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Miola, Edna

Edna Miola Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil Associate Professor, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná Globe Twitter Biography Ph.D. in Communication and Associate Professor at UTFPR (Brazil). Visiting Research Fellow at Quello Center, Michigan State University (United States, 2021-2022). Lead researcher at the Research Group on Discourse Communication and Democracy. Articles featured in Journalism Practice, Annals of the

Morales, Reynaldo A.

Reynaldo A. Morales  Evanston, Illinois, United States Assistant Professor, Medill School of Journalism, Media and Integrated Marketing Communications, Northwestern University; Faculty Fellow, Buffett Institute for Global Affairs Globe Biography Reynaldo completed undergraduate media studies at the University of Lima, Peru in the 80’s while working in TV Press. He holds an undergraduate degree in Latin

Rosa, Fernanda R.

Fernanda R. Rosa  Blacksburg, Virginia, United States Assistant Professor, Science, Technology, and Society, Virginia Tech Globe Twitter Biography Fernanda R. Rosa is an Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at Virginia Tech. Her research is situated in the intersection of internet governance and design, social justice, and the global South, and has appeared in

Matias, J. Nathan

J. Nathan Matias  Ithaca, New York, United States Assistant Professor, Department of Communication and Information Science, Cornell University Globe Twitter Biography Dr. J. Nathan Matias organizes citizen behavioral science for a safer, fairer, more understanding internet. A Guatemalan-American, Nathan is an assistant professor in the Cornell University Department of Communication and Information Science. Nathan leads

Martinez, Amanda R.

Amanda R. Martinez  Davidson, North Carolina, United States Associate Professor of Communication and Sociology, Davidson College Globe Twitter Biography Amanda R. Martinez, Ph.D. is an associate professor and chair of the department of Communication Studies at Davidson College. She studies media and communication focusing on the underrepresented, identity, stereotyping, entertainment, and inter-group dynamics. Her publications

Marques, Jamil

Jamil Marques  Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil Associate Professor, Universidade Federal do Paraná Globe Twitter Biography Ph.D. in Communication and Associate Professor at UFPR, Brazil. Visiting Researcher at the School of Journalism, Michigan State University (United States, 2021-2022). CNPq research fellow. Lead researcher at the Research Group on Media, Politics, and Technology (PONTE). Articles featured in Journalism

Flores, Lisa A

Lisa A Flores  Boulder, Colorado, United States Professor, Department of Communication; Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, College of Media, Communication, and Information, University of Colorado Globe Biography Lisa is Professor and Associate Dean. Her interests lie in rhetoric and critical race/gender/queer studies. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including three national book

de Onís, Catalina M.

Catalina M. de Onís Eugene, Oregon, United States Core Faculty, Clark Honors College, University of Oregon Globe Globe Biography Catalina M. de Onís is a core faculty member in the University of Oregon’s Clark Honors College. She teaches courses on Latinx/e communication and environmental communication studies. Her projects take shape in both individual and collaborative

Cepeda, María Elena

María Elena Cepeda Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States Professor of Latina/o/x Studies; Faculty affiliate in Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies and American Studies, Williams College Globe Twitter Biography Cepeda is author of Musical ImagiNation: U.S.-Colombian Identity and the Latin Music Boom and co-editor of The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media. Her recent work appears in Communication,

Casillas, Dolores Inés

Dolores Inés Casillas  Santa Barbara, California, United States Professor, Chicana and Chicano Studies; Director, Chicano Studies Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara Globe Twitter Biography Dolores Inés Casillas is Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies and Director of the Chicano Studies Institute (CSI) at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research focuses primarily on

Arriagada, Arturo

Arturo Arriagada  Santiago, Región Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile Associate Professor, School of Communications and Journalism, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez; Director, Cultura Social Media research lab Globe Twitter Biography Arturo Arriagada, PhD., is an Associate Professor at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile). His areas of interest include digital labor; influencers and creator economy; algorithms and quantification; and political

Suzina, Ana Cristina

Ana Cristina Suzina  London, United Kingdom Leverhulme Early Career Researcher, Institute for Media and Creative Industries, Loughborough University London Globe Twitter Biography Ana Cristina Suzina is a Leverhulme Early Career Researcher in the Institute for Media and Creative Industries at Loughborough University London, working with traditional communities in Brazil and Ecuador to analyse political imagination

Scolari, Carlos

Carlos Scolari  Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Professor, Department of Communication, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Globe Twitter Biography Carlos A. Scolari is Full Professor at the Department of Communication (Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Barcelona), where he coordinates the PhD Program in Communication. His last books are Media Evolution (2019) and Cultura Snack (2020). He was the PI of

Roman-Velazquez, Patria

Patria Roman-Velazquez  London, United Kingdom Senior Lecturer in Culture, Media & Creative Industries, King’s College London Globe Twitter Biography Patria is an interdisciplinary researcher with an interest in urban communication, migrant and ethnic economies, and urban regeneration. Author of The Making of Latin London: Salsa Music, Place and Identity (1999, e-book 2017), and co-author of

Porten-Cheé, Pablo

Pablo Porten-Cheé  Heidelberg, Germany Junior Professor, Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies, Heidelberg University Globe Twitter Biography Dr. Pablo Porten-Cheé is a communication researcher and Junior Professor of Communication Studies and Information Society in Ibero-America at the Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies, Heidelberg University, Germany. Previously, he was head of the research group “Digital Citizenship” at

