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Ana Cristina Suzina

 London, United Kingdom
Leverhulme Early Career Researcher, Institute for Media and Creative Industries, Loughborough University London


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 and political voice. Her research interests include grassroots communication, social change, participation and power asymmetries, particularly focused on Latin America.

Scholarly beginnings

A research idea

Envisioning possible futures in the field of communication and media studies

Learn more about Prof. Suzina’s journey

Selected readings

Suzina, A.C. (editor) (2021). The evolution of Popular Communication in Latin America. Palgrave Macmillan.

Citelli, A., Suzina, A.C. & Tufte, T. (guest editors). Special Issue Paulo Freire, 100 Years. Revista Matrizes, 15(3) (out/dez. 2021). Available both in English and Portuguese, Open Access:

Suzina, A. C. (2021). English as lingua franca. Or the sterilisation of scientific work. Media, Culture & Society, 43(1), 171-179. Available in English, Open Access: and Spanish, Open Access:

Suzina, A.C. (2020). Discursos dissonantes: problematizando um modelo de comunicação libertadora através dos conceitos de coexistência e justiça cognitiva. In N. Prata & S. C. Pessoa, Fluxos comunicacionais e crise da democracia (pp.88-101). São Paulo, Intercom. Available in Portuguese, Open Access:

Suzina, A.C. & Sartoretto, P.M. (guest editors). Special Issue “Latin-American Communicational Thinking − challenges and perspectives of de-westernization of the Global South”, Volume I: Reencontros e Estranhamentos. Revista Comunicação Mídia e Consumo. Ano 18, v.18, n.51 (jan./abr. 2021). Available both in English and Portuguese, Open Access:


Watch Prof. Suzina present on “The Kawsac Sacha and a circular approach to communication” at the Center for Latinx Digital Media

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