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Andrés Torres

Andres Torres

Dr. Andrés (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.

Dr. Torres has taught in the fields of Puerto Rican/Latino Studies and Economics. His edited volume, Latinos in New England (2006), provides a comprehensive look at Latino population growth and socio-political trends in that region. Other publications include: The Puerto Rican Movement: Voices from the Diaspora (1998, co-editor), Workforce Development: Health Care and Human Services (New England Journal of Public Policy, Special Issue, 1997, co-editor), and Between Melting Pot and Mosaic: African Americans and Puerto Ricans in the New York Political Economy (1995). Dr. Torres has written articles, op-ed pieces, and book reviews on urban political economy, labor markets, social movements, and Latino public policy. Most recently, he co-authored (with Gilbert Marzán and Andrew Luecke) a Centro Research Report,

Puerto Rican Outmigration from New York City: 1995-2000.