Luis Trujillo

University of California, Santa Cruz


Luis Trujillo researches Latinx (Anti-)Displacement Genealogies and Urbanisms through the lens of race and property, tenure and belonging. His dissertation focused on the anti-displacement organizing of Latinx communities in Northeast Los Angeles (2014-2020). His current project is an examination of the overlapping and intimate geographies of repair and reclamation for Tongva peoples (the original caretakers of the Los Angeles Basin) especially and BIPOCs in Los Angeles, generally. Luis received his PhD in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Riverside in 2020. He currently teaches in the Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz.