Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management
1209 University of Oregon
102 Hendricks Hall
Eugene, OR 97403-1209
Phone: (541) 346-8432
Ph.D. (city and regional planning), University of California, Berkeley (2007)
M.C.P. (city and regional planning), University of California, Berkeley (2002)
B.S. (community and regional development), University of California, Davis (2000)
Summary of Research Interests
I conduct research on immigrants’ roles in community revitalization, governments’ responses to their presence, initiatives, changes and growing importance, and how transnational relationships shape immigrants' spaces.
Research Focus Areas
- Theories and strategies of community development
- Redevelopment of marginal low-income neighborhoods
Interactions of planning institutions with ethnically diverse communities (and immigrant or transnational "shadow" communities)
Courses and Seminars
- Introduction to Planning, Public Policy & Management
- Planning Theory and Ethics
- Urban and Community Revitalization
- Public Engagement in Diverse Communities
Sandoval, Gerardo. Immigrants and the Revitalization of Los Angeles: Development and Change in MacArthur Park, Cambria Press, New York, 2010.
Sandoval, Gerardo. “Shadow Transnationalism: Cross-Border Networks and Planning Challenges of Transnational Unauthorized Immigrant Communities”, Journal of Planning Education and Research, Forthcoming, 2012.
Sandoval, Gerardo and Maldonado, Marta. “Latino Urbanism Revisited: Placemaking in New Gateways and the Urban-Rural Interface”, Journal of Urbanism, Vol 5, Issue 2-3, July 2012: 193-218.
Trabalzi, Ferro and Sandoval, Gerardo. "The Exotic Other: Latinos and the Remaking of Community Identity in Perry, Iowa," Community Development, Vol 41, Issue 1, Jan. 2010: 76-91.
Fujimoto, Isao and Sandoval, Gerardo. “Tapping into California’s Central Valley’s Hidden Wealth: It’s Rich Cultural Capital”, Asian American Law Journal, University of California, November 2006.
Fujimoto, Isao and Sandoval, Gerardo. "The Central Valley Partnership: A Collaborative Multi-ethnic Approach to Organizing Immigrant Communities", University of California, Davis Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 3, March 2005: 1021-1047.
Sandoval, Gerardo. "Network Power for Social Change: Grassroots Organizing Efforts via Information Technologies in California's Central Valley", The Berkeley Planning Journal, Vol 18, 2005: 3-33.
Sandoval, Gerardo and Hernandez, Luz. “Gender, Transnationalism and Empowerment in Postville, Iowa: Women with electronic shackles”, in Transborder Latin Americanisms: Liminal Places, Cultures, and Power (T)here, editor Clara Irazabal, Routledge Press, New York, (Forthcoming, 2013).
Sandoval, Gerardo. “Transnational Placemaking in Small-Town America”, in Dialogos: Placemaking in Latino Communities, editors Michael Rios and Leonardo Vasquez, Routledge Press, New York, 2012.
Portland Tribune, April 11, 2013, "Latinos flex, pero que mas da?" by Peter Korn.
This page updated April 19, 2013