Alexis Romero Walker

Assistant Professor
Alexis Romero Walker


Berman Student Center, 100B

Dr. Alexis Romero Walker (they/them) received their PhD in Media and Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There they wrote their dissertation titled Critical Media Literacy, Performance, & Queerness: Making Media & Journalism Classrooms More Inclusive Through Transformed Media PedagogiesBefore attending UNC, they received their MA in Media Literacy from Sacred Heart University and their BA in Media Arts from Brigham Young University - Utah. 

Dr. Romero Walker is also a Senior Research at the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media where they assist in publishing research reports about representation in film, television, and advertising. 

Dr. Romero Walker is committed to inclusive teaching strategies and thoughtful research. Most of their research focuses on media education and media representation. Listed below are the courses that Dr. Romero Walker teaches at Manhattanville as well as their published research. 

  • Introduction to Communication and Media
  • Communication and Media Theory
  • Public Relations
  • Media Literacy and Popular Culture
  • Minorities in the Media
  • Video Advocacy
  • Media Representation Lab
  • Women's Film
  • Women in Society