Laura Tropp • Communication and Media Arts • Marymount Manhattan College


Quoted in

How to react when someone makes a racist comment

Reader’s Digest

Here and Now: Gender Reveal Parties

The culture of pregnancyWisconsin Public Radio

Just Love Radio Show

Representation of fathers

Smithsonian Magazine, September 2017

What Gender Reveal Fashion Says About Modern Pregnancy

Read Laura’s article exploring the history, pregnancy rituals and modern notions of feminism

NBC News, June 2017

As Times Change, Advertisers Strive To Show ‘Real Dads’

Laura is shown exploring new representations of fathers in popular culture

Salon Magazine/December 2015

Beyond Mike Brady: Finally, stepdads get their pop culture moment

Laura Tropp is featured in this article talking about ideologies of fatherhood and her new edited collection, Deconstructing Dads.

Finally, stepdads get their pop culture moment

HLN Media, October 2015

Are pregnant women fair game for social media comments?

Laura Tropp is featured in this article explaining why many believe pregnancy is a public, not a private experience

Fit Pregnancy Magazine, August/September 2013

What is Rush? The Case for a Slower, More Thoughtful Pregnancy

Laura Tropp is featured in this article which includes an excerpt from her new pregnancy book.

Huffington Post, January 8, 2013

The Pregnancy Industrial Complex

Laura Tropp writes an article exploring why people are obsessed with other people’s pregnancies and what that means for who we are.

Parade Magazine, December 14, 2012

Why are we so obsessed with Kate’s pregnancy?

Laura Tropp is interviewed in Parade magazine, where she talks about the American fascination with Kate Middleton’s pregnancy.

Allure Magazine, May 1, 2008:

Beauty and Rhythm: Sex Education

Laura Tropp is featured in this article for her research on “Sex and the City” and on motherhood, femininity and pregnancy.

The Star-Telegram, April 3, 2008

The kits show the work of mothers

Laura Tropp is quoted in this article on “belly casts” and the changing views of pregnant women in society., May 27, 2008

Belly casts“, the new rage to commemorate your pregnancy

Cookie Magazine, January 1, 2006


Laura Tropp was quoted in this article from the first issue of parenting magazine Cookie (December 2005-January 2006).

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