Amada Armenta is an Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, where she specializes in the areas of Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, and Crime and Justice. Amada earned a M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from UCLA, and a B.A. in Political Science from Rice University. She hails from the sunny town of El Centro and has lived and/or studied in Houston, Havana, San Diego, Los Angeles, Nashville, Ithaca, and Philadelphia. She loves traveling, sports, and Dodgers baseball. 


Email: armenta at luskin dot ucla dot edu