David De La Torre works in the area of 20th Century US History, Urban History, and Public History. He is interested in the role of universities in the development of cities along with multifaceted relationships with neighboring communities.
He received his B.A. in History from California State University at Los Angeles in 2014. He currently serves as project leader of Historias de South Central, a grassroots community project that provides a platform for Los Angeles residents to share neighborhood experience through the use of digital media.