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Barbara Hales

Barbara Hales, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3411
Email: hales@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1508


Barbara Hales, Ph.D. is an associate professor of history at the University of Houston-Clear Lake.  She holds a M.A. in history from Cambridge University, England, as well as a M.A. in German studies from the University of Arizona. She received her doctorate from the University of Arizona in comparative cultural and literary studies, with a dissertation entitled "Dark Mirror: Constructions of the Criminal Femme Fatale in Weimar Film and Hollywood Film Noir."
She has received research grants from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst. Her publications focus on film history, cultural studies, and intellectual history of the Weimar Republic. Her current research interests include women and the occult in Weimar, Germany, early Weimar film, and representations of the Holocaust in cinema.

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