University of Oregon

Historic Preservation Program

Dr. Gerardo Sandoval

Dr. Gerardo SandovalAssistant Professor of Planning, Public Policy, and Management

phone: 541-346-8432
office: 103 Hendricks Hall

B.S., University of California, Davis; M.C.P.  and Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.  In addition to teaching, Professor Sandoval is the Associate Director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies.  His research includes the roles of immigrants in community regeneration, the responses of governments to the presence of immigrants, and the ways that transnational relationships shape spaces that immigrants inhabit.  His research focus areas are theories and strategies of community development, redevelopment of marginalized low-income neighborhoods, and interactions of planning institutions with immigrant communities.  He is the author of the 2010 book Immigrants and the Revitalization of Los Angeles: Development and Change in MacArthur Park.  Teaches Urban Revitalization and Public Participation and Diverse Communities.