|Angharad N. Valdivia
Primary Areas of Interest: International communications;
feminist studies; post-colonial studies; Latin American studies; latina/latino studies;
multicultural studies. Professor Valdivia's research combines the areas of feminist
multicultural issues with international communications studies.
She has conducted field research in Nicaragua, Peru, and Chile.
Current research projects include theoretical issues surrounding women of color in the
audience; reinterpreting the "silence" of post-colonial female subjects; and
analyzing the overlap of issues of class, ethnicity, and gender in lingerie catalogs and
Professor Valdivia is editor of Feminism, Multiculturalism, and the
Media: Global Diversities [Sage: 1995] and is finishing a book entitled The Frustrations
of Culture: Gender, Race and Class in the Everyday. She has published essays in the
Journal of Communication, the Journal of International Communication, the Review of
Education/Pedagogy/Cultural Studies, the International Journal of Inclusive Education,
Women and Language, and Chasqui. She is the editor of the Communications and Culture
section of the forthcoming Global Women's Encyclopedia. Professor Valdivia is an associate
faculty member with Women's Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies,
Women and Development, and Latina/Latino Studies.
Ph.D., Communications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.