Dr. Alvaro Huerta is a Visiting Scholar at UCLA's Chicano Studies Research Center. As an interdisciplinary scholar, he conducts research and teaches on various fields, including urban planning / community development, civic engagement / community organizing, immigration, Chicana/o--Latina/o studies / history, social network analysis & the informal economy. Currently, he's working on a series of scholarly articles for top-tier academic journals related to his research interests. Raised in East Los Angeles' notorious Ramona Gardens housing project, Dr. Huerta is the product of public schools, from inner-city public schools in the LAUSD to the elite campuses of the University of California.
ARTICLES FEATURING ALVARO
Three Questions for Alvaro Huerta
As social scientists and public intellectuals concerned with the plight of those on the bottom, Alvaro Huerta says, we need to think big and bold....