J. Eric Lomeli
- Class of 2000
- Additional Major(s): History
- Additional Minor(s): Italian Special Fields
- Class of 2002
- Master's Degree(s): Latin American Studies MA
- Additional Master's Degree(s): M.S. Geographical Information Systems (GIS) University of Redlands, 2004
While At UCLA
American Field Service (AFS) Italy: 1992-1993
Universita' per Strainieri di Siena (Italy): 1996 (Spring)
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (FRP): 1997 (Winter/Spring).
Extracurriculars: UCLA Program on Mexico; PROFMEX; Data Trends, LLC.
Awards: Masters Degree Departmental Honors Graduate Research: "The Revolutionary Corridor" (Historical GIS) Faculty Advisory Committee: Dr. Leobardo Estrada (Urban Planning & Social Research) Dr. James W. Wilkie (History) Dr. Kevin Terraciano (History)
Grad Thesis: A Historical GIS (hGIS) of the U.S.-Mexico Region 1910-1930
Data Trends, LLC (GIS Analyst/Instructor)
University of Texas at San Antonio (GIS Specialist)
Bexar County, Texas (Senior GIS Analyst)
Fondest Memory of UCLA
Having the opportunity to lecture to an undergrad course of 200+.
Advice for Current International Institute IDP Students
First, dedicate yourself into learning a wide perspective, then narrow down your focus to become an expert.