(WILKES-BARRE, PA., - Dec. 20, 2013) – Mia Briceno, assistant professor of communication studies at Wilkes University, presented research at the National Communication Association’s annual convention held on Nov. 21 – 24 in Washington, D.C.
Briceno presented at the Great Ideas for Teaching Students series. She also presented her research on “Pan’s Labryinth,” a Mexican-Spanish fantasy film released in 2006, and the politics of Latina girlhood in the narrative film, set during the Spanish Civil War which interweaves the real world with a mythical world.
Prior to joining Wilkes, she lectured at Pennsylvania State University’s department of communication arts and sciences. Briceno received a bachelor’s degree in rhetoric and communication from the University of Pittsburgh and a master of arts in communication studies from California State University. She earned her doctorate from the Pennsylvania State University.
Founded in 1914, the NCA advances communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific and aesthetic inquiry.