Francisco Lara-Garcia

Francisco Lara-Garcia

fl2451@columbia.edu
Department: 
Sociology
Room: 
Knox 506
Areas of Interest: 
Migration, Urbanization, Sociology of Knowledge, Race/Ethnicity, Borderlands, Mexico
Biographical Note: 

Francisco Lara-García (also Lara García) is a PHD Student in the Sociology Department. Prior to coming to Columbia, he received a Master's in Urban Planning from Harvard University and a B.A. in Political Science, Sociology and Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona. Francisco also spent two years teaching bilingual 5th grade as a Teach For America Corps Member in Southern Texas.

Publications: 

Book Chapters:

Lara-Garcia, F., and Sim, A. (2013). “El modelo de Naciones Unidas en Arizona: una experiencia en educación y cooperación binacional en la frontera entre Sonora y Arizona”. In G. Córdova Bojórquez, J. Dutram Hansen, B. Lara E, & J. G. Rodríguez Gutiérrez (Eds.), Desarrollo humano transfronterizo : retos y oportunidades en la región Sonora-Arizona (pp. 295-309): El Colegio de Sonora : Universidad de Sonora : Universidad Estatal de Sonora: El Colegio de la Frontera Norte.

Reports:

Davis, Diane, Nélida Escobedo, Fernando Granados, Francisco Lara-Garcia, David Schoen, and Margaret Scott. (2016). Case Study Compendium: Understanding the Barriers and Enablers to Densification at the Metropolitan Level. Qualitative Evidence from Seven Mexican Cities, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

Thesis:

Lara-García, F. (2016).“¿Te Vas o Te Quedas?: Variations in Explanations for Housing Abandonment in Tijuana, Mexico. Harvard University. Department of Urban Planning and Design. Thesis submitted for the Master of Urban Planning.

Thesis Available at: http://bit.ly/2n0DABX

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