New Book: Visualizing Militarization, Power

A new reader, edited by myself and Alina Rafikova provides new perspectives on visual culture in a globalized world. Visual Culture for a Global Audience addresses the work of Westernized ideologies to subjugate and oppress at home and abroad. Read more here.

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$50,000 Grant Funds Immigrant App

I am honored to be one of four faculty members from FIU — led by GIS Center’s Jennifer Fu — to receive a $50,000 grant from the City of Coral Gables, Florida, to create an app that features stories about the city’s immigrant communities. More to come!

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Innovation via VR

Beginning in summer 2016, I will be leading a team of students and faculty at FIU to innovate visual storytelling about sea level rise in South Florida using virtual reality. For the next year, a nearly $20,000 initiative that created the Mobile Virtual Reality Lab will be featured in my multimedia production, theory, and audience analysis classes. Other classes will also take on VR to innovate strategic communication efforts. See the project page.

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