In this week’s episode, Dr. Wilfredo Alvarez takes us on a deep dive into the challenges and opportunities faced by Latino/a immigrants into the U.S. He shares from some of his research from his latest book Everyday Dirty Work: Invisibility, Communication, and Immigrant Labor. He draws from personal experience as well as from his expertise in communication theory to help us to love our immigrant neighbors more effectively.
Wilfredo Alvarez, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Communication and Media at Utica University in Utica, New York. His teaching and research focus on communication issues related to social identity (i.e., race, social class, and immigration). Specifically, he is interested in how micro (personal relationships), meso (groups and organizations) and macro-level (popular culture) communication practices (e.g., pervasive discourses of race and gender) are deployed institutionally to create, maintain, and resist systems of oppression, discrimination, and social inequity in U.S. society. He primarily teaches courses in intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, and organizational communication.
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