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Julieta Brambila

 San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, México
Professor of Communication (on leave), Universidad de las Américas Puebla


Julieta Brambila (Ph.D. in Communication at the University of Leeds). She is Professor of Communication (on leave) at the Universidad de las Americas Puebla. Currently, she is finishing a book on “How Journalists Manage Risk and Persevere amid Violence and Fear in Mexico” for Columbia University Press. Between 2020 and 2021, she served as Chief of Communication and Spokeswoman for the Minister of Finance in Mexico.

Scholarly beginnings

A research idea

Envisioning possible futures in the field of communication and media studies

Learn more about Prof. Brambila’s journey

Selected readings

Brambila, J. A., & Hughes, S. (2019). Violence against journalists. The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies, 1-9.

Brambila, J. A. (2017). Forced Silence: Determinants of Journalist Killings in Mexico’s States, 2010–2015. Journal of Information Policy, 7, 297-326.

Brambila, J. A., & Lugo-Ocando, J. (2018). Lobbying for life: Violence against the press and the public interest. In Public Interest Communication (pp. 192-209). Routledge.

Orchard, X., Santamaria, S. G., Brambila, J., & Lugo-Ocando, J. (2020), Media and Governance in Latin America. Peter Lang.

Brambila, J. A. (2021). Afinidades electivas: La lucha trans y los feminismos. Río Arriba.

Watch Prof. Brambila present on “The Journalism Paradox in Mexico” at the Center for Latinx Digital Media

Listen to Prof. Brambila’s insights about her professional journey in El Café Latinx podcast