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Salvador Salazar

Salvador Salazar is an Assistant Professor of Spanish at Bronx Community College of the City University of New York. Salvador researches the history of the press and communication and the Latin American audiovisual discourse. Professor Salazar edited three volumes related to the History of Cuban Media. His most recent book Cinema, Revolution, and Resistance. The Cultural Policy of the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC) towards Latin America was published by Latin America Research Commons, a subsidiary of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). This book is the result of five years researching the relation between Cuban cinema and Latin America in the context of the Cuban Revolution. Salvador Salazar is Cuban; his primary language is Spanish, and he has been living the last five years in the United States with his two daughters and wife. He earned his Ph.D. in Latin American Studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (2019), and two masters degrees: Communication, at the University of Havana (2006-2009); and Asian Studies, at the University of Salamanca (2008-2009). In 2006, he finished a BA in Journalism at the School of Communication at the University of Havana, and he continued working there for nearly ten years, and finished as an Associate Professor.