Joseph Flores

Ph.D. Student

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2016 Cohort

Joseph is originally from El Paso, TX. He received both his BA (2011) and MA in Communication Studies (2015) from the University of Texas at El Paso. 

Joseph’s research interests take a critical political economic approach to (social) media with the of goal of understanding its impact on the political communicative process. His current research undertakes political propaganda and social media platforms and how it impacts the political process.  

Joseph is extremely fond of dogs, learning about space, and food.


Flores, J. (upcoming). The Politics of Social Media: Mediating Ambivalences in the Era of Political Populism. In (Ed.) Kumar, V. Examining the Roles of IT And Social Media in Democratic Development and Social Change