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    Monxo López teaches Latino Studies and politics at Hunter College’s Department of Africana, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies; he is a cartographer/GIS specialist, South Bronx-based environmental activist, founding member of South Bronx Unite, and board member of the Mott Haven/Port Morris Community Land Stewards, the South Bronx’s local Community Land Trust. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from CUNY’s Graduate Center, and an MA from Université Laval in Québec, Canada. His academic research revolves around spatiality, mapping, social justice, political theory, and Latino communities. His political writings on spatial and social justice have been published on Salon.com, LatinoRebels, and NACLA, among other places; his activist work has been profiled by The New York Times, UrbanOmnibus, and Corriere della Sera.