Ricardo G. Huerta Niño
Ricardo G. Huerta Niño received his PhD from the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley where he is currently a Lecturer in the department teaching undergraduate courses ("Introduction to City Planning" and "Urban Communities") and graduate courses ("Introduction to Planning Practice"). Ricardo is also a consultant in a range of urban planning areas serving as Planning, Research, and Policy Analyst at the NIAM Group, as Senior Consultant at the Insight Center for Community Economic Development, and as Senior Advisor at the Unity Council.
Ricardo's research and practice interests include community and economic development, environmental justice, sustainable development, philanthropy, planning theory, and ethnic studies. Originally from Fresno, California and a graduate of UC Davis (BA) and Stanford University (MA), Ricardo received a dual Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning (MCP) and International and Area Studies (MA) from UC Berkeley.
In addition to his work in urban planning, Ricardo’s professional experience also includes working in philanthropy at the Open Society Institute, the Goldman Environmental Prize, the San Francisco Foundation, and the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund. Ricardo has also taught at San Francisco State University in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, at Laney College and Merritt College in the Ethnic Studies Department, and in high schools in San Jose and Los Angeles.
Ricardo is a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues (ISSI) and an Affiliated Scholar at the Center for Research on Native American Issues.
Ricardo G. Huerta Niño, MA, MCP, PhD
Lecturer, Department of City and Regional Planning
The University of California at Berkeley
228 Wurster Hall MC #1850