Stacy Smith

Expert on underrepresentation of women and minorities in Hollywood films

Associate Professor of Communication

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism


  • mass communication
  • children’s responses to mass media
  • television, film and video games
  • media portrayals of violence, gender and hypersexuality
  • effects of the media on youth
  • women in film
  • underrepresentation in Hollywood films

Additional Information

  • Principal investigator on study funded by See Jane, a program started by Academy Award winner Geena Davis, on portrayals of males and females in children


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