About Belinda I Reyes



Associate Professor


Latino/Latina StudiesCollege of Ethnic Studies


Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building (EP)


Office Hours: 

Thursday: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Office Hours (Additional Info): 

also available by appointment



At SF State Since:



An Associate Professor at the Department of Latina and Latino Studies at San Francisco State’s College of Ethnic Studies, Belinda is an expert in demographics, education, immigration, urban economics, opportunity youth, and the social and economic progress of Latinx in the Unites States.  Her research focuses on policy issues confronting the Latinx in the United States. She has briefed various federal, state, and local governmental bodies and addressed numerous civic organizations. Skilled in Media Relations, Report Writing, Grant Writing, Community Engaged Research, Faculty and Student Development.

Belinda is also a Visiting Fellow at the Center for a New Economy in Puerto Rico and an Adjunct Fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California.  Previously she was a founding faculty member at the University of California, Merced and a research fellow at Public Policy Institute of California.  She has been a senior program associate at PolicyLink; a research fellow at the University of Michigan; and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. She holds a B.S. in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

I am currently teaching 2 classes: 

LTNS 415 -- The Economic Progress and Impact of Latinx in the United States

LTNS 470 -- Latinx Immigration to the US