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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Media, Film & Journalism Studies

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Faculty & Staff

Carlos Jimenez, PhD

Carlos JimenezOffice Location: Media, Film & Journalism Studies Building, Room 107A

Phone: 303-871-4317


About: Carlos' research broadly examines the role of media (mobile phones, social media, community radio, and automation) in the everyday lives of low-wage immigrant workers. In California he helped farmworkers build a community radio station from the ground up. You can tune in to Radio Indígena His research in Denver currently focuses on the role of media technology in the everyday lives of day laborers.

Selected Classes: 

  • MFJS 2000: Introduction to Film Criticism
  • MFJS 2210: Introduction to Media and Culture
  • MFJS 3212: Film History II: Sound Cinema
  • MFJS 3900: Topics in MFJS – Latin American Film History
  • MFJS 3900: Audio Documentary
  • ASEM: Media Infrastructures


  • PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • MA, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • BA, DePaul University

Selected Publications:

  • Jimenez, C. (2019) "Antenna Dilemmas: The Rise of an Indigenous-Language Low-Power Radio Station in Southern California," Journal of Radio and Audio Media. (forthcoming)
  • Jimenez, C. (2016) "From Telephones in Rural Oaxaca to Mobile Phones Among Mixtec Farm Workers in Oxnard, California," New Media and Society doi:10.1177/1461444816655098.
  • Jimenez, C. (2016) "Spaces of Media and Migration," Media Fields Journal 12.

Find out more about Dr. Jimenez from his Faculty Spotlight article, featured in the Fall 2017 issue of the MFJS newsletter. Faculty Spotlight: New Faces at MFJS.