Moses Shumow, assistant professor in the department of journalism and broadcasting, joins FIU from the School of Communication at the University of Miami. His research focuses on the production and consumption of immigrant media, particularly among Latin American communities in South Florida, and uses grounded theory to explore issues of globalization, culture, and transnational migration, and the role that media and communication are playing in the formation of 21st century immigrant identities, networks and transnational spaces. He also studies Latin American media, media literacy, and multimedia pedagogy. His work as been published in the International Journal of Communication and the Journal of Media Literacy Education. Dr. Shumow teaches courses in global media, multimedia production, global news literacy, and writing strategies for mass communication. Prior to earning his Ph.D., he worked for nearly a decade in documentary production. He was a member of production teams for nationally broadcast programs on PBS, Discovery Networks, History Channel and National Geographic, among others. He has a Bachelor's in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish from New Mexico State University, and a Master's in Journalism from Emerson College in Boston.