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Christina Marie Hart

Major: International Relations

Minors: Middle East Studies/ Playwriting

Class Level: Sophomore

Research Interest Areas: Peace and conflict studies, especially pertaining to the Middle East and Africa; international law; human rights; negotiations; humanitarian crises; poverty relief; the role of drama, music, and storytelling in creating multicultural empathy and acceptance; education; women’s advancement; systems of governance and social philosophy

Related Coursework:  Coursework: IR 383 – Third World Negotiations, IR 310 – Peace and Conflict Studies, AMST 250 – The African Diaspora, IR 367 – African International Relations, IR 362 – Middle Eastern Political Economy, IR 349 – International Law and Politics, THTR 365/366 – Playwriting 1 and 2, THTR 152 – Scene Study, THTR 101 – Acting

Experience: Senior Producer and Panelist on Trojan Vision’s “Platforum,” a nightly cable debate show covering current issues in domestic and international politics; Directing and acting experience in 20+ theatrical productions; Model United Nations; TIRP; Delta Kappa Alpha Professional Cinema Fraternity;

Christina Marie Hart can be reached via email: hartc@usc.edu