Carlos Davalos

Carlos Davalos eating

Carlos Davalos is part of SJMC’s Ph.D. program. His work is influenced by Mexico’s society and popular culture. Primary research focuses on the influence of U.S. mass media & mainstream culture in the configuration of Mexican identity. Cultural, post-colonial, and media studies are central interests.  In 2017 Carlos received an MA degree from UT Austin’s Ethnomusicology Department for his work on Mexico’s hip-hop movement. In 2009 he received a professional MA from UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism for his work on Mexico City’s illegal, underground drug-rehab facilities —anexos. Previously, Carlos was a journalist in Mexico City and taught at the Communications Department in Mexico City’s Universidad Iberoamericana.