses of Reproduction. Eds. Sara Hayden and D. Lynn O’Brien Hallstein. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010.