Susana Martínez-Guillem

    Associate Professor, Communication and Journalism

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Dr. Susana Martínez Guillem holds an appointment in the Department of Communication and Journalism at The University of New Mexico. She offers graduate-level classes for Latin American Studies students, with topics exploring the discursive articulations of knowledge and power, subjectivity and identity, cultural citizenship, linguistic landscapes, globalization, memory, and borderlands, among others. Her research and teaching interests are in critical discourse studies, cultural studies, interpretive and critical approaches to intercultural communication, and rhetorics of immigration, race and racism in the European Union and the United States. In her research, she explores the reciprocal relationship between social practices and culture. In 2014, she was awarded the Outstanding Research Award by the National Communication Association's International and Intercultural Communication Division. 


  • PhD, University of Colorado-Boulder (2012)

Research Areas

  • Critical Discourse Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Rhetorics of Immigration, Race, and Racism
  • Bilingualism/Translanguaging
  • Culture, Places & Spaces

Latin American Studies Courses

*Latin America-related courses offered during the past three years*

  • CJ 506 Critical and Cultural Studies