Elizabeth Patton is an Assistant Professor of Media and Communication Studies. She received her PhD in 2013 from the Department of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. She conducts research and writes about historical representations of gender and race in television and film, representations of urbanism and suburbanism in popular culture, and the impact of communication technologies on space and place. Elizabeth is co-editor and contributor to "Home Sweat Home: Perspectives on Housework and Modern Domestic Relationships" (2014) and "Easy Living: The Rise of the Home Office" (2020). Her research can also be found in the journals of Media History, Technology and Culture, and the New Review of Film and Television Studies.