César Albarrán Torres

Lecturer, Department of Media and Communication, Swinburne University of Technology

Dr César Albarrán-Torres is lecturer in Media and Communication at Swinburne University of Technology, where he teaches in the Screen Studies and in the Social Media majors. 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.


  • 2016–present
    Lecturer, Swinburne University of Technology


  • 2015 
    The University of Sydney, PhD
  • 2010 
    The University of Sydney, Master of Digital Communication and Culture
  • 2001 
    Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences