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Professor
314 Machmer Hall
(413) 545-3585

Research interest in the ethnography of communication, communication codes, and cultural discourse analysis. Areal interests in Australian, Blackfeet, Finnish, Russian, and USian practices. Focal concerns are environmental communication and intercultural communication.

For a description of our graduate area in Social Interaction and Culture see:

http://works.bepress.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1033&context=donal_carbaugh

Professor & Director of Diversity Advancement College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Communication / Integrative Learning Center, Rm S328 / 650 North Pleasant Street / University of Massachusetts / Amherst, MA 01003-1100

My research interests include the study of digital media and telecommunication policy, Latina/ethnic media studies, and global communications. My work promotes "engaged scholarship" and aims to address inequality, power, community voices, and the role of intersectionalities in shaping media and cultural spaces.  My recent co-edited books are: Mothers in Academia (2013, Columbia University Press) and Soap Operas and Telenovelas in the Digital Age: Global Industries and New Audiences (2011, Peter Lang Pulishers).

As a faculty member, I am also affiliated with the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latina/o Studies; Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies; and the Center for Public Policy.

ScholarWorks (including examples of community-based student work):          http://works.bepress.com/mari_castaneda/doctype.html#presentation 

Director of Diversity Advancement:    http://www.umass.edu/sbs/faculty/search_guidelines.htm

Profiles of my work at UMass Amherst:    http://www.umass.edu/sbs/faculty/profiles/castaneda.htm      http://www.umass.edu/researchnext/giving-voice

Associate Professor
310 Machmer Hall
(413) 545-3742

My research interests include cultural studies, media theory and criticism, and philopsohy of communication.

Associate Professor
Core faculty member in the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies and Coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Film Studies. For more details about the Graduate Certificate in Film Studies and the Interdepartmental Program in Film please see www.umass.edu/film.
306 Machmer Hall
(413) 545-6348

My current and ongoing research interests are focused on international cinema, primarily non-western cinema (Cinemas of the Global South)--especially Arab, Asian, and African cinema; international co-productions; diasporic audiences; international transmedia stardom and celebrity; international film festivals; Afropop and Arabpop music and film; intercultural film/video and multimedia installations by women. My writing has appeared in the following academic journals and arts publications: Afterimage, Asian Cinema, Asian Journal of Communication, Cinema Journal, Cinemaya, Film Quarterly, History, Journal of Film and Video, Journal of Popular Film and Television, Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media, Literature/Film Quarterly, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Spectator: Journal of Film and Television Criticism, Tamkang Review, Velvet Light Trap, and others. My authored or coauthored articles have been published in the anthologies Fandom: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World (New York University Press, 2007), Global Currents: Media and Technology Now (Rutgers University Press, 2004), Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers (Routledge, 2002, and the 2nd edition Fifty Contemporary Film Directors, 2010), Transnational Chinese Cinemas (University of Hawaii, 1997), and others. I am also editor of the book Contemporary Asian Cinema: Popular Culture in a Global Frame (Berg, 2006) and a special issue of the journal Quarterly Review of Film and Video on the International Film Star (Volume 19.1, 2002).

Professor
315 Machmer Hall
(413) 545 2895

My research interests revolve around power, identity, body and culture, particularly as they are connected to discourse and performance. I generally situate my research in the context of social justice, critical pedagogy and community activism. My work has appeared in feminist, community service learning, communication, education, performance, mediation and development communication journals and in books dealing with topics such as whiteness studies, food studies, meda literacy, intercultural communication, communication education, communication activism, ethics and new media. Of particular concern in my work are the performances and spaces in which bodies are identified and legislated as raced, gendered, classed, etc.