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Mari  Kornhauser 
Associate Professor
Bachelor's Degree(s): Maryland
Master's Degree: UCLA
Phone: (225) 578-3183
Office: 244-C Allen Hall

Area of Interest

Screenwriting, Television

Awards & Honors

Outstanding Service Award from 8 th District New Orleans Police Department (2004), The Jury Award for Best Feature ("Housebound") at the Stonybrook Festival in New York (2000), Best Emerging Actor Award for Peter Sarsgaard in "Housebound" at the St. Louis Festival (2000).

Selected Publications


Zandalee (1990); The Last Ride (1994); Housebound (2000). 


Mari Kornhauser is one of the writers for HBO's Peabody Award winning television series Treme, seasons two and three.  Treme was created by award winners David Simon (The Wire) and Eric Overmyer.