Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management
Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies
103 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
My research focuses on 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.
Research Focus Areas
- Theories and strategies of community development
- Redevelopment of marginalized low-income neighborhoods
- Interactions of planning institutions with immigrant communities
Courses and Seminars
- Introduction to Planning, Public Policy & Management
- Planning Theory and Ethics
- Research Methods in Planning
- Urban Revitalization in "Minority" Communities
- Public Engagement in Diverse Communities
Kelly Main and Gerardo Sandoval. “Immigrant Agency in Immigrant Receiving Communities: Understanding the Role of Place Attachment in a Transnational Community”, Urban Studies, Forthcoming.
Moseley, Cassandra, Gerardo Sandoval, and Emily Jane Davis. “Comparing Conditions of Labor-Intensive Forestry and Fire Suppression Workers”, Society and Natural Resources, Forthcoming.
Sandoval, Gerardo. “Shadow Transnationalism: Cross-Border Networks and Planning Challenges of Transnational Unauthorized Immigrant Communities”, Journal of Planning Education and Research, Vol 33, Issue 2, Summer 2013: 176-193.
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. Immigrants and the Revitalization of Los Angeles: Development and Change in MacArthur Park, Cambria Press, New York, 2010. (Received Paul Davidoff Book Award, Honorable Mention, ACSP, 2013).
Sandoval, Gerardo and Hernandez, Luz. “Gender, Transnationalism and Empowerment in Postville, Iowa: Women with electronic shackles”, in Transbordering Latin Americanisms: Liminal Places, Cultures, and Powers (T)Here, editor Clara Irazabal, Routledge Press, New York, London, 2014.
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.
National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), “Developing a model for Transit Oriented Development in Latino Immigrant Communities: A National Study of Equity and TOD”, 2013-2014, Funding: $50,000.
National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), “Latino Immigrant Communities and Equity in Transit Oriented Development”, 2012-2013, Funding: $84,000.
US Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Sustainable Communities Livability Grant, “Developing Bottom Up Equity Indicators in Lane County Oregon”, 2011-2013, Funding: $58,000.
US Economic Development Administration (EDA) UO Community Service Center (CSC), “Supporting Latino Small Businesses in Oregon”, University of Oregon, 2011-14, Funding: $28,000.
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