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Vinicius Navarro is a film and media scholar whose interests span the fields of Latin American cinema, documentary, and digital culture. He is the co-editor of New Documentaries in Latin America (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and co-author of Crafting Truth: Documentary Form and Meaning (Rutgers University Press, 2011). Dr. Navarro has also written on experimental media and on global television formats. His work has appeared in Cinema Journal and Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice.
Before coming to Emerson, Dr. Navarro taught at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the City University of New York, and the Methodist University of São Paulo (Brazil). He currently serves on the advisory board of the journal Film Studies.



B.A., Universidade Federal da Paraíba
M.A., New York University
Ph.D., New York University


Crafting Truth: Documentary Form and Meaning


New Documentaries in Latin America, co-editor