Posts made in November, 2020

Academic Models in Hollywood

Posted by on Nov 3, 2020 in Blog, Critic's Area | 0 comments

Do models need a PhD? Some certainly do — especially when it comes to walking the talk, so to speak, in critical studies of fame and fashion. Gaining a practical understanding of the Hollywood industry rather than simply studying the runways can provide deep insights into academic models at large. As a certified actor from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (Los Angeles) and first South Asian celebrity studies scholar, I critically explore socio-cultural issues in fame while I offer media interviews and modelling to represent visible minority and sexism in the entertainment industry.  My...

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