Victoria Ciudad-Real is a sociology doctoral student at UC Irvine’s School of Social Sciences. Her research interests include studying immigrant and Latinx communities, racial equity, and public policy. Prior to starting her PhD program, she served as a Project Manager for the Price Center for Social Innovation where she managed research projects covering workforce development, housing insecurity, and economic inclusion. Victoria has studied and co-authored several reports at the Price Center providing expertise on community engaged research, racial equity, and qualitative analysis, including survey and interview methods.
As a proud daughter of Salvadoran immigrants and Southern California native, Victoria is committed to using research and data to inform good public policy and social change. Victoria completed her undergraduate education in Public Policy and Global Studies from UC Riverside and holds a Masters of Public Policy from the USC Price School of Public Policy.