Dr. Sallie Hughes is an inter-disciplinary communications scholar with a specialization in Latin America, the Caribbean and their Diasporas. She is the co-author of the book Making a Life in Multi-Ethnic Miami: Immigration and the Rise of a Global City (Lynne Rienner Publishers: Latino Studies Series, 2014) and author of Newsrooms in Conflict: Journalism and the Democratization of Mexico (University of Pittsburgh Press: Latin America Series, 2006). Her first book was recognized by AEJMC as a top book in mass communication for 2006. The Political Communication and Ethnicity and Race in Communication divisions of the International Communication Association recognized her work with best paper awards, in 2003 and 2013 respectively. She recently joined the editorial board of the International Journal of Press/Politics and is the program track chair for Mass Media and Popular Culture for the 2014 Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, of which she has been a member since 1998. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Journalism and Media Management and the Latin American Studies Program at The University of Miami.
Read about and download the introduction to Dr. Hughes' new book, Making a Life in Multiethnic Miami: Immigration and the Rise of a Global City