Director of Student Affairs & Associate Faculty
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B.A., Film Studies, Columbia University, 1999
M.A., Cinema Studies, New York University, 2001
Rahul Hamid is a cinema scholar and film critic. His teaching interests include Iranian cinema, silent film, narrative, modernism and cinema, post-colonial studies, genre theory and food studies. He is an editor at Cineaste Magazine, one of America’s oldest film publications.
Stephanie Tortu, Lloyd Goldsamt, and Rahul Hamid's A Practical Guide to Research and Service with Hidden Populations was published by Allyn and Bacon.
Iranian cinema; modernism in cinema; early film; narrative theory; politics and aesthetics; adaptation; film criticism
Rahul Hamid presented at 2021 The Society for Cinema Studies Annual Conference for the Interviewing Middle Eastern Directors panel.