Texas Tech University

Scott Baugh

Scott Baugh

Associate Professor

Ph.D. Oklahoma State
Office: 463

Baugh specializes in film/media studies with emphases in Chicana/o and Latin American cultural studies. A second edition of Mediating Chicana/o Culture: Multicultural American Vernacular came out in 2008. His current books projects are Born of Resistance: Cara a Cara Encounters with Chicana/o Visual Culture with Víctor Sorell, and Screening Mestizaje, a study of multicultural aesthetics in American cinema. His articles have appeared in Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Journal of Film & Video, Film & History, and the Columbia Companion to Film and History. His book, Latino American Cinema: An Encyclopedia of Movies, Stars, Concepts, and Trends was published in 2012

Edited Collection
Edited Journal Special Issues

Journal of Film and Video

Film and History

Mediating Chicana/o Culture-Multicultural American Vernacular


  • Latino American Cinema: An Encyclopedia of Movies, Stars, Concepts, and Trends. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood/ABC-Clio, 2012. 315 pp

Edited Collection 

  • Mediating Chicana/o Culture: Multicultural American Vernacular. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars P. 1/e, 2006; 2/e, 2008. 240 pp

Edited Journal Special Issues

  • Journal of Film & Video, 57.1-2 (2005). Double issues on Experimental and Multicultural film, video, and digital media arts. With Willie Varela. 106 pp
  • Film & History, 34.2 (2004). Latin American Film History, part 2. With Mike Schoenecke. 112 pp
  • Film & History, 34.1 (2004). Latin American Film History, part 1. With Mike Schoenecke. 112 pp


  • "'New' New Latin American Cinema Manifestoes," solicited for Routledge Companion on Film & Politics, eds. Claire Malloy & Yannis Tzioumakis. London: Routledge. Forthcoming.
  • "Sense and Sensibilities: Discontinuing Conventions in/for Willie Varela's Burning Worlds," in Born of Resistance. Forthcoming.
  • Interview with Willie Varela, in Born of Resistance. Forthcoming.
  • "Resisting Definitions of Chicana/o Visual Culture" (Introduction to Born of Resistance). With Víctor A. Sorell, forthcoming.
  • "Hecho en Mexico, @cross ‘Digital Divides’: Border Graffiti and Narrative Codes in Fran Ilich’s Ciudad/City," Mediating Chicana/o Culture, 2/e (2008), 140-164.
  • "Aquí y Ahora on Teaching Chicana/o Cultural Studies" (Afterword to 2/e), Mediating Chicana/o Culture, 2/e (2008), 201-222.
  • "Film: With Stars in Their Eyes" The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture. Series ed. Gary Hoppenstand. Westport, CT: Greenwood. (2007), 107-135.
  • “Meaningful ‘Juxtapositions’: A Conversation with Willie Varela.” Journal of Film & Video, 23.5 (2006), 389-408.
  • “Conversing Brokeback Mountain’s Varied Spaces and Contested Desires”. Intertexts, 10.2, (2006), 155-179. With Sara Spurgeon, Donovan Gwinner, and O. Alan Weltzien.
  • “Cinematic Dis-Contents: Addressing a Latina/Latino Avant-Garde through the Browser Apparatus.” Journal of Film & Video, 57.1-2, (2005): 57-77.
  • “The Evolution of Writing: An Interview with Mark Spragg.”  Iron Horse Literary Review.  6.1 (2004): 13-31.
  • “Developing History/Historicizing Development in Mexican Nuevo Cine Manifestoes around la Crisis.”  Film & History.  34.2 (2004): 25-37.
  • “Latin American History and Critical Media Studies: Curricular Explorations.”  Film & History.  34.2 (2004): 65-85.
  • “Manifesting la Historia: Systems of ‘Development’ and the New Latin American Cinema Manifesto.”  Film & History.  34.1 (2004): 56-65.
  • “Mexican/Americans.”  American History on Film: How the Movies Have Portrayed the American Past.  Ed. Peter Rollins.  New York: Columbia UP, 2003.  269-76.
  • “Changing of the Guard: Pinche Pintas and ‘Family’/Familia in Contemporary Chicano Film.”  Journal of Film and Video.  55.2-3 (Summer/Fall 2003).  3-21.



  • American Historical Association—Film & History League’s Scholarly Editing Award (for Film & History [34.1 (2004)] special issue on Latin American film history) with Mike Schoenecke.  2004.
  • Support of Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity in the Arts and Humanities,” Vice President for Research, TTU, “Project Grant Proposal: Mitoteando con Media: Revolutions in Chicana/Chicano Video Art”—for archival research in 2006, Video Data Bank, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 
  • “Visiting Scholar Fellowship,” Centro de Estudios Americanos/Center for American Studies, Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila/Autonomous University of Coahuila, Saltillo, Coahuila, MX—for workshop at the Center for American Studies and archival research at the School of Arts, Autonomous University of Coahuila in 2005. 


Department of English