U.S.-Mexico Borderlands & Latin America

Faculty conduct research and teach about the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and Latin America, with an emphasis on news media, violence against journalists, and international migration and diasporas.

U.S.-Mexico Borderlands & Latin America

Celeste Gonzalez de Bustamante

Celeste González de Bustamante

Associate Professor

Director, Center for Border & Global Journalism

  • Latin America
  • Violence against journalists
  • Television journalism
Ruxandra Guidi

Ruxandra Guidi

Assistant Professor of Practice

  • Audio storytelling
  • Documentary and long-form reporting
  • Media collaborations and public engagement

Jeannine Relly


Director of Global Initiatives, Center for Border & Global Journalism

  • Freedom of expression/access to information
  • Democratic governance
  • Networks and collective action
Jessica Retis

Jessica Retis

Associate Professor

  • Latinxs and media in U.S./Europe/Asia
  • Latin America/migration/diasporas/digital networks/cultural industries
  • Bilingual journalism/journalism studies/journalism education