Getting to Know Your Professors: Alberto Pulido

Inside USD -- Alberto Pulido, PhD, is professor and chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at USD. He answered questions from Inside USD about his remarkable documentary on lowriders, his passion for ethnic studies, and the one person — dead or alive — he would like to meet.

Q: You recently engaged in a kickstarter campaign for your documentary on lowriders. What was that experience like?

The kickstarter campaign proved to be a very challenging but rewarding experience for me and our production team. It required a major “paradigm shift” for understanding the world and building community. We had to be both ambitious and creative in an attempt to raise monies for a project that you hope resonates with others. (Full Story)