Gonzalo Bacigalupe, EdD, Associate Professor, UMass Boston, Counseling and School Psychology. Research Areas: Transnational families, collaborative consultation and supervision, family health psychology, immigrants’ health and health disparities.
Ramón Borges-Méndez, PhD, Associate Professor, Clark University. Research Areas: Poverty, economic development, civil society matters in Latin America.
James Campen, PhD. Research Areas: Housing issues, mortgage lending.
Jorge Capetillo, PhD, Assistant Professor, UMass Boston Department of Sociology. Research Areas: Race and ethnic relations, media studies, U.S.-Latin America relations.
Dharma Cortés, PhD. Research Areas: Health, disparities and culturally oriented mental health.
Virginia Diez, PhD Candidate in Child Development, Tufts University. Research Areas: Child development, teen pregnancy and parenting, ethnography.
Billie Gastic, PhD, Assistant Professor, UMB McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies. Research Areas: School violence, safety and discipline, with a particular interest in the consequences for Black and Latino youth.
Phillip Granberry, PhD, Assistant Professor, UMass Boston Department of Economics. Research Areas: Social demography, public health, urban affairs, social capital.
Juan Carlos Golier, PhD, LICSW. Research Areas: Gender politics, social movement theory, social psychology.
Faye Karp, Research Associate. Research Areas: College access, program evaluation, English Language Learners.
Alvaro Lima, Director of Research and Evaluation, Boston Redevelopment Authority. Research Areas: Transnationalism, economic development.
Mario Muñoz, ABD, Lecturer, UMASS Boston, Department of Exercise and Health Sciences/ Research Areas: Physical Activity Measurement, Research Methods, Childhood Obesity in Hispanic Populations, Motor Coordination Problems.
Rosalyn Negrón, PhD, Assistant Professor, UMass Boston, Department of Anthropology and Co-Director of the Gastòn Institute’s Latino Leadership Opportunity Program. Research Areas: Cultural and linguistic anthropology with an emphasis on Latino Studies and research methods.
Hosffman Ospino, PhD, Assistant Professor, Boston College, School of Theology and Ministry. Research Areas: Pastoral/Practical Theology, Religious Education Theory, Philosophy of Catholic Education, U.S. Latino/a Theology and Hispanic Ministry, Multicultural Studies.
Lorna Rivera, PhD, Associate Professor, UMass Boston Women’s Studies Program and Co-Director of the Gastón Institute’s Latino Leadership Opportunity
Program. Research Areas: Adult literacy, workforce development, education.
Sarah J. Rustan, PhD candidate, Research Associate & Data Analyst at the Gastón Institute. Research areas: Cultural management, development of social capital, demography, community change and public policy.
Ester R. Shapiro, PhD, Associate Professor, UMass Boston Department of Psychology. Research Areas: Health disparities, clinical psychology, family development.
C. Eduardo Siqueira, MD, ScD, Associate Director for Research at the Gastón Institute. Research Areas: Health policy, occupational health, Brazilian immigration/migration, environmental justice.
Maria Idalí Torres, PhD, Associate Professor, UMass Boston Department of Anthropology and Director of the Gastón Institute. Research Areas: applied anthropology, U.S. Latino health disparities, sexual and reproductive health; CBPAR, health education intervention research, Puerto Rico.
Miren Uriarte, PhD, Professor of Community Planning, UMass Boston College of Public and Community Service. Research Areas: Institutional development, applied social policy analysis, Cuba, Education, Latinos in the U.S., program development and evaluation research in education, health care, and human services in the U.S. and abroad.