New Faculty Member to Join PACE in Fall 2019

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

The School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement is pleased to announce that a new faculty member will be joining PACE in Fall 2019.  See short bio of Albert de la Tierra below. Albert de la Tierra is a critical ethnographer whose work aims to understand how lived experiences are involved with broader relations of power. He received his PhD in Sociology from the Graduate Center at the City University of New York, where he also completed advanced certificate programs in Critical Theory and Women and Gender Studies. His current project, Strength in the Hood, produces a situated understanding of how “street workout” brings attention to men of color in ways that counter racialized surveillance and discursive criminalization. His most recent publications can be found in Feminist Criminology and Critical Issues in Justice and Politics. He teaches a range of undergraduate courses related to his areas of expertise: sociological and criminological theory, qualitative research design, and gender studies.