Jessica Hoover

English - Media, Cinema and Digital Studies, PhD

Achieved Degrees

MA, Media Industry and Cultural Studies, University of North Texas, 2019
BA, History and Radio/TV/Film, University of North Texas, 2015

Teaching Experience

ENG 101: Introduction to College Writing
TA ENG 111 Entertainment Arts: Introduction to Film, Television, and Media


Film History, Television History, Feminist Media Studies, Humor Studies, Horror Studies, Cultural History, Gender History, Women's & Gender Studies, True Crime

Academic Awards

Staples Graduate Scholarship, UNT, 2017
MA Graduate Student Academic Excellence Award, UNT, 2016
Media Arts Undergraduate Excellence Award, UNT, 2014

Conference Presentations

“Through the Screen: The Carol Burnett Show as Cultural Antecedent to Feminist Media Analysis” SCMS, Seattle, 2019

“Daddy Issues: Television’s Single Parent Shows of the 1950s and ‘60s” Console-ing Passions, Bournemouth, UK, 2018

“As Seen on TV: The Carol Burnett Show, Second Wave Feminism and the One-Two Punch to Advertising” SCMS, Toronto, 2018

“Blurring Boundaries and Breaking Binaries in Let the Right One In” SWPCA, Albuquerque, 2018

“Just a Woman: Feminist Perspectives in The Carol Burnett Show” PACA, San Diego, 2017

“Bury the Patriarchy: Alfred Hitchcock’s The Trouble with Harry as Critique of 1950s America’s Cold War Values” SWPCA Albuquerque, 2017