Advisor: Laura Isabel Serna
Emily Rauber Rodriguez is a PhD student in Cinema and Media Studies at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, with a certificate in Cinematic Arts Archiving and Preservation. She previously earned an MA from USC in Cinema and Media Studies, and a BA in Film Studies and Psychology from Barnard College, Columbia University. Emily’s research interests include the depiction, participation, and fandom of Latinxs in speculative fiction film and comics. She has presented work at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, the Centre for Media & Celebrity Studies, San Diego Comic-Con, WonderCon, and Dragon Con. Her work has been published in the Velvet Light Trap. She tweets at @vintagecameos.
COMMITTEE: Natalie Belisle, Lan Duong, Henry Jenkins, Ellen Seiter