Katie Barnett

lecturer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Katie lectures in film and media at the University of Worcester. Her research interests focus on gender, family and representation in popular culture. She learned the rules of baseball from Penny Marshall, the rules of espionage from Harriet the Spy, and the rules of life from Jim Henson.

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"Versions of Yourself: Nora Ephron as Women's Storyteller." Bitch Flicks, April 2017.

"Sisterhood and Salvation in A League of Their Own." Bitch Flicks, September 2016.

"The Once and Future King: Negotiatingthe Survival of Boys in 1990s Hollywood." Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 8:2 (2015), 25-42.

"Any Closer and you'd be Mom: The limits of post-feminist paternity in the films of Robin Williams.” In Screening Images of American Masculinity in theAge of Postfeminism, edited by Elizabeth Abele and John Gronbeck-Tedesco. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books (2015), 19-34.

"Designing a Module, Redux: Or, Why We're Watching Buffy Again This Year." U.S. Studies Online, November 2014.

"Father of the Year: Bill Clinton's Paternal Redemption." U.S. Studies Online, June 2014.

"60 Seconds with..." Interview, U.S. Studies Online, September 2014.

"The Fear in Saying Yes." Hello Giggles, February 2013.

  • Education
    • PhD (Birmingham); MA (UEA); BA (Hull)