Oscar Guerra is a NORCAL Emmy® Award-winning director, researcher and educator. His career spans the spectrum of television, music, multimedia production, documentaries for social change, promotional video and immersive media. Dr. Guerra graduated with a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has a M.S. in Marketing from Tecnologico de Monterrey University, Mexico City. He is currently a tenure-track professor at the University of Connecticut in Stamford. His focus is on storytelling that promotes critical thinking and social investment. He aims to produce media that provides a way for underrepresented groups to share and disseminate counterstories, contradict dominant and potentially stereotypical narratives, and strengthen their voices and identities.