Christopher Chávez, School of Journalism and Communication

Christopher Chávez

cchavez4@uoregon.edu
Academic Areas:
Popular Culture, Television, Advertising Trends, Race and Ethnicity

Christopher Chávez is an expert in media studies and how it relates to popular culture, advertising and issues of race and ethnicity. At the University of Oregon, he is an assistant professor of media studies and advertising. Chris’ research focuses on marginalized communities. He has written extensively about the lack of Latinos in music, television and film and LGBTQ targeted advertising. In the past, Chris has commented on the Cover Oregon campaign, how advertisers are dealing with the legalization of marijuana, and changing television practices.

Contact:
cchavez4@uoregon.edu | 541-346-9141 | @cachavez4

Websites:
http://journalism.uoregon.edu/member/chavez_christopher/

Recent Media:
Where were the Latinos at South by Southwest? (The Conversation, April 1, 2015)
UO School of Journalism hosts Charlie Hebdo discussion (KLCC, Jan. 14, 2015)
Legal pot takes another step toward mainstream in Stephen Colbert pistachio ad (KIRO Radio, June 12, 2014)
Oregon to spend $28 million to raise awareness of health exchange (Oregon Public Broadcasting, Sept. 20, 2013)