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Casey Hayward

Associate Professor, English and Media Studies
MFA, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2005
BA, Principia College, 2000
Office: Adamian Academic Center 087 | 781.891._2862 | chayward@bentley.edu
                       


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Teaching Interests

Photography, Documentary Filmmaking, Video Production

Research Interests

Documentary Film Producing and Directing

Awards and Honors

2014, Valente Center Faculty Fellowship, Bentley Valente Center
2014, Award of Merit, Accolade Film Awards
2011, Emmy Award, NATAS
2010, Honorable Mention Award, University Film and Video Association
2010, Award of Excellence, Broadcast Educators Association
2010, Chris Awards Bronze Plaque, Columbus Film and Video Festival
2009, Best Documentary, Appalachian Film Festival
2009, Silver Remy award, Worldfest Houston
2009, Best of the Festival King Foundation Award, Broadcast Educators Association
2009, Award of Excellence, Accolade Film Awards
2009, Award for Cinematography, Telly Awards
2008, Chris Awards Bronze Plaque for Documenting the Arts, Columbus Film and Video Festival
2008, Chris Awards Honorable Mention for Biographical Work, Columbus Film and Video Festival
2007, Jury Award for Best Cinematography, Oxford International Film Festival

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Hayward, C. C. (2017). Participate YourSelf: A Mid-Process Case Reflection on Collaborative Authorship. Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies, 13 (3), 15. (link)

Quinlan, M. M., Smith, J., Hayward, C. C. (2008). This Car Seems to Be Alive—Perspectives on the Documentary, Plan F. Braille Monitor, 51 (4). (link)

Book Chapters
Harter, L. M, Hayward, C. C. (2010). Repositioning Subjects as Partners Through Video Diaries. In J. Hamel-Lambert & J. Millesen (Eds.), Case studies of Community-Based Participatory Research (pp. pp. 185-198). Dubuque, IA: . Kendall Hunt Publishers

Cole, C. E, Quinlan, M. M, Hayward, C. C. (2009). Aesthetic Projects Engaging Inequities: Documentary Film for Social Change . In L. M. Harter, M. Dutta, & C. E. Cole (Eds.), Communicating for Social Impact (1st ed.) (pp. pp. 79-90). Cresskill,NJ: . Hampton Press

Conference Presentations

Hayward, C. C. (2020). "Vague Space: An artistic investigation of the environments of persons addicted to opioids." Presented at the Kristiania University's AR@K20 symposium, Oslo, Norway.

Crane, J. H., Dayal, S., Hayward, C. C., Hodes, N. L., Medden, S. A., Mulder, J. Y., Mueller, L. S. (2019). Presented at the EMS Research and Pedagogy Committee's EMS Research Roundtable Workshop, Bentley University.

Hayward, C. C. (2019). "Creative Shifts: Impacts of Evolution in Academic Creative and Research Agendas." Presented at the University Film and Video Organization's UFVA Conference 2019, Minneapolis, MN.

Hayward, C. C. (2018). "“The Social Currency of Refugee Narratives”." Presented at the Malmö University's Refugees, Borders and Membership Conference, Malmö, Sweden.

Hayward, C. C. (2018). "“Speaking Together: Experiences in Participatory and Community-Based Media Making,”." Presented at the University Film and Video Association's UFVA Conference 2018, Las Cruces, NM .

Hayward, C. C. (2018). "“What They Carried: Refugee Narratives as Social Currency”." Presented at the University of South Wales's Story Telling for Refuge/Storytelling as Refuge Symposium, Cardiff, Wales, UK.

Hayward, C. C. (2017). "No Refuge for the Refugee." Presented at the Queens University of Belfast's Citizenship and Surveillance: the Camera as Witness, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Hayward, C. C. (2017). "Seeing RED: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice System." Presented at the University Film and Video Association's UFVA - 2017, Los Angeles, CA.

Hayward, C. C. (2017). "I really Like Girls." Presented at the University Film and Video Association's UFVA - 2017, Los Angeles, CA.

Hayward, C. C. (2016). "Seeing Red (documentary Film Screening)." Presented at the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative's 9th Annual JDAI Conference: Building Bridges Towards Equity in Juvenile Justice, Westborough, MA.

Hayward, C. C. (2016). "Six Shooter: A Case Study in Documentary Restraint." Presented at the University Film and Video Association's UFVA - 2016, Henderson, NV.

Hayward, C. C. (2015). "Screening, "Control YourSelf"." Presented at the University Film and Video Association's UFVA Conference 2015, Washington, D.C..

Hayward, C. C. (2015). "“Seeing Red: Addressing Systematic and Implicit Bias within the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice System”." Presented at the Bentley University Valente Center's 2015 Valente Center Working Seminar, Bentley University.

Hayward, C. C. (2015). "“Seeing Red: Addressing Systematic and Implicit Bias within the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice System”." Presented at the Bentley University's Share Your Voice: Conversations on Race & Inequality, Bentley University, February 5, 2015., Bentley University.

