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Marcelo Cruz

Marcelo Cruz

Associate Professor
MAC B313
Public & Environmental Affairs

Fields of Interest

Urban and regional development, land use, local to global linkages of community development.


Dr. Cruz's research focuses on ethnic identity and land use. His research interests are in urban and regional development in the United States, Andean South America and Western Europe. As part of this global link Dr. Cruz leads students on travel courses to Ecuador and Switzerland.


Ph.D., Urban Planning, UCLA M.A., Urban Planning, UCLA B.A., Geography, University of Sheffield, UK Courses Taught Urban Studies, Urban and Regional Planning and Design, World and S. American Geography, Travel Courses