Denia Garcia

Position title: Assistant Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs, UW–Madison


Website: Denia Garcia's website

Denia Garcia is an Assistant Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin‚ÄìMadison. She received a Ph.D. in Sociology from Princeton University. Garcia’s research examines the role of space and organizations in shaping how inequalities are experienced and reproduced. She uses qualitative and quantitative methods to study diverse neighborhoods, participatory budgeting, and skin color and racial stratification.

Research areas



Race and ethnicity


Urban and social policy