Eduardo Gonzalez is a doctoral student at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. His research focuses on political representations of immigrants and ethnic and religious minorities in U.S. and Mexican political media. Gonzalez’s previous research has sought to understand how rhetoric used in popular and political media outlets depict minorities, affect political participation and violence, democratization, and censorship.

Gonzalez’s research is published in international relations (University of Pennsylvania) and media studies (Union for Democratic Communications) journals. He has also presented his research at academic conferences throughout California, and in Chicago and New York. His research has received funding from U.C. Berkeley, San Francisco State University, New York University, and the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Prior to joining USC Annenberg, Gonzalez received a master’s degree in Politics from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations, with a minor in Middle East and Islamic Studies from San Francisco State University. You may also connect with him at