Dr. Manuel Chavez speaks at Sharper Focus/Wider Lens: Looking at Flint: The Past, Present and Future of the City


Manuel Chavez is Director of the Information & Media Ph.D. program and Associate Professor in the School of Journalism.

  • His research focuses on risk and crisis communication, government relations with the news media, and international journalism.
  • He teaches courses on research methods, crisis communication, media law and ethics, courts and the media relations, and the press in the Americas.
  • Chavez earned his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.