Madeline Ha-Eun Hawk is a Ph.D. student in the Division of Cinema & Media Studies at the University of Southern California. She previously earned her M.A. in Cinema and Media Studies at USC and a B.A. from DePauw University in English Literature and Film Studies. She is a Fulbright Recipient, awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in South Korea. Her research is invested in the relation between Korean diasporic communities and South Korean popular culture media industries, with a focus on sports media industries.
Research Interests: theories of nostalgia and memory in popular culture, “national cinema,” Korean contemporary media and pop culture, sports media, Asian American media representation