Britta Hanson is a PhD student in the Radio-Television-Film department at the University of Texas at Austin. She earned her undergraduate degree in English and History at Northwestern University, and her master’s degree in Critical Studies at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. She is a media historian-in-training, a musical theatre enthusiast, and an angry feminist. Her work has appeared in Flow, Film and History, The Velvet Light Trap, and The Spectator. She is the current graduate student representative for the SCMS Women in Screen History SIG. Her dissertation will examine the trans-industrial flows of postwar American media, focusing on the influence of theatre on film and television through adaptation.