University of Houston - Downtown
Texas A&M University
Graduate Teaching Assistant
College Station, TX
Texas A&M University, '11
College Station, TX
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Member
Fordham University, '03
M.A. Media Studies
Georgetown University, '01
B.S. Business (Marketing)
Hatfield, E. (2017). Communication and the work-life balancing act: Intersections across identities, genders, and cultures. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Research Articles and Book Chapters
Hatfield, E. (2018). eTools: Using Webs.com in the Classroom. National Communication Association. www.natcom.com.
Hatfield, E. (2018). Book review: (not) getting paid to do what you love (B.E. Duffy). Critical Studies in Media Communication.
Hatfield, E. (2018). Celebrities as working parents: Social learning, celebrity mystique, and family life. In K. Vaidya (Ed.) Celebrity for the curious: Why study celebrity, music, and film studies? Queensland, AU: The Curious Academic Publishing.
Hatfield, E. (2017). Communication and the work-life balancing act: Intersections across identities, genders, and cultures. Lexington Books: Lanham, MD.
Hatfield, E. (2016). Book review: This year’s model: Fashion, media, and the making of glamour (E. Wissinger). The Popular Culture Studies Journal, 4(1), p. 5.
Hatfield, E. (2016). Lessons from celebrity parents: Unintended audience learning from celebrity news stories. Media Report to Women, 44(2).
Hatfield, E. (2015). Motherhood and mental health: Carrie Mathison’s Homeland pregnancy. In S. Hayden and H. Huntley (Eds.), Mediated moms: Contemporary challenges to the motherhood myth. New York, NY: Peter Lang.
Hatfield, E. (2014). Valuing family, valuing work: A comparison of ‘balance’ discourse targeting mothers and fathers. In A. Martinez and L. Miller (Eds.) Gender in a transitional era. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Hatfield, E. (2012). The checkout line perspective: Presidential politics as celebrity popular culture in People. In J. Vaughn and L. Goren (Eds.) Women and the White House: Gender, popular culture and presidential politics. University of Kentucky Press.
Hatfield, E. (2010). What it means to be a man: Examining hegemonic masculinity in Two
and a Half Men. Communication, Culture & Critique, 3, p. 526-548.
Hatfield, E. (2009). Protecting ‘signal bleed’ as freedom of speech: An analysis of United States et al v. Playboy Entertainment Group, Inc. Communication Law Review, 9(2), p. 46-62.
Hatfield, E.F. “Using Broadway Musicals as a High Impact Learning Experience.” Popular Culture Association Annual 2019 Conference. Washington, DC, April 17-20, 2019.
Hampsten, K. and Hatfield, E.F. “Fonda, Ginsburg, and Williams: Depictions of the Anti-Supermom in Popular Culture.” Popular Culture Association Annual 2019 Conference. Washington, DC, April 17-20, 2019.
Hatfield, E.F. “Soft Masculinity as the New Norm: Upending Hegemonic Notions as Typical in Paddington 2.” National Communication Association 104th Annual Convention. Salt Lake City, Utah, November 8-11, 2018.
Hatfield, E.F. “‘Time to change that conversation’: Celebrity cultural criticism, gender roles, and work-life balance in popular media.” Central States Communication Association’s 2018 Annual Conference. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 4-7, 2018.
Hatfield, E.F. “Work-life balance as a celebrity issue: Exploring the gendered and classed nature of popular press coverage.” National Communication Association’s 103rd Annual Convention. Dallas, Texas, November 17-19, 2017.
Hatfield, E.F. “Gender Roles in Interpersonal Communication: Exploring Stages of Relationships with Modern Romance.” Eastern Communication Association’s 108th Annual Convention, Boston, MA, March 29th – April 2nd, 2017.
Hatfield, E.F. “Communicating Work/Life Challenges within the Family.” Work Family Researchers Network 2016 Conference. Washington, DC, June 23-25, 2016.
Hatfield, E.F. “Implementing High Impact Practices through Core Curriculum, teaching circles, and innovative assignments.” Southern States Communication Association’s 16th Annual Convention, Austin, TX, April 6-10, 2016.
Hatfield, E.F. “Sitcoms and Work/Life Balance: Examining Popular Representations of Gender Roles, Organizational Culture, and Work/Life Spillover.” National Communication Association’s 101st Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV. November 19-22, 2015.
Hatfield, E.F. “Taking Interpersonal and Family Communication Beyond the Academy.” National Communication Association’s 101st Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV. November 19-22, 2015.
Hatfield, E.F. “Lessons from Celebrity Parents: Unintended Audience Learning from Celebrity News Stories.” Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies 2015 Conference, Bridging Gaps: Where is the Persona in Celebrity and Journalism? New York, NY. September 2-3, 2015.
Hatfield, E.F. (Keynote Address). “Bridging Worlds: How Teachers Can Moderate Social Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship In the Classroom.” TechFest ’14. Houston, TX. November 12, 2014.
Hatfield, E.F. “Mental Health and Unintended Pregnancy: Exploring Carrie Mathison’s Homeland Pregnancy.” National Communication Association’s 100th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL. November 20-23, 2014.
Hatfield, E.F. “It’s Not Me, It’s Cycling: Lance Armstrong’s Rhetorical Narrative Paradigm.” National Communication Association’s 98th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C. November 21-24, 2013.
Hatfield, E.F. “The Joy of Celebrity Parenthood: Mediated Family Life and its Idealization in Celebrity Gossip Magazines.” National Communication Association’s 98th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C. November 21-24, 2013.
