Mari Castañeda

M Castaneda
Associate Professor & Director of Diversity Advancement, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


311 Machmer Hall


(413) 545-1307

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. (May 2013). Columbia University Press; Soap Operas and Telenovelas in the Digital Age: Global Industries and New Audiences. (2011). Peter Lang Publishers.

Research interests: 

digital media and telecommunication policy; Latina/ethnic media studies; global communications