The University of Utah
College of Architecture + Planning
Kevin Fagundo-Ojeda

Kevin Fagundo-Ojeda

Kevin Fagundo-Ojeda is a doctoral student in the Department of City and Metropolitan Planning. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, and a master’s degree in Community Development and Planning from Clark University. While in Puerto Rico, Kevin researched health, labor, and urban transformations in San Juan during the Operation Bootstrap era. After Hurricane Maria Kevin worked with the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College studying displacement, nonprofit response, and climate change adaptations in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Kevin is a recipient of the Global Change and Sustainability Center, Fellowship. For his dissertation, Kevin will be working with Dr. Ivis Garcia-Zambrana in disaster recovery, displacement, health, and housing in Puerto Rico and the United States.