Moses Shumow

Associate Professor

Moses Shumow spent a decade producing documentary films for local and national networks, including PBS, National Geographic, History Channel and Discovery. Shumow's research, teaching and community engagement efforts have all involved storytelling and digital media production within Miami's complex and diverse urban geographies. More recently, Shumow's work has been in Liberty City, a historic African American community currently experiencing the pressures of hyper-development and gentrification. He is the editor of Mediated Communities: Civic Voices, Empowerment and Media Literacy in the Digital Age (Peter Lang), and co-author of News, Neoliberalism, and Miami’s Fragmented Urban Space (Lexington). Shumow is originally from rural southwest New Mexico.


  • Journalism
    Since 2019


B.A., New Mexico State University
M.A., Emerson College
Ph.D., University of Miami