Diego M. CortesDiego M. Cortes

Email Address: dcortes@ucsd.edu 

Education

  • PhD. Student 
    Department of Communication
    University of California, San Diego
  • M.A in Latin American Studies
    University of California, San Diego 2010
    Thesis: “The Coverage of Mass Media on the 2008 and 2009 Indigenous Mobilizations in Colombia”
  • B.A in Sociology
    Hunter College, the City University of New York, 2008

Research Interests

  • Monopolization of Mass Media in Colombia, Community Radio (Colombia and Argentina), Marxist Theory, Theology of Liberation, Critical Theory, Human Rights Discourses, Development Discourses, and Traveling (49 countries and counting).

Awards

  • Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) Program 2011
    Social Science Research Council
  • Tinker Research Travel Grant for Field Research in Argentina 2011
    University of California, San Diego
  • Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship, 09/2010 – 08/2011
    University of California, San Diego
  • Foreign Language Academic Scholarship - Academic Year (Portuguese) 09/2009 – 05/2010
    University of California, San Diego
  • Tinker Research Travel Grant for Field Research in Colombia 2009
    University of California, San Diego
  • San Diego Fellowship, 09/2008 – 08/2009
    University of California, San Diego
  • Welfare-Grad School Scholarship, 2008
    Hunter College, CUNY
  • Hunter College Sociology Award, 2008
    Hunter College, CUNY

PhD. Students