Joy Elizabeth Hayes, Ph.D.
Dr. Joy Hayes is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa. Her research and teaching interests include radio studies; media history; Latin American media; media theory; race, ethnicity and media; and Latin American Studies. She is co-author/editor of War of the Worlds to Social Media: Mediated Communication in Times of Crisis (2013, Peter Lang); author of Radio Nation: Communication, Popular Culture and Nationalism in Mexico, 1920-1950 (2000, University of Arizona Press); and a former Fulbright Scholar to Mexico. Her scholarship has also appeared in The Radio Journal, The Journal of Radio and Audio Media, Diálogos de la comunicación, and Cinema Journal. Her current U.S. research examines the legacies of New Deal government broadcasting and explores the construction of “radio bodies” in broadcasting from the 1930s-2000s. Her research on Mexico investigates community broadcasting and translocalism.