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Nicole Haggard - PhD

Instructor, Film & Television, Film, Media & Communication

PhD, American Studies, Saint Louis University
BA, American Studies & Ethnicity: Cultural and Intellectual Life, University of Southern California


Dr. Nicole Amber Haggard is an award-winning instructor, speaker and published researcher with sixteen years of study contextualizing the intersection of race and gender in American culture. Dr. Nicole is a faculty member in the Film, Media, and Social Justice program at Mount Saint Mary’s University and the Director of Communications for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. In 2018, Dr. Nicole co-founded the Center for Intersectional Media and Entertainment (CIME /see-me/), an organization dedicated to advancing representation. In addition to her speaking and writing, she is a featured expert for outlets like Variety, Glamour, and NBC. Dr. Nicole is currently completing her forthcoming book “Race, Sex, and Hollywood” due out in 2020.