Hatfield, E.F. “The People Behind the Politics: How Tabloids Impact the Election Process.” National Communication Association’s 97th Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, November 17-20, 2011.
Hatfield, E.F. “Picturing Celebrity Parenthood: A Semiotic Analysis of Gendered Parenting in People Magazine.” National Communication Association’s 96th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, November 14-17, 2010.
Hatfield, E.F. “Valuing Work, Valuing Family: A Comparison of 'Balance' Discourse Targeting Mothers and Fathers.” National Communication Association’s 96th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, November 14-17, 2010.
Hatfield, E.F. “More than Moms: Assessing Celebrity Magazines Coverage of Parenthood.” Southern States Communication Association Annual Conference, Memphis, TN, April 7-11, 2010 [TOP STUDENT PAPER – Gender Studies Division].
Hatfield, E.F. "Women's Positive Experiences Using Dating Websites: Cultural Influences, Community and Empowerment Online." Southern States Communication Association Annual Convention, Memphis, TN, April 7-11, 2010.
Hatfield, E.F. “Framing the Olympic Opening Ceremony: NBC’s Use of Selectivity, Partiality, and Structure in Presenting the Beijing Olympics.” National Communication Association 95th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, November 12-15, 2009.
Hatfield, E.F. “What It Is to Be a Man: A Narrative Analysis of Masculinity in Two and a Half Men.” National Communication Association 95th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, November 12-15, 2009.
Hatfield, E.F. "Facebook as Speech Code: Considering its Application in the College Classroom." National Communication Association 94th Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, November 21-24, 2008.
Hatfield, E.F. “Protecting America’s Indecent Speech: An Analysis of United States et al v. Playboy Entertainment Group, Inc.” Midwestern Popular Culture Association Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH, October 3-5, 2008.
Fish, E. “Revenue All-Stars: The Corporate Takeover of the Modern Stadium.” Media Ecology Association Fourth Annual Conference, Hofstra University, June 6-8, 2003.
Conference Roundtable Participation
Hatfield, E. Panelist. Panel Title: Understanding Working Fathers in the 21st Century. Work Family Researchers Network Conference. New York, NY, June 18-21, 2014.
Hatfield, E. Panelist. Panel Title: Exploring emotions and work family conflict. Work Family Researchers Network Conference. New York, NY, June 18-21, 2014.
Hatfield, E. Children during graduate school: Coordinating challenges. Panel Title: Juggling Knives and Hula Hoops. International Communication Association’s Annual Conference, Boston, MA, May 26-30, 2011.
Honors and Awards
UHD Excellence in Teaching Award, 2018.
UHD Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence Faculty Teaching Fellow, 2016-2018 ($10,000).
NCA's Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society Rookie Advisor of the Year, 2016.
Texas A&M University Comm. Dept. Grant in Support of Dissertation Project, 2011.
Top Paper, Gender Studies Division, Southern States Communication Association, 2010.
Texas A&M University Graduate Student Council Travel Awards Competition ($500), 2009.
Glasscock Center for Humanities Research Graduate Travel to Conference Award ($300), 2008.
Central States Communication Association Young Scholars Master Class, 2008.
Fordham University Graduate Assistantship (Merit-based; Full tuition and stipend), 2002-2003.
Interpersonal Communication. Presented to COMM 3320 Research Methods, University of Houston – Downtown, February 8, 2016.
Listening as an Interpersonal Skill. Presented to Freshman Communication Seminar, University of Houston – Downtown, November 17, 2015.
Teens, Tweens, and Media. Presented to the St. Monica’s Society at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, April 22, 2015.
Intercultural Communication. Presented at the University of Houston – Downtown’s Student Advising Conference, Houston, Texas, March, 27, 2015.
Introduction to Focus Groups: Overview and Best Practices. Presented to COMM 308: Research Methods in Communication (undergraduate level), Texas A&M University Communication Department, March 8, 2011.
Reviewer, Communication, Culture & Critique, International Communication Assoc. 2010-Present
Reviewer, Critical Television Studies 2010-Present
Graduate Student Representative (Elected Position), NCA Mass Comm. Division 2009-2010
Voices Co-Editor, NCA Feminist & Women’s Studies Division Newsletter 2009-2010
Reviewer, Rocky Mountain Communication Review 2009 - Current
Reviewer, National Communication Association Annual Convention 2009 - Current
Department Representative, Texas A&M University Graduate Student Council 2008-2009
Graduate Student Member, Commencement Committee, Texas A&M University 2008-2009
Volunteer, Student Research Week, Texas A&M University 2008
Marketing Manager, Funding America, LLC 7/2006 – 1/2007
Marketing Project Manager, Promontory Interfinancial Network, LLC 6/2004 – 7/2006
Public Affairs Associate, Promontory Interfinancial Network, LLC 9/2003 – 6/2004
Graduate Assistant, McGannon Communication Center, Fordham University 9/2002 – 8/2003
Online Learning Consortium Training, Ongoing
Quality Matters Training, 2014-2015
Graduate Teaching Academy Fellow, Texas A&M University, Spring 2008.
Member, The Junior League of Houston, 2006-Current.
New York University Summer Publishing Institute, Summer 2003.
Congressional Intern, Congressman Mark Foley, Spring 2001.
Web Editor - Newsroom, Manufacturers Alliance, Spring 2001.
Advertising Intern, Foreign Service Journal, Spring 2000.
Marketing Intern, The Design Management Journal, Summer 2000.