Isabel Duron

Isabel Duron

Isabel Duron

Graduate Student

Cohort 2014-15

Office: 7349 Bunche Hall



As a Ph.D. student, Isabel is interested in examining gentrification and the impact of urban planning decisions on communities of color in California. While at Santa Clara University, Isabel studied a semester in Washington D.C. during which she completed her senior thesis that examined the impact of gentrification on Latinos in the Columbia Heights neighborhood.

Her research interests include: gentrification, urban planning, community development, coalition building.


  • BS, Political Science, Ethnic Studies, Santa Clara University


  • Gentrification
  • Urban Planning
  • Community Development
  • Coalition Building