Dr. Celeste González de Bustamante is an assistant professor at the University of Arizona School of Journalism, and an affiliated faculty member of the UA Center for Latin American Studies. Currently, she teaches two journalism reporting courses that focus on the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Her research focuses on the history of news media in Mexico, Brazil, and the U.S.-Mexico border region. Dr. Bustamante has more than 15 years of professional journalism experience in commercial and public television.
- B.A., San Jose State University
- M.A., University of Arizona
- Ph.D., University of Arizona
Research focuses on the history and development of television news and media in Latin America, primarily Mexico and Brazil. Specific interests include the negotiation between media production and viewers’ interpretations, and the limits of media power and influence over citizens in emerging democracies.
- J 380 Television News Writing
- J 385 Introduction to Television Reporting and Production
- J 490c Arizona Cat’s Eye
- J 496d/596d Journalism Seminar – Reporting in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands