Juan Antonio Sorto, Ph.D.
Juan Antonio Sorto, Ph.D., is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Bullard Center for Environmental and Climate Justice. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Urban Planning and Environmental Policy from Texas Southern University and received his Master of Public Administration degree from Texas Southern University and his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Houston-Downtown.
His research interests are public participation and land-use planning. His dissertation is titled, "Low Income Housing Tax Credit and the Role of Public Participation. Currently, he is researching how public participation in US Coastal Cities and Central America is used to create greenspace to address climate change associated with environmental justice.