Carlos Davalos

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.