Lori Kido Lopez

Lori Kido Lopez (@kidolopezis an Associate Professor of Media and Cultural Studies in the Communication Arts department at the University of WisconsinMadison.  She is the author of Asian American Media Activism: Fighting for Cultural Citizenship and co-editor with Vincent Pham of the Routledge Companion to Asian American Media.  Her work examines the way that minority communities, and particularly Asian Americans, have utilized media for enacting social change.

Selected Publications:
  1. Lopez, L. K. (2021). Micro media industries: Hmong American media innovation in the diaspora. Rutgers University Press.
  2. Lopez, L. K. (2020). Racism and mainstream media. In L. K. Lopez (Ed.), Race and media: Critical approaches (pp. 13-26). New York University Press.
  3. Lopez, L. K. (Ed.) (2020). Race and media: Critical approaches. New York University Press.
  4. Lopez, L. K. (2016). Asian American media activism: Fighting for cultural citizenship. New York University Press.
  5. Lopez, L. K. (2016). Mobile phones as participatory radio: Developing Hmong mass communication in the diaspora.” International Journal of Communication, 10, 2038–2055.
  6. Lopez, L. K. (2015). A media campaign for ourselves: Building organizational media capacity through participatory action research. Journal of Media Practice, 16(3), 228-244.