Joaquín Villanueva

Position title: Associate Professor/Co-Chair, Environment Geography and Earth, Gustavus Adolphus College

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Dr. Villanueva’s research interests include Urban Political Economy, Legal & Carceral Geographies, Historical Geography, Caribbean Geographies, Race, Class, & Social Theory. Dr. Villanueva is currently working on a book manuscript project that explores the Puerto Rico Planning Board in the mid twentieth century and its relation to today’s Puerto Rican debt crisis. He served as the President of the Puerto Rican Studies Association from 2020-2022.  At Gustavus Adolphus College, he teaches classes on world regional geography; introduction to human geography; urban geography; political geography; geographies of peace, crime, and violence; and sports geography.