Nathan Rossi is a PhD candidate in media studies at the University of Texas at Austin and currently an Inter-University Program for Latino Research fellow. His research interests include Latinx media studies, digital identities, and Central American studies. His dissertation considers how narratives of international adoption from El Salvador and Guatemala contribute to the mediation of transnational histories of displacement from Central America, as well as the role social media and digital technologies play in the negotiation of adoptee cultural identities. His work can be found in or is forthcoming in Latino Studies, Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, and Flow: A Critical Forum on Media and Culture.
Areas of Interest: Critical/Cultural Studies, Latinx Media Studies, Technology Studies, and Central American Studies, with an emphasis on U.S. Central American Cultural Production