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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Media, Film & Journalism Studies


Faculty & Staff

Carlos Jimenez, PhD

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

Phone: 303-871-4317

Email:  [email protected] 


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.

Areas of Focus

Film studies and production, film criticism, Latin American film, video ethnography, community engagement.


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

Selected Accomplishments

  • "From Telephones in Rural Oaxaca to Mobile Phones Among Mixtec Farm Workers in Oxnard, California," New Media and Society (June 2016), doi:10.1177/1461444816655098.
  • "Spaces of Media and Migration," Media Fields Journal, co-editor, no. 12, 2016: