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Dr Cesar Albarran-Torres

Senior Lecturer in Media
Doctor of Philosophy (Digital Cultures), The University of Sydney, Australia; Master in Digital Communication and Culture, The University of Sydney, Australia; Bachelor in Communication Sciences, ITESM-CEM, Mexico


Dr César Albarrán-Torres is Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication. He has been widely published in academic and non-academic titles as a film and literary critic, author and translator. His current research focuses on what he calls gamble-play media, hybrid platforms where gambling and digital interactive media intersect. Other research interests include film and television, as well as the negotiations between social media and politics in Mexico, particularly concerning the drug cartels. His book Digital Gambling" Theorizing Gamble-Play Media was published by Routledge in April 2018. Available to supervise masters and doctoral students. 

Research interests

Communication, Journalism and Media Studies; Digital Media, Film and Television; Gambling studies; Social media; Screen studies; Cultural studies; Mobile media

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Co-Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Communication And Media Studies - 470100

Teaching areas

Communication, Journalism and Media Studies;Digital Media, Film and Television;Popular culture;Critical theory


Also published as: Albarran-Torres, Cesar; Albarran-Torres, C.; Albarran Torres, C.; Albarran Torres, Cesar; Albarran-Torres, Cesar Alberto; Albarrán-Torres, C.; Albarrán-Torres, C. A.; Albarrán-Torres, César; Albarrán-Torres, César Alberto
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