Expertise: Higher education
Belinda Reyes is an adjunct fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California and director of the César E. Chávez Institute at San Francisco State University, where she is also an associate professor in the College of Ethnic Studies. She is an expert in demographics, education, immigration, urban economics, and the social and economic progress of race/ethnic minorities. She has experience in many statistical and data management methods, and she has authored and coauthored many reports, including Building Credit for the Underbanked and Latina/o Students in Higher Education: Identifying Critical Issues and New Possibilities at Bay Area Universities. Previously, she was a founding faculty member at the University of California, Merced, and a research fellow at PPIC. She holds a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.