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Summer Harlow

Assistant Professor

(850) 645-0915
UCC 3121
Summer Harlow, who has a Ph.D. in journalism and an M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, is a former newspaper journalist and blogger with 10 years of experience reporting from the United States and Latin America.


  • PhD in journalism, University of Texas at Austin.
  • MA in Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin.
  • Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Research Interests

New communication technologies, social media, alternative media, social justice and social change, Latin America, international communication, global media, freedom of the press.

Teaching Interests

Social media and social change, international communication.

Publications & Research

Summer's recent work had been published in journals such as New Media & Society; the International Journal of Communication; Information, Communication & Society; Journal of Computer Mediated Communication; the Howard Journal of Communications; Journalism Practice; and the Latin American Journal of Communication Research.