Jael Vizcarra

Course Title: The Metropolis and Me: A History of Immigration, Race, and Space in Southern California

Jael Vizcarra is a Ph.D. candidate in Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego. He is also a teaching assistant at UC San Diego for various ethnic studies courses. He has conducted field research at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma in Mexico City as well as two language and culture programs at Postdam Universitat and Gottingen Universitat in Germany.  

  • BS in Anthropology, University of California, Riverside 
  • MA in Social Sciences, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin and Middle East Technical University, Ankara
  • Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego (in process)
  • Teaching Assistant - Ethnic Studies 1: Land and Labor, UC San Diego  (Fall 2014, Fall 2015)
  • Teaching Assistant - Ethnic Studies 2: Circulations of Difference, UC San Diego (Winter 2015)
  • Teaching Assistant - Ethnic Studies 3: Making Culture, UC San Diego (Spring 2015)
  • Metropolitan Migrants: The Migration of Urban Mexicans to the United States. Ruben Hernandez-Leon. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2008. The International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. Vol.36 (5) September 2012.  
  • Everyday Urban Public Space: Turkish Immigrant Women´s Perspective. Eda Ünlü Yücesoy. Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis Publishers. 2006. The International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. Vol.34 (4) December 2010.