Jesus Arroyave

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Jesus Arroyave

Associate Professor and the Director of the Doctoral Program at the School of Communication at Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia. Degree subjects: Communication for Development and Social Change. His research and professional interest focuses on journalism and media studies, health communication and communication for development and social change. He is the author and coauthor of 3 books and several journal articles and book chapters. Professor Arroyave pioneered and directs the first doctoral program in communication in Colombia, with specialisms in journalism, development and health that focus on national and continental research and policy priorities. He has been working as a consultant for international projects in health communication and development in several countries with different UN agencies.