College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
  Jillian Baez
Assistant Professor
Media Culture

Jillian Baez
Assistant Professor

Office : Building 1P Room 226
Phone : 718.982.2143
Fax : 718.982.2710

Degrees :
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A., Hunter College/CUNY

Biography / Academic Interests :
Professor BŠez specializes in Latina/o media, audience studies, transnational feminisms, and media literacy. She has published her work in the Journal of Popular Communication, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Womenís Studies Quarterly, and Centro: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies. Professor BŠez is currently writing a book on Latina audiences' engagement with images of the Latina body in film, television, and advertising. She is also writing several articles on the use of social media in the immigrant rights movement.
Professor BŠez teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses at the College of Staten Island. These courses include: Media Audiences, Media and the Margins, Media Industries, History of Print Media, Film and Media Research Analysis, and Introduction to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Scholarship / Publications :
BŠez, J. (2014). Latina/o audiences as citizens: Bridging culture, media, and politics. In A. DŠvila & Y. Rivero (Eds.), Contemporary Latina/o media: Production, circulation and politics (pp. 267-284). New York: New York University Press.

BŠez, J. & CastaŮeda, M. (2014). Two sides of the same story: Media narratives of Latinos and the subprime mortgage crisis. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 31(1): 27-41.

BŠez, J. (2013). Structurelessness 2.0. Womenís Studies Quarterly, 41(3-4): 253-256.