Hayward, C. C. (2014). "Multi-Track Narrative: A Documentary Case Study in Reflexivity." Presented at the University Film and Video Association's UFVA Conference 2014, Bozeman, MT.

Hayward, C. C. (2014). "“Story Selling: Grant Funded Documentary Production”." Presented at the UFVA's University Film and Video Association, Orange, CA.

Hayward, C. C. (2011). "“Graduate Students: How to Position Yourself for the Academic Job Market”." Presented at the University Film and Video's UFVA Conference 2011, Boston, MA.

Hayward, C. C. (2010). "Grassroots Gatekeepers: Independent Approaches to Distribution." Presented at the University Film and Video's UFVA Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Hayward, C. C. (2010). "“Spotlight On Media and Engagement: A Socio-Political Film Festival,”." Presented at the CSCA's Central States Communication Association Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Hayward, C. C. (2009). "“Handing Over the Means of Production: The Ethics and Practice of Participant-Created Content in Documentary Filmmaking"." Presented at the University Film and Video Association's UFVA Conference 2010, Burlington, VT.

Hayward, C. C. (2008). "“Plan F: Performing Unconventional Understandings of Disability”." Presented at the NCA's National Communication Association conference, San Diego, CA.

Hayward, C. C. (2008). "“Documenting and Disrupting (Dis)ability Through Film: Communicating for Social Impact”." Presented at the ICA's International Communication Association conference, Montreal, Canada.

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

Vague Space (2019) - Solo Artist installation of photo-sculptural works focused on the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts.
The Art of the Possible (2010) - The film looks beyond the biomedical model of treatment for children with cancer examining the use of narrative practices in treatment in ways that improve patients overall quality of life. The filmmakers worked in partnership with M. D. Anderson Medical Center, University of Texas in Houston, as well as the American Cancer Society and The Ohio University Scripps College of Communication.
David Hostetler: The Last Dance (2009) - This Emmy award winning documentary chronicles the life and work of world-renowned sculptor David Hostetler. Told through the creation of Hostetler's latest sculpture–hewn from a tree Hostetler planted himself nearly 50 years ago–the work becomes a metaphor for a life well-lived and the nature of the creative process.
"Peek-A-Boo" (2015) - The film, edited by Casey Hayward, is a dark fairytale about a frazzled stay-at-home Dad, his frolicsome daughter, and the game he refuses to play.
Control YourSelf (2014)
Plan F (2013) - In February 2013 the Big Sky Documentary included Plan F in their "10 best of the last ten years" screening. This award-winning film explores the sightless world of an auto mechanic and celebrates its unflappable and self-effacing protagonist.
Vision:The PORTSfuture Project (2013) - A Community outreach documentary intended to raise community awareness about the former Department of Energy uranium enrichment site in Piketon, OH. The film encourages local residents to become involved in the debate and decision-making process for the future of the facility.
Plan F (2007) - This award-winning film explores the sightless world of an auto mechanic and celebrates its unflappable and self-effacing protagonist.
Vision: The PORTSfuture Project (2012) - A Community outreach documentary intended to raise community awareness about the former Department of Energy uranium enrichment site in Piketon, OH. The film encourages local residents to become involved in the debate and decision-making process for the future of the facility.
Seeing Red: Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice System (2016)
Flight (2017) - Rooted in the idea of bringing those in the U.S. face to face with resettled refugees, the film features two families who fled Syria and resettled in the Boston area. In the film the families talk about their lives back home, what brought them to the camps, how they came to the U.S. and how their experience has been since arriving in the U.S.
Flight (2018)
Flight (2018)

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for EMS Department Research and Pedagogy, 2017 - Present
Committee Member for EMS Department Evaluation Committee, 2015 - Present
Committee Member for Media and Culture Committee, 2012 - Present
Committee Chair for EMS Department Evaluation Committee Co-chair, 2016 - 2018
Committee Chair for Media and Culture Committee Chair, 2015 - 2018
Committee Chair for EMS Lecturer Search Committee, 2017 - 2018
Committee Member for EMS Lecturer Search Committee, 2016 - 2017
Committee Member for EMS PR Committee, 2013 - 2015
Committee Member for EMS Gen. Ed. Review Committee, 2013 - 2014

University Service
University Senate for EMS Faculty Senator, 2020 - Present
Mentor (Faculty) for Cronin Office of International Study Abroad, 2013 - Present
Other for Cronin Office of International Study Abroad - FAM Trip, 2018 - 2018
Committee Member for Nominations Committee, 2018 - 2018
University Senate for EMS Faculty Senator, 2017 - 2018
Committee Member for Teaching and Scholarly Awards Committee, 2013 - 2016

Professional Service
Scholarship Coordinator for University Film and Video Association, 2018
Conference/Workshop Organizer for University Film and Video Association - Scholarships, 2014 - Present

Public Service
Documentary Film Producer/Photographer for Bentley University Service Learning Center, 2012
Documentary Film Producer for Jewish Family and Children's Services, 2014 - 2014