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Affiliated Scholars


Mei-Ling Hopgood

Faculty Affiliate, Professor of Journalism | Medill School of Journalism, Media and Integrated Marketing Communications

Meih-Ling Hopgood is an award-winning journalist and author.  She is a Professor of Journalism, Media and Integrated Marketing Communications. She founded and teaches the school's bilingual (Spanish and English) journalism class, and leads other classes and projects focusing on multicultural and multilingual reporting and storytelling, and diversity, equity and inclusion.  A former correspondent in South America, Hopgood directs the Medill journalism residency program in Argentina.  She has won several national and international awards for her reporting and writing, including the National Headliner Best in Show and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting.  In 2020, News Leaders Association awarded Hopgood the Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship in recognition of an educator's outstanding efforts to encourage students of color in the field of journalism.





Michelle Guittar

Faculty Liaison, University Library | Librarian for Latinx Studies