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Jorge Leal

Postdoctoral Scholar and Teaching Fellow

American Studies and Ethnicity Department—University of Southern California

Dr. Jorge N. Leal is an urban and cultural historian whose research focuses on how youth culture producers and participants have reshaped the urban space in the transnational Latina/o/x communities in Southern California. Dr. Leal is also the curator of The Rock Archivo LÁ, an online repository that collects, shares, and examines L.A. Latina/o/x youth cultures ephemera. Dr. Leal is currently a Postdoctoral Scholar and Teaching Fellow at the University of Southern California.