Film & Media Studies Graduate Student

Amaru Tejeda


Amaru Tejeda is a MA/PhD student in Film and Media Studies at UC Santa Barbara. His research interests include Latinx media, media industry studies, and environmental media, with a particular interest in the question of power and its uneven concentration on the side of corporate interests. He received his BA in Media Studies from Pomona College in 2013, and taught critical media literacy to high school students in his hometown on the Eastside of Los Angeles before coming to UCSB. Amaru is a member of the Media Fields Journal Editorial Collective.