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Armando Torres


Ph.D. student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign within the Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (EPOL) department with a concentration is Global Studies in Education. Armando's research focuses on sustainable education policy and development, youth agency and social inclusion, and community-based mobilization, entreprenuership, and innovation in LMICs.


B.A. Global Studies emphasis Latin America & Professional Writing minor, University of California, Santa Barbara

M.Ed. Postsecondary Education & Student Affairs, University of Southern California

Ph.D. Student. Global Studies in Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Awards and Honors

Summer Pre-doctoral Institute Fellow

Graduate College Illinois Distinguished Fellow

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow

Lemann Center Graduate Fellow