Pedro A. Regalado is a Junior Fellow of the Society of Fellows at Harvard University. He researches the history of race, Latinx immigration, and capitalism in urban America. His book project, Latinx Gotham: Work and the Modern City, examines the history of New York City’s Latinx residents during the twentieth century, particularly their efforts to reshape city space and economy.
Regalado has been awarded the Michael Katz Award for Best Dissertation from the Urban History Association. He was also a finalist for the Ralph Gabriel Henry Prize for Best Dissertation from the American Studies Association. Regalado’s work has been featured in the The Journal of Urban History, Boston Review, The Washington Post, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Born in the Dominican Republic, he was raised in New York City’s Washington Heights.