Medrado, Andrea

Andrea Medrado  London, United Kingdom Lecturer, School of Media and Communication, University of Westminster Globe Twitter Biography Dr. Andrea Medrado is a Lecturer at the University of Westminster. She also worked as an Associate Professor at the Federal Fluminense University. Andrea was the Co-Investigator for the eVoices Network (AHRC), focusing on media activism to fight

Jiménez-Martínez, César

César Jiménez-Martínez  Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom Lecturer in Global Media and Communications, Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University Globe Twitter Biography César Jiménez-Martínez is Lecturer in Global Media and Communications at Cardiff University. His research focuses on mediated nationhood, protest and violence, visibility, journalism, nation branding and public diplomacy. He is the

Escudero, Carolina

Carolina Escudero  Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Director, Missouri School of Journalism’s Barcelona Program, University of Missouri in Spain Globe Biography Dr. Carolina Escudero is a communication and media psychology researcher. She is lecturing for the School of Journalism and the Women and Gender Studies, University of Missouri, United States, since 2008, providing experience in global journalism

Enghel, Florencia

Florencia Enghel  Jönköping, Småland, Sweden Associate Professor, School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University Globe Twitter Biography Florencia Enghel is Associate Professor in Media and Communication Studies (Jönköping University, Sweden) and a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow for 2020-2023. She specializes in the relationship between communication, citizenship and social change. Since 2015 she serves as a member

Borges-Rey, Eddy

Eddy Borges-Rey  Doha, Qatar Associate Professor in Residence, Digital Journalism and Emerging Media, Northwestern University in Qatar Globe Biography Eddy Borges-Rey is an Associate Professor in residence at Northwestern University in Qatar. His area of academic expertise is digital journalism and emerging media. Prior to obtaining an MA and PhD in Media and Communication from

Awad, Isabel

Isabel Awad  Rotterdam, the Netherlands Associate Professor, Media and Communication Department, Erasmus University in Rotterdam Globe Biography Isabel Awad is an associate professor at Erasmus University’s Media and Communication Department in Rotterdam. She (co)leads the Inclusive Cities and Diversity research area within the university’s Vital Cities and Citizens initiative. Her work focuses on the conditions

Porto, Mauro P.

Mauro P. Porto  New Orleans, Louisiana, United States Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Tulane University Globe Biography Mauro Porto is Associate Professor of Communication at Tulane University. He studies political communication and is the author of Media Power and Democratization in Brazil: TV Globo and the Dilemmas of Political Accountability (Routledge, 2012). Porto is currently

Nemer, David

David Nemer  Charlottesville, Virginia, United States Assistant Professor, Media Studies, University of Virginia Globe Twitter Biography David Nemer is an Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Affiliated Faculty in Latin American Studies at the University of Virginia. He is the author of “Technology of the Oppressed” (forthcoming February 2022, MIT Press) and “Favela Digital: The

Gonzalez, Carmen

Carmen Gonzalez  Seattle, Washington, United States Dart Endowed Assistant Professor in Trauma, Journalism, and Communication, Department of Communication, University of Washington Globe Biography Carmen Gonzalez is the Dart Endowed Assistant Professor in Trauma, Journalism, and Communication at the University of Washington. Through interdisciplinary and community-based research, her work is focused on digital equity and health

González de Bustamante, Celeste

Celeste González de Bustamante  Tucson, Arizona, United States Professor, School of Journalism; Director, Center for Border and Global Journalism, University of Arizona Globe Twitter Biography Dr. Celeste González de Bustamante directs the Center for Border and Global Journalism at the University of Arizona School of Journalism. She is affiliated with the UA Center for Latin

Gonzales, Amy

Amy Gonzales  Santa Barbara, California, United States Associate Professor, Department of Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara Globe Biography Amy Gonzales is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her work examines the benefits of information and communication technologies for social support,and well-being, and the costs of

Falicov, Tamara L.

Tamara L. Falicov  Lawrence, Kansas, United States Professor, Film and Media Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Kansas Globe Biography Tamara Falicov is a Professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of Kansas and the Center for Latin

Dodel, Matías

Matías Dodel  Montevideo, Uruguay Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Universidad Católica del Uruguay Globe Twitter Biography Matías Dodel (He/him) holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Haifa and is currently an Associate Professor at Universidad Católica del Uruguay. His research interests focus on digital inequalities, social stratification, and digital safety. He has

Brambila, Julieta

Julieta Brambila  San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, México Professor of Communication (on leave), Universidad de las Américas Puebla Globe Twitter Biography 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

Beltrán, Héctor

Héctor Beltrán  Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Globe Twitter Biography Héctor Beltrán is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at MIT. He is a sociocultural anthropologist who draws upon his background in computer science to understand how the technical aspects of computing intersect with issues of identity, race, ethnicity,

Bachmann, Ingrid

Ingrid Bachmann  Santiago, Región Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile Associate Professor, School of Communications, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Globe Twitter Biography Ingrid Bachmann is an associate professor in the School of Communications at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, where she chaired the Journalism Department between 2016 and 2020. A former reporter, her research addresses the

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-Guzmán, 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 University City, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Dean, College of Communication, University of Sharjah Globe Twitter Biography Professor Jairo Lugo-Ocando, PhD is the Dean of the College of Communication at the University of Sharjah in the U.A.E. He previously served as the Director of Executive and Graduate Education at Northwestern University in Qatar. Until

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