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Professor Scott L. Baugh

Latin American Cinema

Texas Tech University

An Associate Professor in the English Department at Texas Tech University, USA, Scott L. Baugh specializes in film/media studies with an emphases in Chicana/o and Latina/o cinema and Latin American cultural studies.

He is the author of Latino American Cinema (Greenwood, 2012), the co-editor of Born of Resistance: Cara a Cara Encounters with Chicana/o Visual Culture (with Victor A. Sorell; University of Arizona Press, 2016), and the editor of Mediating Chicana/o Culture: Multicultural American Vernacular (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, second edition, 2008).

Scott's current research projects include a collection of writing by and about the luminary Chicano experimental artist Willie Varela; a critical monograph on Alfonso Cuáron's landmark film Y Tu Mamá Tambíen; a study of cultural mestizaje and multicultural aesthetics in American cinema; and a study of contemporary Latin American media culture, cinema, and manifestoes.