Alejandro Barranquero Carretero
Professor and researcher
Alejandro Barranquero is Professor and Researcher (Full Professor since 2015) at the Department of Journalism and Audiovisual Communication of the Carlos III University of Madrid, where he teaches research methods and communication theory and history. Holder of a Ph.D. degree in Journalism, a B.A. degree in Journalism and Audiovisual Communication from the University of Malaga, and a postgraduate degree in Historical Materialism and Critical Theory from the Complutense University of Madrid. Expert in political communication and management as well as university and arts.
Author and co-author of various research works on communication for development and social change, community, alternative and citizen media, communication/education, environmental communication and critical theory.
Director of the “Communication and citizenship” thematic group of the Spanish Association of Communication Research (AE-IC); President of the research network on “Community, alternative and participatory communication” (RICCAP); Leader of the research project “Youth and the Third Sector of communication in Spain”; and Permanent member of the research group on “Dialectic mediation of social communication” (MDCS) of the Complutense University of Madrid, which has developed different R&D funded projects.
Former part-time researcher in projects of the University of Malaga, Rey Juan Carlos University, and FUHEM-Ecosocial. Has worked as a journalist and communicator in various institutions and agencies (National Library of Spain, the Spanish Ministry of Economy, etc.).
Some of his recent scholarly works are available at his Academia profile: