Sallie Hughes, Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism and Media Management, earned her PhD in Latin American Studies from the Roger Thayer Stone Center at Tulane University. She is the Faculty Director and Senior Faculty Research Area Lead for Latin American Studies at UMIA. Hughes is author of Newsrooms in Conflict: Journalism and the Democratization of Mexico (2006) and co-author of Making a Life in Multiethnic Miami: Immigration and the Rise of a Global City (2014), as well as numerous other academic publications. She has presented her research at universities in the US, Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala and the United Kingdom. Her journalistic work prior to entering academia appeared in The Miami Herald, The Washington Post and Maclean's of Canada, among other outlets. She teaches courses in international communication and ethnic media, and oversees UMIA programming for faculty and graduate students.
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