Kathryn Hartzell

Kathryn Hartzell

PhD Student

 

Professional Links & Recent Works

Katie is a PhD candidate in media studies at The University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on the global television industries, streaming, and sports television. In her dissertation project, Imagining the Indian Football Audience, Katie explores how transnational television distribution practitioners’ imaginations of Indian audiences inform their promotional, programming, and advertising strategies. The project combines scholarship on global television industries, globalization, and the sports media cultural complex.

She serves as co-managing editor of Flow Journal and book editor of Velvet Light Trap. Prior to her doctoral work, Katie received her master's degree from Georgetown University's Communication, Culture, & Technology program and her Bachelor's degree in International Affairs from The George Washington University. She also has professional experience working in foreign policy and in finance. Her work on the IPL and European football is published in Flow Journal.