Latina & Latino Communication Studies Division

Interest Group Award

Listed here are awards given by the Interest Group to its members. Interests Groups are smaller communities within NCA's large membership that provide a range of resources including networking opportunities, Annual Convention programming, leadership opportunities, awards, and specialized information dissemination channels, among others.

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Top Student Paper Award

Year Award Winner
2017 Victoria Alcazar
2015 Ana Gomez, “Que no te eduque la Rosa de Guadalupe; Preserving sexism through telenovelas”
2014 Bryan Thomas Walsh, “Remembering ‘The Disappeared’ along U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: Histories of State-Sanction U.S. Military Violence and the Viscera of Dissident Memory”
2012 Raquel Moreira, “Casos de uma Latina sem Casa: Thoughts on Diaspora, Home, and Immigration”

Top Paper Award

Year Award Winner
2017 Kimberly Perez
2015 Monica Gallegos and Chris Segrin, “Cultural Values and Satisfaction with Life: The Utility of Interpersonal Communication in Shedding Light on the Latino Health Paradox”
2014 Christopher Anthony Chavez, “’News with an accent’: Fusion, civic discourses and the re-negotiation of the Latino television viewer”
2012 Zazil Reyes García, “Faceless and mute: Disciplining women in Mexico’s El Mañanero”