Faculty

Darnell Hunt


Professor and Department Chair


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Contact Information

Email    dhunt@soc.ucla.edu
Office  255 Haines Hall
Phone  310-267-4304
My research interests include race, media, and cultural studies.

As Director of UCLA's Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, I am currently managing several research projects on the experiences of African Americans, as well as a major project focusing on the issue of diversity in the Hollywood entertainment industry.

Degrees

Ph. D., University of California, Los Angeles

Selected Publications

 Screening the Los Angeles "Riots:" Race, Seeing, and Resistance. Cambridge University Press. 1997. 

O.J. Simpson Facts and Fictions: News Rituals in the Construction of Reality. Cambridge University Press. 1999. 

Representing "Los Angeles:" Media, Space, and Place. In Michael Dear, Editor, From Chicago to L.A.: Making Sense of Urban Theory. Sage. 2001.

Channeling Blackness:  Studies on Television and Race in America, Oxford University Press, 2005 (editor)

Black Los Angeles:  American Dreams and Racial Realities, NYU Press, 2010 (editor with Ana-Christina Ramon)

Previous Courses by Term

2015 Spring Quarter

Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

Special Topics in Sociology

2015 Winter Quarter

Social Organization of Black Communities

2014 Winter Quarter

Introductory Sociology

Honors Seminars

2013 Spring Quarter

Special Topics in Sociology

2013 Winter Quarter

Social Organization of Black Communities

2012 Winter Quarter

Introductory Sociology

2011 Spring Quarter

Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

Special Topics in Sociology

2011 Winter Quarter

Social Organization of Black Communities

2010 Spring Quarter

Introductory Sociology

2009 Spring Quarter

Introductory Sociology

2008 Spring Quarter

Social Organization of Black Communities

2008 Winter Quarter

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Afro-American Studies

Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

Special Topics in Sociology

2006 Spring Quarter

Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

Special Topics in Sociology

2006 Winter Quarter

Social Organization of Black Communities

2004 Fall Quarter

Social Organization of Black Communities

2003 Winter Quarter

Social Organization of Black Communities

2002 Fall Quarter

Special Topics in Sociology

Previous Courses by Course

AF AMER C291
Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

2015 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 285H
Special Topics in Sociology

2015 Spring Quarter

AF AMER M5
Social Organization of Black Communities

2015 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL M5
Social Organization of Black Communities

2015 Winter Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

2003 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 89
Honors Seminars

2014 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 1
Introductory Sociology

2014 Winter Quarter

2012 Winter Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 285C
Special Topics in Sociology

2013 Spring Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

AFRO-AM M5
Social Organization of Black Communities

2013 Winter Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

2003 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 285A
Special Topics in Sociology

2011 Spring Quarter

2002 Fall Quarter

AFRO-AM C291
Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

2011 Spring Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

AFRO-AM C191
Variable Topics Research Seminars: Afro-American Studies

2008 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 285B
Special Topics in Sociology

2006 Spring Quarter