Gerard Sandoval, School of Planning, Public Policy and Management

Gerardo Sandoval, expert in the roles of immigrants in community regeneration

Gerard Sandoval

Associate Director, Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies
Practice Areas: Immigration, Urban Planning, Undocumented Workers, Immigrant Neighborhoods, Transportation Planning

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Gerard Sandoval is an academic expert in immigration, urban planning and undocumented workers, especially related to the Latino/a immigrant community. He studies the effects of urban redevelopment on immigrant neighborhoods, specifically gentrification, displacement, infrastructure, marginal communities, low income housing and the socio-economic implications of development in immigrant communities.

Recent Media:
Oregon Senate Confirms Gerardo Francisco Sandoval as Land Conservation and Development Commissioner (University of Oregon College of Design, Dec. 6, 2019)
Policy and Planning Trio Engages Diverse Communities (Oregon Quarterly, spring 2019)
As crime and drugs recede, MacArthur Park is going upscale, and many residents feel left behind (Los Angeles Times, Feb. 25, 2018)
Case of Guatemalans at Iowa plant reflects desperation amid globalization (, May 21, 2015)
In ongoing study, UO's Sandoval looks at exploitation of workers (Around the O, May 15, 2015)
VIDEO: Gerardo Sandoval: "Shadow Transnationalism" (The Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, April 22, 2015)
Gerardo Sandoval honored for paper on cross-border networks (Around the O, October 2014)