Anthony R. Ramirez is a Ph.D. student at Texas A&M University from El Paso, Texas, with an academic focus on Latinx representation in popular culture and media. Other topics of research that he focuses on are media representation of immigration and issues of the U.S./Mexico border.
During his time at Texas A&M, he has been an instructor for a variety of classes within the Department of Communication, a graduate assistant for the Texas A&M Office for Diversity, has served as the President for the Latinx Graduate Student Association, and has been involved in a variety of projects with the Latinx community.
Throughout his academic journey, Anthony has discovered a love for public scholarship, peer mentoring, creating content, and creating community. He began various projects such as being the host of his own podcast, Academics and Amigos, and creating his own public research initiative, ReSocial.
When Anthony has free time he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading comic books, and playing video games. Also, he is a big fan of Batman, Pearl Jam, the New York Giants, and, most importantly, green chicken enchiladas.