DPhil in Geography and the Environment University of Oxford, (expected date of completion 2020)
Master in Residential Environments 2007 – 2012 Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning (FAU) University of Chile
Diploma in Socioeconomic Evaluation of the Residential Environment FAU, University of Chile, 2008
Diploma in Strategic Management of the Territory FAU, University of Chile, 2007
BArch and Professional Degree of Architect FAU, University of Chile,  1998 – 2004


CoInvestigator, FONDECYT Project 1161437 March 2016 – Octubre 2016 Inhabiting the intermediate city: spatial practices in Alto Hospicio and Padre Las Casas. PI, Dr. W. Imilan | Role: Developing sensory and visual methodological approaches for examining  spatial practices
Research Assistant, FONDECYT Project 11121538 July 2012 – April 2013 The experience of Peruvian food in Santiago, Chile. Identity and spatial practices of the Peruvian transnational migrationPI, Dr. W. Imilan | Role: in charge of visual ethnography and visual research methods
Research Collaborator (Visual Methodologies and Ethnography), FIUC 2010-2013 April 2013 Project: Migrations, Social Capital and Human Development in Latin America, The role of migrants’ capital in the development of Latin American Societies. PI, Dr. F.Márquez | Role: Creation of pieces of visual ethnography
Graduate Researcher, FONDECYT Project 1090198 December 2009 – April 2012 Quotidian urban mobility and social exclusion in Santiago, Chile. PI, Dr. P. Jiron | Role: Developing visual methodologies to observe practices; creation of visual ethnographic material and autoethnographic narratives


Iturra, L. and C. Morales. (2017) Lo que se debe, lo que se quiere y lo que se puede. Diseño de vivienda social chilena, un diálogo de actores y visiones. In Imilan et al. (Eds.) ¿Hacia dónde va la vivienda en Chile?​ ​Nuevos desafíos en el hábitat residencial (pp.117 – 131). Santiago, Chile. Adrede Editora.
Jiron, P., Imilan W. and L. Iturra. (2016) Relearning to travel in Santiago: the importance of mobile place-making and travelling know-how. Cultural Geographies 23 (4), 599-614
Iturra, L. (2016) An exploration of Timespace in Residential Environments. In Marak, Q. (Ed.) Doing Autoethnography (pp. 29 – 42). New Delhi, India. Serial Publications.
Iturra, L. and P. Jiron (2016)  Siguiendo trayectorias, dibujando trayectos: Construcción de diagramas desde la experiencia de los habitantes. AUS (Valdivia) 19, 4-9.


Master of Residential Environment FAU, University of Chile, 2012 – 2016 Convenor of Integration Workshop and Physical Spatial Modules. Lecturer in Physical Spatial and Research Methods Modules
Master of Urban Planning FAU, University of Chile. Lecturer in Research Methodology for Urban Development, 2014
HLab Urban Research Methods Lab FAU, University of Chile. Convenor and Lecturer in Audio visual methods, 2014
Diploma in Analytical Methods for Social Sciences Fieldwork School of Anthropology, UAHC. Lecturer in Visual Methods, 2013


The photography: a way to explore the city. FAU, University of Chile. Convenor and Lecturer, 2013 – 2016
Inhabiting Santiago, what is missed?, Undergraduate Department, FAU, University of Chile. Lecturer, 2015
Qualitative Methods in Geography. Department of Geography, Social Sciences Faculty, UAH, Chile. Lecturer, 2015
Research Methods in Architecture. FAU, University of Chile. Lecturer, 2014 – 2015
Architectural Design Workshop, FAU, University of Chile. Lecturer, 2006 – 2015
Contemporary Ethnography, Department of Anthropology, University of Chile. Lecturer, 2014 – 2015
Visual Ethnography, Department of Anthropology, Social Sciences Faculty, UAH, Santiago, Chile. Lecturer, 2013
Ethnography Lab, Department of Anthropology, Social Sciences Faculty, UAH, Santiago, Chile. Lecturer, 2012 – 2013
Perception in Architecture I. FAU, University of Chile. Lecturer, 2009


Mansfield Travel Grant. DPhil fieldwork partially funded by Mansfield College University of Oxford
BecasChile Scholarship. DPhil research fully funded (4 years) by Chilean Government, CONICYT, 2016
FONDECYT Regular Research Project 1161437 PI. Dr. W. Imilan, 2016
Masters Thesis Scholarship FONDECYT Regular Research Project No 1090198,  2009


Evaluator of FONDECYT (The National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development) research projects. 2015 – 2016 Study groups: Sociology, Urban Studies, Architecture and Geography.
Reviewer of the following Academic Journals: Revista INVI (Chile, Architecture and Urban Studies); AUS (Chile, Architecture); Cuadernos de Vivienda y Urbanismo (Colombia, Architecture)


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