Raúl J. Feliciano Ortiz

Title: Lecturer

Mass Communications

Ph.D. in Media Studies - University of Western Ontario (Canada)

M.A. in Mass Media and Culture – Universidad del Sagrado Corazón (Puerto Rico)

B.A. in Political Science – University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez.

Telephone: (607) 436-3428
Email: Raúl.FelicianoOrtiz@oneonta.edu

Course History:

* Mass Media and Culture
* New Media
* Media Law and Policy

• Mass Media and Celebrity

• Research Methods in Media and Communications

Other Information:

Born and raised in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Currently, I write a monthly opinion column on media, culture, and politics in a Puerto Rican daily newspaper. I am also the Webmaster and Social Media Director of Miradero, the journal of the Puerto Rican Center for Folkloric Studies (Casa Paoli, Inc.).

Professional Interests:

  • * Media and news literacy
    * Sociocultural, political and economic analysis of sports in media
    * Representation in Media

Hobbies and Personal Interests:

  • Road trips / traveling
    • Boxing, college football, and Olympic sports
    • Consuming media


Major Program areas

Communication Studies

introduces students to the theories and practices of oral communication and persuasion. Students in this major usually seek careers in business related fields, as well as corporate communication, advertising, sales, public relations, and events management.


Mass Communication

is designed to meet the needs of students who seek careers in the fields of broadcasting, journalism, film, audio production and video production.