International Studies & Programs

Home > About > People > Faculty


Back to Directory

Manuel Chavez

Title: Ph.D., Sociology and Urban Studies, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Department: Journalism
Phone: 517-432-1411
Email: chavezm1(at)

Manuel Chavez, PhD, is the MSU Associate Director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. He also teaches courses on the press, society and government in Latin America, and on the sociology of journalism. He also teaches qualitative research methods in the Journalism School, graduate program. For the last four years, his research focuses on community-participatory models in editorial decision-making in newspapers and its impacts on news and the community.