Assistant Professor
University of Houston

Dr. Madrid-Morales is an assistant professor of journalism in the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston. He holds a Ph.D. degree in media and communication from City University of Hong Kong, and M.A. degrees in international relations (Freie Universität, Berlin) and contemporary East Asian studies (Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona). His research falls at the nexus of global media studies, international politics and popular culture, and is geographically focused in the Global South, particularly East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.