University of California, Santa Barbara — Santa Barbara, CA

Ph.D., 2017, Film and Media Studies

Concordia University — Montreal, QC

M.A., 2013, Film Studies

University of Toronto — Toronto, ON

B.A. (Hons.), 2011, Cinema Studies and Economics


Journal Articles

“The Datalogical Drug Mule,” Feminist Media Histories 3.3 (July 2017)

“Imaging Dissent: Online Mexican Activism on the Global Stage,” Media Fields Journal, No. 9 (September 2015)

Book Chapters

“Tunnelling Media: Geoblocking and Online Border Resistance,” in Geoblocking and Global Video Culture, edited by Ramon Lobato and James Meese (January 2016)

Journal Issues Edited

“Digital Distribution,” Media Fields Journal, No. 10 (November 2015), co-edited with Jennifer Hessler

Digital Publications

“Elena of Avalor and the Fantastical World of Latinx Identity,” Cléo: A Journal of Film and Feminism, December 15, 2016

“‘Blim and Chill’: Telenovelas and Class Ideologies in the Online Streaming Wars,” Flow TV: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture, November 29, 2016

“‘It’s in my Code!’: Glitch as Gendered Ontology,” Disney Princesses, In Media Res, March 29, 2016

“Introduction: Digital Distribution and Cultural Power,” Media Fields Journal No. 10, November 2015, co-written with Jennifer Hessler.

“Border Futures,” Imagining the Border, In Media Res, February 16, 2015

“DreamWorks Animation Downsizes,” Media Industries Project Research, February 11, 2015

“Women Take On the Summer Box Office,” Media Industries Project Research, September 29, 2014

“Small Festivals, Youth, and the Monterrey International Film Festival,” Mediatico, September 28, 2014

“Precarious Creativity Conference Report,” co-written with Kevin Sanson, Media Industries Project Research, June 10, 2014

“Narcocinema: From Mexploitation to Drugsploitation,” Contemporary Exploitation Cinema, In Media Res, December 21, 2012

Book Reviews

“Contemporary Latina/o Media by Arlene Davila and Yeidy M. Rivero,” Media Industries Project Research, February 18, 2015

“Producing Bollywood by Tejaswini Ganti,” Media Industries Project Research, May 14, 2014

Blog Posts

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    “Tunneling Futures: Speculative Art and Underground Public Space,” Society for Literature, Science, and Arts Annual Meeting , Tempe, AZ (November 2017)


    Society for Cinema and Media Studies

    Latin American Studies Association

    International Communication Association

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