Jesús Arroyave is Professor of the Department of Communication and Journalism at Universidad del Norte. He holds a PhD in Communication from the University of Miami and a Master's degree in Communication and Information Studies from Rutgers University, USA. He also holds a Master's degree in Education from Universidad Javeriana. His professional interests focus on journalism and media studies, research and knowledge production in communication in Latin America, and communication for development and social change. He is author and co-author of 4 books and several journal articles (35) and book chapters (25). His research has been published in journals such as Journalism, Journalism Studies, International Journal of Communication, Feminist Media Studies, Palabra Clave, Chasqui, Revista Diálogos and Signo y Pensamiento. He has been a visiting professor and researcher in Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. He was awarded the Georg Forster Fellowship for Experienced Researchers of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and did his postdoctoral stay at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany. He is currently Tinker Visiting Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.