CV

EDUCATION

DPhilinGeographyandtheEnvironment University of Oxford, (expected date of completion 2020)
MasterinResidentialEnvironments 2007 – 2012 Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning (FAU) University of Chile
DiplomainSocio-economicEvaluationoftheResidentialEnvironment FAU, University of Chile, 2008
DiplomainStrategic ManagementoftheTerritory FAU, University of Chile, 2007
BArchandProfessionalDegreeofArchitect FAU, University of Chile,  1998 – 2004

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Co-Investigator, FONDECYTProjectNº 1161437 March 2016 – Octubre 2016 Inhabitingtheintermediatecity: spatialpracticesinAltoHospicioandPadreLasCasas. PI, Dr. W. Imilan | Role: Developing sensory and visual methodological approaches for examining  spatial practices
ResearchAssistant, FONDECYTProjectNº 11121538 July 2012 – April 2013 TheexperienceofPeruvianfoodinSantiago, Chile. IdentityandspatialpracticesofthePeruviantransnationalmigration. PI, Dr. W. Imilan | Role: in charge of visual ethnography and visual research methods
ResearchCollaborator (VisualMethodologiesandEthnography), 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
GraduateResearcher, FONDECYTProjectNº 1090198 December 2009 – April 2012 QuotidianurbanmobilityandsocialexclusioninSantiago, Chile. PI, Dr. P. Jiron | Role: Developing visual methodologies to observe practices; creation of visual ethnographic material and autoethnographic narratives

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

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.) ¿HaciadóndevalaviviendaenChile?Nuevosdesafíosenelhábitatresidencial (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. CulturalGeographies 23 (4), 599-614
Iturra, L. (2016) An exploration of Timespace in Residential Environments. In Marak, Q. (Ed.) DoingAutoethnography (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.

GRADUATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE

MasterofResidentialEnvironment FAU, University of Chile, 2012 – 2016 Convenor of Integration Workshop and Physical Spatial Modules. Lecturer in Physical Spatial and Research Methods Modules
MasterofUrbanPlanning FAU, University of Chile. Lecturer in Research Methodology for Urban Development, 2014
H-LabUrbanResearchMethodsLab FAU, University of Chile. Convenor and Lecturer in Audio visual methods, 2014
DiplomainAnalyticalMethodsforSocialSciencesFieldwork School of Anthropology, UAHC. Lecturer in Visual Methods, 2013

UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Thephotography: awaytoexplorethecity. FAU, University of Chile. Convenor and Lecturer, 2013 – 2016
InhabitingSantiago, whatismissed?, Undergraduate Department, FAU, University of Chile. Lecturer, 2015
QualitativeMethodsinGeography. Department of Geography, Social Sciences Faculty, UAH, Chile. Lecturer, 2015
ResearchMethodsinArchitecture. FAU, University of Chile. Lecturer, 2014 – 2015
ArchitecturalDesignWorkshop, FAU, University of Chile. Lecturer, 2006 – 2015
ContemporaryEthnography, Department of Anthropology, University of Chile. Lecturer, 2014 – 2015
VisualEthnography, Department of Anthropology, Social Sciences Faculty, UAH, Santiago, Chile. Lecturer, 2013
EthnographyLab, Department of Anthropology, Social Sciences Faculty, UAH, Santiago, Chile. Lecturer, 2012 – 2013
PerceptioninArchitectureI. FAU, University of Chile. Lecturer, 2009

AWARDS, GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

Mansfield Travel Grant. DPhil fieldwork partially funded by Mansfield College University of Oxford
BecasChileScholarship. DPhil research fully funded (4 years) by Chilean Government, CONICYT, 2016
FONDECYTRegularResearchProjectNº 1161437 PI. Dr. W. Imilan, 2016
Master’sThesisScholarship FONDECYT Regular Research Project No 1090198,  PI. Paola Jirón, 2009

ADDITIONAL EXPERTISE

EvaluatorofFONDECYT (TheNationalFundforScientificandTechnologicalDevelopment) researchprojects. 2015 – 2016 Study groups: Sociology, Urban Studies, Architecture and Geography.
ReviewerofthefollowingAcademicJournals: Revista INVI (Chile, Architecture and Urban Studies); AUS (Chile, Architecture); Cuadernos de Vivienda y Urbanismo (Colombia, Architecture)

LENGUAGE

Spanish, Native | English, Advanced Academic Level