Soc Doc Core Faculty

John Jota LeaƱos
Associate Professor
Social Documentation, Documentary Animation, Chicana/o Studies and Popular Culture, Digital Media Theory and Practice, Community Art and Social Practice.
Irene Lusztig
Associate Professor
Megan Moodie
Assistant Professor
South Asian studies, feminist theory, reproductive and population politics, kinship, development, legal identities, tribal communities
Marcia Ochoa
Associate Professor
Gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, Latina/o studies, media and cultural studies, ethnography of media, feminism, queer theory, geography, multimedia production, graphic...
B. Ruby Rich
Documentary film and video, new queer cinema, feminist film history, Latin American and Latino/a cinema, American independent film, the essay film, the politics of film festivals...
Jennifer Maytorena Taylor
Assistant Professor
Documentary film and video focusing on youth, Latino and Latin American communities, education, pop culture, religion, juvenile justice urban affairs, social change; transmedia...
Huy Truong
Cinematography, social documentation, interactive documentary, pop culture, the celebrity industrial complex, and emergent forms of crowdsourced and collaborative video production
Gustavo Vazquez
Film and video production; directing drama, documentary and experimental; cross-cultural experiences in film; film festival curator.
Lewis Watts
Professor Emeritus/a