Posted by Elena del Valle on February 5, 2007
Professors Diana Rios, Ph.D., and Federico Subervi, Ph.D.
Photos: Diana Rios, Ph.D., Federico Subervi, Ph.D.
A podcast interview with Diana Rios, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Communication Sciences, University of Connecticut and Federico Subervi, Ph.D., professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Texas State University-San Marcos and director Latinos and Media Project, is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing & Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, they discuss Latino identity with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.
Associate professor Rios’ research and teaching include minorities, women and media, media effects, and cross-cultural communication. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin. She is former associate director of the Puerto Rican/Latino Studies Institute of the University of Connecticut.
Professor Subervi has been conducting research, publishing and teaching on a broad range of issues related to the mass media and ethnic minorities, especially Latinos in the United States, since the early 1980s. His book, The Mass Media and Latino Politics, is scheduled for publication in early 2007.
Among his other activities from his home base in Austin, Dr. Subervi directs the Latinos and Media Project, a site dedicated to the dissemination of research and resources pertaining to Latinos and the media, and serves as chair of the Board of Directors of Latinitas, Inc., an organization and Web-based magazine for Latina adolescents and teens.
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“Latino Identity and Situational Latinidad ” audio recording
Presenters Diana Rios and Ph.D., Federico Subervi, Ph.D.