Francisco is a 3rd year communication professor and CSUSB alumni, having graduated with his Master of Arts in Communication Studies in 2020. His areas of research interests include Latinx culture, decolonial theory, gender & LGBTQ+ studies, media arts and technology, and intercultural relations. Besides teaching, Francisco has corporate experience having worked in the human resources department for several companies in southern California. Francisco is a hands-on academic who is continuously working on projects, especially community-based like TEDxCSUSB, to reinvent himself while building relationships and fostering community. In his spare time, he enjoys watching scary documentaries or going hiking with friends. Native to California, he is now working in the heart of Orlando, FL teaching speech and immersing himself in the community!
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