Fernando Burga

Assistant Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
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Fernando Burga is an assistant professor for the Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) degree program. His research deals with equity in urban planning particularly in relation to the incorporation of immigrants. He combines planning history, ethnographic fieldwork, and design techniques to evaluate how planning addresses immigrant life but also to show how immigrants can engage planning to assert agency, build political power and mobilize immigrant-based planning agendas