Eva Hageman

Ph.D 2016 New York University, A.B. Smith College 2007

Eva Hageman is a University of Maryland President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Women’s Studies; after the completion of the fellowship, she will serve as an Assistant Professor in the Departments of American Studies and Women’s Studies. She received her Ph.D. in 2016 from New York University in American Studies with a joint Certificate in Culture and Media through the Departments of Anthropology and Cinema Studies.

Eva’s primary research and teaching interests are in television, media production, popular culture, fashion and style, media ethnography, documentary, critical race theory, gender and sexuality studies, and cultural and visual studies. Her book manuscript, “‘Relatable Meets Remarkable’: Crafting Race in the Reality Television Industry,” examines reality television and the central role it plays in shaping articulations of race in the 21st century. Eva has presented research at the annual meetings of the American Studies Association, Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Cultural Studies Association, and Critical Ethnic Studies Association, as well as at other academic conferences. Previously, Eva was the Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow in Rhetoric and Communication at the University of Richmond, and a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow. She has directed two documentaries, Legendary (2010) and You, As Seen On TV (2011). Her writing has appeared on In Media Res and is forthcoming in the anthology Race Post-Race: Culture, Critique, and the Color Line (Duke UP).