Associate Professor of Communication, Equity Advisor for CARTA, Moderator
Panel: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) in Performing Arts

February 21, 2021
12:30 pm EST

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MarĂ­a Elena Villar is associate professor of the Department of Communication at the School of Communication + Journalism at Florida International University and Equity Advisor for FIU College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA).

She has dozens of publications based on her research including peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings, a book chapter and many conference presentations, and several technical reports. Her work has been published in Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, Sex Education, Health and Mass Communication, Howard Journal of Communication, Journal of Product and Brand Management, American Journal of Media Psychology, Pediatrics, and Journal of Pediatrics, as well as other scholarly journals. She has presented papers and lectures at national and international refereed conferences, including the National Communication Association, International Communication Association, Public Relations Society of America, Association for Educators in Mass Communication, Institute for Public Relations, World Congress on Communications for Development, Latin American Studies Association, Global Health and Innovation Summit at Yale University, and the CDC National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media.