Dr. John Arroyo recently visited the OU Division of Regional and City Planning, March 5-6, 2020, to meet with students and give a public talk about his work on Mexican immigrants, immigration policies in the South, and the resulting effects on informal community organizing and the built environment.

His case study of the Atlanta region highlighted the tensions between federal and local engagement of immigrant communities.

Dr. Arroyo is an Assistant Professor in Engaging Diverse Communities at the University of Oregon’s College of Design.