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College of Arts & Sciences
Film and Media Studies Program

Ina Rae Hark, Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1975

Areas of Specialization

  • Hollywood cinema
  • masculinity
  • film genre

Hark is editor or co-editor of Screening the Male; The Road Movie Book; Exhibition, the Film Reader; and Screen Decades: the 1930s. She has written more than thirty articles and chapters in media studies, on topics ranging from Hitchcock to Star Trek. Ina Rae Hark is also the founder of the Film and Media Studies Program at USC.  See also: The Ina Rae Hark Award