Garcia’s work examines the role of space and organizations in shaping how inequalities are experienced and reproduced. Garcia also studies participatory budgeting, race, and skin color in the United States and Latin America, and access to public benefits among urban families using quantitative methods.


Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society, Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Academic and Research Units, Indiana University Bloomington

Assistant Professor, Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, Social Sciences Division, College of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

PhD, Princeton University, Sociology, 2017
MA, Princeton University, Sociology, 2012
BA, Northwestern University, Sociology and Psychology, 2006