Andres Torres
Andre's (Andy) Torres is Research Associate at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College of The City University of New York. He was on leave from Centro during 2008-2009 as Interim Director of the CUNY Latino Faculty Initiative. During 2007-2008 he served as Centro's Interim Director.

Yasmin Ramirez
Yasmin Ramirez, Ph.D., is a research associate at the Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos, Hunter College New York. She earned her Ph.D. in Art History from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in 2005 with a dissertation entitled: "Nuyorican Vanguards: Political Actions / Poetic Visions, A History of Puerto Rican artists in New York, 1964-1984." Dr. Ramirez is currently writing a book based on her dissertation that is scheduled for publication by Notre Dame University Press in 2010.

Carlos Vargas
Carlos Vargas-Ramos is Centro's public policy researcher and author of three of its policy papers: Settlement Patterns and Residential Segregation of Puerto Ricans in the United States", "The State of Housing for Hispanics in the United States" and "Housing Emergency and Overcrowding: Latinos in New York City”.

Luis O Reyes
Luis O. Reyes is a Research Associate at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies/Centro De Estudios Puertorriqueños of Hunter College, CUNY. He served as Assistant Professor in the Middle and High School Department at Lehman College, CUNY, in Fall 2008 and as a Visiting Fellow in the Bronx Institute at Lehman College, CUNY, from 2004 to 2008.

M. Anne Visser
M. Anne Visser is a Ph.D. candidate in Public Policy at The New School University and a Research Assistant at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College (CUNY). Ms. Visser’s research interests focus on social and economic inequality in the context of the informal economy and low wage labor markets. Specifically, she researches the role of state, community, non-profit and private actors in promoting urban economic and social equality.