Curriculum Vitae

Experience


University of Houston - Downtown

Assistant Professor,

Communication Studies

Houston, TX


Texas A&M University

Graduate Teaching Assistant

College Station, TX


Fordham University

Research Assistant

Bronx, NY



Education


Texas A&M University, '11

Ph.D. Communication

College Station, TX

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Member


Fordham University, '03

M.A. Media Studies

Bronx, NY


Georgetown University, '01

B.S. Business (Marketing)

Washington, DC



Publications



Books


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). Narrative learning using podcasts in interpersonal communication. Communication Teacher. DOI:  10.1080/17404622.2017.1372790.

Hatfield, E. (2017). Book review: Sylvia Plath and the language of affective states (Z. Demjen). Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 36(4), p. 494-496. 

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).


Hafield, E. (2016) The influence of celebrity persona on audience member’s consumption practices as parents. In S. Nandy and J. Raphael (Eds.) Where is the Persona in Celebrity Studies? Kingston: Waterhill Publishing.


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.


Conference Presentations


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. “Montclair and the Women’s March: Examining the Media Impact of Bondy's New York Times Article.” Center for Media Studies and Celebrity 5th International Conference, New York, NY, August 31 - September 1, 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.


Guest Lecture


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.


Family Media Use: Current research on best practices for children and parents.  Presented to the young mothers group at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas, April 29, 2014. 

Gender and Audience Reception. Presented to COMM 375: Media Audiences (undergraduate level), Texas A&M University Communication Department, October 6, 2011.


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.


Service


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


Professional Experience


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


Additional Experience


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.