Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder
Dr. Claudia Bucciferro studies identity and representation in the media, engaging with topics related to popular culture, gender, and intersectionality in the US and Latin America. She is the author of the book FOR-GET: Identity, Media, and Democracy in Chile and the editor of two books that center on global film franchises and address the connection between media portrayals and cultural trends—The X-Men Films: A Cultural Analysis and The Twilight Saga: Exploring the Global Phenomenon. Her work has appeared in JOMEC: Journalism, Media, and Cultural 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, published by the Popular Culture Association. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an MA from the University of Concepción. Born and raised in Chile, Dr. Bucciferro first traveled to the United States as an international student, with a fellowship from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. She is passionate about promoting student research, media literacy, and diversity.