UBC assistant professor a role model for visible minorities

Assistant professor of anthropology Hugo De Burgos has been named one of Canada’s 10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians. De Burgos came to Canada from El Salvador as a teenager and found inspiration in Chilean professors at the University of Alberta, where he later received his PhD. He is an anthropologist, filmmaker, activist and assistant professor with the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The awards, organized by the Canadian Hispanic Business Alliance, recognize Hispanic Canadians who are making a positive impact on Canadian society. For more info, click here.