Ayleen A. Cabas-Mijares

  • Research Area: Critical and Cultural Media Studies, Latin America Studies, Political Communications, and Media Sociology.
  • Entered Doctoral Program: 2016
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  • Cabas-Mijares, A. (2017). Constructing the Socialism of the 21st Century on the Airwaves: A Rhetorical Analysis of President Hugo Chávez’s Characterization of Venezuela’s Socioeconomic Shift on Aló Presidente. International Communication Association, Political Communication Division, May 25-29, 2017, San Diego, California.
  • Cabas-Mijares, A. (2016). Conceptualizing the Bolivarian Revolution: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Hugo Chávez’s Rhetorical Framing in Aló Presidente. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Graduate Student Interest Group, August 4-7, 2016, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Cabas-Mijares, A. (2015). To attack or not to attack: Framing the desirable solution to the Syrian conflict. Ohio Communication Association, October 2-3, 2015, Dayton, Ohio.

Awards and Honors


  • William Gregory Scholarship, University of Missouri’s Graduate School.
  • Winner, Scripps International Innovators Cup, Scripps Howard Foundation.
  • Winner, Scripps Innovation Challenge, Scripps Howard Foundation and Ohio University.


  • John R. Wilhelm Foreign Correspondence Internship Award, Institute for International Journalism, Ohio University.


  • Gerbig Graduate Scholarship, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.


  • Best Delegation, Historical Security Council Committee, Latin American Model of United Nations, Puebla, Mexico.
  • “Ucabista Integral” Award, UCAB.


  • Mass Communication School List of Honor, Mass Communication School, UCAB.

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