Carolyn Hardin

Associate Teaching Professor

Associate Teaching Professor
102 Crowley Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Carolyn Hardin is adjucnt associate professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Notre Dame and associate professor of Media & Communication and American Studies at Miami University in Ohio. She holds a Ph.D. in communication and cultural studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research centers on intersections of culture, economy, and technology in such contexts as the financial crisis, retirement investing, consumer debt, mobile payment technologies, political rhetoric, and television fandom. Carolyn teaches courses on media criticism, consumer culture, American culture and data storytelinng. Her work has been published in the Journal of Cultural Economy, American Quarterly, and Cultural Studies. Her book on arbitrage and risk in US society, entitled Capturing Finance: Arbitrage and Social Domination, was published by Duke University Press in 2021. Carolyn is also founder and CEO at Vocable Communications.