Jaime Guzmán’s work focuses on gentrification studies, interrogating this process from the interdisciplinary perspective of communication studies, urban studies, and critical race. In the classroom, he aims to create a space where students can deconstruct the taken-for-granted notions in our society while paying close attention to the influences of the systemic on the individual. His classes look at communication from a critical perspective. Dr. Jaime Guzmán joined the Department of Communication Studies in the Fall of 2021.

As a proud son of East Los Angeles, Jaime gained an interested in the field of Communication Studies while taking classes at California State University, Los Angeles. There he attained his B.A. and M.A. in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Social Change in 2012 and 2014 respectively. He then completed his PhD at the University of Denver with an emphasis in Communication and Culture in 2018.

Dr. Jaime Guzmán has an extensive background in teaching having been an instructor at the college level since 2012. Specifically, he has taught classes like Intercultural Communication, Communication and Pop Cultures, Freedom of Speech, Rhetorical Theory, Rhetorical Criticism, to name a few.

  • Ph.D. 2018, University of Denver
  • M.A. 2014, California State University, Los Angeles
  • B.A. 2012, California State University, Los Angeles

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