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Claudia Garcia Mendoza


Email: [[cgarciamendoza]]
Research Interests: Media, Cultural, Disability, and Queer Studies, digital labor, representation, the construction of narratives and counternarratives in social media, ideology formation, social justice, capitalism, immigration, and race.


Claudia Garcia Mendoza is a Ph.D. student in American Studies. Her research has focused on media representation and counternarratives in digital spaces. She is interested in information technology and how minority identities navigate and challenge social, economic, and political structures. She has presented at Conferences and won Top Paper Award in the Disability Caucus at the 2019 National Communication Association Conference.

Claudia holds a Master's in Lifespan and Digital Communication from Old Dominion University. Her thesis examined conversations about sexuality from a disabled community on Twitter.

MA, Lifespan and Digital Communication, Old Dominion University.
BA, Communication, Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Guadalajara.