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Mariana Sanchez Santos Communication (PhD)

BA, International Relations, ITAM
MA, Political Communication, University of Leeds

Currently a PhD student in the School of Communication at American University, Mariana holds a BA in International Relations from ITAM in Mexico City and a Master of Arts in Political Communication from the University of Leeds, UK. She has also taken courses in City University of Hong Kong, Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, Stanford University and Oxford University.
Her doctoral research focuses on political communication, elections and technology in Latin America.

Prior to joining American University, she worked for different offices of the government of Mexico, as a consultant to media companies and as a communications officer to the Fulbright Program in Mexico. She also worked as a research assistant in the Civil Society and Philanthropy Project from ITAM.


Fall 2023

  • COMM-100 Understanding Media

  • COMM-365 Digital Media and Culture