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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.