Roque, Angel


Angel's primary theoretical and research interests focus on political economy, gentrification and the politics of "race" and ethnicity within urban environments in the United States. His dissertation, Transforming the City: Negotiating Gentrification, Race and Class in Chicago, Illinois investigates how notions of class, race, urban citizenship and the uses of the built environment affect and are affected by the socio-economic and discursive processes of gentrification. Angel received a BA in Social Anthropology from the University of California at Irvine and a MA in Cultural and Social Anthropology from Stanford University.