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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


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 American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies, a Master of Science with the School of Education, and a joint PhD with the School of Education and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Scholarly beginnings

A research idea

Envisioning possible futures in the field of communication and media studies

Learn more about Prof. Morales’ journey

Selected readings

Morales, R. A., Kumar Sunuwar, D., & Veran, C. (2021). Building Global Indigenous Media Networks: Envisioning Sustainable and Regenerative Futures around Indigenous Peoples’ Meaningful Representation. Humanities, 10(104).

Morales, R. A. (2020). Educational Digital Media Tools to Reformulate Activity and Object in Indigenous Science and Environmental Education. EDU REVIEW. International Education and Learning Review/Revista Internacional de Educación y Aprendizaje, 8(3), 127-134.

Caldwell, C., Thunder, C., Lauffer, H. B., Flick, K., Orie, L., Morales, R., Gauthier, J., & Grignon, J. (2018). The POSOH Project: Collaboratively supporting a community-driven perspective on sustainability and commitment to the Menominee Forest’s stewardship. Tribal College and University Research Journal, 2, 49-67.


Watch Prof. Morales present on “The Roles of Journalism and Media in Indigenous Peoples’ Contributions to the Global Sustainable Development Goals” at the Center for Latinx Digital Media

Listen to Prof. Morales’ insights about his professional journey in El Café Latinx podcast