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Amaya, Hector

Hector Amaya  Los Angeles, California, United States Professor of Communication Studies and Director of USC’s Annenberg School of Communication Globe Twitter Biography Hector Amaya researches Latinx media studies, immigration, and transnationalism. In addition to dozens of articles, he is the author of three books. His latest, Trafficking: Narcoculture in Mexico and the United States (Duke

Waisbord, Silvio

Silvio Waisbord Washington, D.C., United States Director and Professor, School of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University Globe Twitter Biography Silvio Waisbord is Director and Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University. He is the author or editor of eighteen books, and articles on journalism and politics, communication

Valenzuela, Sebastián

Sebastián Valenzuela Santiago, Región Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile Associate Professor, School of Communications, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Associate Researcher, Millennium Institute for Foundational Research on Data Globe Twitter Biography Sebastián Valenzuela is associate professor in the School of Communications at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and associate researcher with the Millennium Institute for Foundational

Valdivia, Angharad N.

Angharad N. Valdivia Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, United States Chair, Department of Latina Latino Studies; Research Professor, Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Globe Twitter Biography Angharad N. Valdivia is Research Professor at the Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois. Her books include A Latina in the Land of Hollywood; Feminism, Multiculturalism and the

Soto-Vásquez, Arthur D.

Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez Laredo, Texas, United States Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Communication, Texas A&M International University Globe Biography Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez, Ph.D. studies the relationship between digital media, popular culture, and identity making. He has previously published award-winning research on digital privacy and on presidential rhetoric regarding Latinxs in the United States. His

Siles, Ignacio

Ignacio Siles San Pedro Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica Professor, School of Communication, Universidad de Costa Rica Globe Twitter Biography Ignacio Siles is professor in the School of Communication at the Universidad de Costa Rica. He is the author of A Transnational History of the Internet in Central America: Networks, Integration and Development

Saldaña, Magdalena

Magdalena Saldaña Santiago, Región Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile Assistant professor, School of Communications, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Junior researcher, Millenium Institute for Foundational Research on Data Globe Twitter Biography Magdalena Saldaña is an assistant professor in the School of Communications at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, where she teaches social media, data journalism, and

Rojas, Hernando

Hernando Rojas Madison, Wisconsin, United States Helen Firstbrook Franklin Professor and Director – School of Journalism & Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison Globe Twitter Biography His scholarship focuses on political communication, in particular examining: (a) the deployment of new communication technologies for mobilization; (b) the influence of audience perceptions on opinion; and (c) the conditions

Rodríguez, Clemencia

Clemencia Rodríguez Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Professor, Department of Media Studies and Production, Klein College of Media and Communication, Temple University Globe Biography Dr. Clemencia Rodríguez is a Professor in the Department of Media Studies and Production at Temple University. She is known for her “citizens’ media theory,” a groundbreaking approach to understanding the role

Rivero, Yeidy M.

Yeidy M. Rivero Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States Professor and Chair Department of Film, Television, and Media at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Globe Twitter Biography Yeidy M. Rivero is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Film, Television, and Media, and a Professor in American Culture. She is the author of

Rivera, Yonaira M.

Yonaira M. Rivera New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States Assistant Professor of Communication, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University – New Brunswick Globe Twitter Biography Yonaira M. Rivera (PhD, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health) is an Assistant Professor at Rutgers School of Communication & Information. Her scholarship explores health communication initiatives to reduce

Retis, Jessica

Jessica Retis Tucson, Arizona, United States Professor, School of Journalism; Master’s in Bilingual Journalism, Program Director, University of Arizona Globe Twitter Biography Retis holds a Major in Communications (University of Lima) a Masters in Latin American Studies (UNAM Mexico) and a Ph.D. in Contemporary Latin America (Complutense University of Madrid). She worked for two decades

Mourão, Rachel R.

Rachel R. Mourão East Lansing, Michigan, United States Assistant Professor, School of Journalism, Michigan State University Globe Twitter Biography Dr. Mourão is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism at MSU. Her research focuses on the relationship between journalism, technology, and politics in the US and Latin America. Employing quantitative and qualitative methods, her

Molina, Isabel

Isabel Molina-Guzmán Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, United States Professor, Department of Latina/Latino Studies; Department of Communication; Associate Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Globe Twitter Biography Isabel Molina-Guzmán is a professor of communication and Latina/Latino Studies with affiliations in Gender & Women Studies, Latin American & Caribbean

Mitchelstein, Eugenia

Eugenia Mitchelstein Victoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina Associate professor and Chair, Department of Social Sciences, Universidad de San Andrés. Co-Director; Center for the Study of Media and Society in Argentina (MESO) Globe Twitter Biography Eugenia Mitchelstein is associate professor and director of the Department of Social Sciences at Universidad de San Andrés (Argentina), and co-director of

Mellado, Claudia

Claudia Mellado Valparaíso, Región de Valparaíso, Chile Professor, School of Journalism, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso Globe Twitter Biography Claudia Mellado is Professor of Journalism at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile. She is the Principal Investigator of the Journalistic Role Performance cross-national project www.journalisticperformance.org. Her research focuses on journalistic cultures, professional roles, social

Mejias, Ulises A.

