Alvaro Huerta

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.