Johana Londoño

Expert of Latino Studies, urban studies, barrios, comparative ethnic studies, race and ethnicity in US Cities, and the cultural politics of urban design

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Johana Londoño

Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies

Expertise:
Latino Studies, urban studies, barrios, comparative ethnic studies, race and ethnicity in US Cities, and the cultural politics of urban design

Campus phone: 518-442-4890
Campus email: jlondono@albany.edu

Biography:
Johana Londoño is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies at the University at Albany, SUNY. She holds a PhD and MPhil in American Studies from the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University and a BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Her research on Latinx urbanism has appeared in American Quarterly, Social Semiotics, Identities, Occasion and edited volumes on urban planning and the racial politics of consumption. Londoño has benefitted from fellowships at the Ford Foundation, Smithsonian Latino Museum Studies Program, NYU, Northeast Consortium for Faculty Diversity at Northeastern University, and Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and Humanities. In addition to her departmental and professional service, she serves on the Líderes Board of LatinoJustice PRLDEF. Londoño is currently completing a book manuscript titled Abstract Barrios: The Crises of Latinx Visibility in US Cities while on a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. The dissertation from which her book develops received the best dissertation award from the Latino Studies section of LASA and honorable mention from the Puerto Rican Studies Association. Her website is www.johanalondono.com.