Francisco Lara Garcia

Francisco Lara Garcia

Bio

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.

Education

  • Master's in Urban Planning, Harvard University
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Arizona

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

Teaching

  • Global Urbanism, Teaching Assistant
  • The Social World, Teaching Assistant