Kelli S. Boling

Assistant professor

YOGI. traveler. instructor. researcher. podcaster.

As an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, my research focuses on audience reception and representation in the media, especially genre-specific media and traditionally marginalized audiences based on gender or race.

Research Publications

My research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Mass Communication & SocietyFeminist Media Studies, Journalism Studies, and Journalism History


After 12 years in corporate marketing and advertising, I teach skills based classes and classes that intersect with my research like Social Justice, Human Rights, and the Media.

In the Media

My research on women in podcast audiences has been cited by traditional media outlets such as TIME magazine and The Washington Post.