BA, MA, University of Concepcion (Chile); Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder
Dr. Claudia Bucciferro studies media and culture, engaging with topics related to global film, music, gender, and Latinx popular culture. Her research particularly considers issues of identity and representation. She is the editor of two books that center on global film franchises—most recently, of The X-Men Films: A Cultural Analysis (Rowman & Littlefield)--and the author of FOR-GET: Identity, Media, and Democracy in Chile (University Press of America). Her work has appeared in JOMEC: Journalism, Media, and Cultural Studies, Feminist Media Studies, the Journal of Mass Communication, the Journal of American Culture, and the Journal of Global Mass Communication, as well as in several edited collections.
Dr. Bucciferro is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Popular Culture. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an MA from the University of Concepción, Chile. She has been the recipient of several academic fellowships, including one that brought her from her native Chile to study at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. She is passionate about promoting student research, media literacy, and diversity.