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Dr. Roberto Avant-Mier


Roberto Avant-Mier (PhD, University of Utah) is an Associate Professor and Research Fellow in the Department of Communication at The University of Texas at El Paso, and he is also affiliated faculty in Chicano Studies at UTEP. He is the author of Rock the Nation: Latin/o Identities and the Latin Rock Diaspora (2010), which examines the articulation(s) of Latino/as, identity, and rock music, and the co-author of Cine-Mexicans: An Introduction to Chicano Cinema (2018), which was based on several years of research and teaching of film theory and analysis of the image(s) of Mexicans in U.S./Hollywood movies & films.