Raymond Telles

Job title: 
Associate Adjunct Professor
Department of Ethnic Studies

Raymond Telles’ thirty-five year career in film and television includes the production of numerous documentaries and segments for PBS, ABC, NBC, National Geographic, Discovery and Univision. Among the documentaries Telles has produced and directed are: Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey (American Masters), The Storm that Swept Mexico(PBS), The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers’ Struggle(PBS), Children of the Night (Frontline),PBS) Inside the Body Trade (National Geographic) and The Peril and The Promise- episode 6 of the PBS series “Latino Americans.” Among the honors these programs have received are the Columbia DuPont, Peabody, Emmy and Alma awards.

Telles is an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies and Artist in Residence at the Latinx Research Center and Affiliated Faculty at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2018 he was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award, Division of Social Sciences, College of Letters and Science.

Research interests: 

Chicano/Latino studies, Chicano film.