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Florencia Enghel

 Jönköping, Småland, Sweden
Associate Professor, School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University


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 of IAMCR’s Clearinghouse on Public Statements.

Scholarly beginnings

A research idea

Envisioning possible futures in the field of communication and media studies

Learn more about Prof. Enghel’s journey

Selected readings

Enghel, M.F. & Becerra, M. (2021) “How to incorporate Latin American communication studies into Northern/Western circles? Reflections on academic pluralism as co-production” in Orchard, X., García, S., Brambila, J., & Lugo-Ocando, J. (eds.) Media and Governance in Latin America: Towards a Plurality of Voices. Bern: Peter Lang.

Enghel, M.F. (2020) “Disappearance” in Tacchi, J. and Tufte, T. (eds.) Communication for Social Change – Concepts to think with. London: Palgrave.

Enghel, M.F. & Becerra, M. (2018) “Here and there: (re)situating Latin America in international communication theory” in Communication Theory. Vol. 28, Issue 2,

Enghel, M.F. (2016) “Understanding the donor-driven practice of development communication: from media engagement to a politics of mediation” in Global Media Journal/Canadian edition, Vol. 9, Issue 1.

Enghel, M.F. (2015) “Towards a political economy of communication in development?” in Nordicom Review 36.


Watch Prof. Enghel present on “Everyday life, gender (in)justice and communicational practices in Argentina: Context, keywords, method and initial findings” at the Center for Latinx Digital Media

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