Cristina Mislán is an associate professor of journalism studies in the Missouri School of Journalism, where she teaches courses in cross-cultural journalism, gender and media, qualitative research methods, and critical theory.
Mislán’s research focuses on areas of media history, critical/cultural studies, and transnational/globalization studies. She draws on critical/cultural studies to examine how various forms of alternative media have influenced national and transnational dialogues around race, class, and gender politics. Some of her current work also examines media representation, particularly as it relates to race and gender identities.
Mislán has published in several journals, including Social Movement Studies, International Journal of Communication, Feminist Media Studies and Communication, Culture, and Critique. Her research has won a number of awards from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA).
Mislán holds bachelor’s degree in English and psychology as well as a master’s degree in journalism from Louisiana State University. She received her doctoral degree in media studies with a minor in Latin American Graduate Studies at Pennsylvania State University.