Ulises A. Mejias  Oswego, New York, United States Professor, Communication Studies, SUNY Oswego Globe Twitter Biography Ulises A. Mejias is professor and director of the Institute for Global Engagement at SUNY Oswego. He is the author of Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World (2013), and with Nick Couldry, of The Costs of Connection: How

Márquez-Ramírez, Mireya

Mireya Márquez-Ramírez Lomas de Santa Fe, Mexico City, Mexico Associate Professor of Journalism Studies and Media Theory, Department of Communications, Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City Globe Twitter Biography She has a PhD in Media and Communications (Goldsmiths, University of London), and a MA in Journalism Studies (Cardiff University). Her interests include comparative media systems and journalism

Lugo-Ocando, Jairo A.

Jairo Lugo-Ocando Education City, Doha, Qatar Director of Executive and Graduate Education and Professor in Residence at Northwestern University (Qatar Campus) Globe Twitter Biography Jairo Lugo-Ocando, PhD worked previously as a journalist in Latin America. He has been awarded several research grants over the years. His main research examines the news media, poverty and development.

Leon-Boys, Diana

Diana Leon-Boys Tampa, Florida, United States Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, University of South Florida Globe Twitter Biography Diana Leon-Boys is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication and affiliate faculty in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and the Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean at the University

Gutiérrez, Arcelia

Arcelia Gutiérrez Irvine, California, United States Assistant Professor, Film & Media Studies, School of Humanities, University of California, Irvine Globe Twitter Biography Dr. Gutiérrez’s research focuses on Latinx media advocacy and activism from the 1980s to the present. She explores how Latinx media activists have navigated processes of deregulation and neo-liberalization and the strategies they’ve

García-Perdomo, Víctor

Víctor García-Perdomo Chía, Cundinamarca, Colombia Associate Professor, Universidad de La Sabana Globe Twitter Biography Víctor García-Perdomo, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the School of Communication at Universidad de La Sabana in Bogotá, Colombia, where he works as the Director of the Master Program in Digital Journalism and Communication. He received his Ph.D. in Journalism

Galperin, Hernan

Hernan Galperin Los Angeles, California, United States Professor and Director, Annenberg Research Network on International Communication, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California Globe Twitter Biography Hernan Galperin is an internationally recognized expert on Internet policy and digital inequality. His research uses surveys, field experiments and other quantitative methods to understand the determinants of

Díaz, Vanessa

Vanessa Díaz Los Angeles, California, United States Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies; Loyola Marymount University Globe Twitter Biography Vanessa Díaz is a multimedia ethnographer and journalist whose work focuses on issues of race, gender, and labor in popular culture across the Americas. Grounded in her experience as a red carpet reporter for People

Cueva Chacón, Lourdes M.

Lourdes M. Cueva Chacón San Diego, California, United States Assistant Professor, School of Journalism & Media Studies, San Diego State University Globe Twitter Biography Lourdes M. Cueva Chacón is an Assistant Professor in the School of Journalism & Media Studies at San Diego State University. She earned her PhD from The University of Texas at

Correa, Teresa

Teresa Correa Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile Associate professor, School of Communication; Director of CICLOS, Universidad Diego Portales Globe Twitter Biography Teresa Correa (PhD., U. Texas-Austin) is associate professor in the School of Communication and director of the research center CICLOS at Universidad Diego Portales in Chile. Her research–which has been published in more than 50

Castañeda, Mari

Mari Castañeda Amherst, Massachusetts, United States Dean, Commonwealth Honors College; Professor, Department of Communication, University of Massachusetts Amherst Globe Twitter Biography Mari Castañeda is Professor of Communication and Dean of the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her fields of study include Latinx/Chicana media studies and political economy of communication. Her recent

Calvo, Ernesto

Ernesto Calvo College Park, Maryland, United States Professor, University of Maryland Globe Twitter Biography Ernesto Calvo (PhD, Northwestern University 2001), is Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland and Director of the interdisciplinary Lab for Computational Social Science (iLCSS). His research focuses on the study of comparative political institutions, representation, and framing

Beltrán, Mary

Mary Beltrán Austin, Texas, United States Associate Professor, Radio-Television-Film; Former Founding Director, Latino Media Arts & Studies Program, University of Texas at Austin Globe Twitter Biography Mary Beltrán is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film and was the founding director of the Latino Media Arts & Studies Program at the University of Texas

Báez, Jillian

Jillian Báez New York, New York, United States Associate Professor, Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies, Hunter College, CUNY; Doctoral Faculty, Women’s and Gender Studies, CUNY Graduate Center Globe Biography Jillian Báez is an associate professor of Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies at Hunter College, CUNY. She is the author of In Search of Belonging: Latinas,

Aruguete, Natalia

Natalia Aruguete Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina Researcher, CONICET; Professor, Universidad de Quilmes Globe Twitter Biography Natalia Aruguete (PhD UNQ, 20XX) is Professor of the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes and the Universidad Austral, and a member of CONICET (Argentina’s Federal Agency for the development of Science and Technology). She has published three books and fifty articles