Silvina Lopez Barrera

 Silvina Lopez Barrera


  • Assistant Professor

Office: (662) 325-2202
240 Giles Hall



  • Master of Architecture (M.Arch.), Architecture, Iowa State University, 2010


Conference Proceeding

  • The Right to the City in Informal Settlements: Case Studies of Post-Disaster Adaptation in Latin America .  Architectural Research Centers Consortium International Conference 2019. 2019

Journal Article

  • Building Collaborative Governance and Community Resilience under Socio-spatial Rural Disparities and Environmental Challenges . Community Development Practice. Volume Fall 2019, Issue Issue 23. 2019
  • Community resilience and collective agency under significant changes in the natural and built environment: a community capitals framework approach . Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability . Volume 24, Issue 12. 2019

Published Abstract

  • Critical Service-Learning Pedagogy in Architectural Education. 2019 ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference 2019. 2019



  • "Participatory Design Using Emergent Technologies in Small-towns in Mississippi." Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference 2019 , Engagement Scholarship Consortium, Denver, CO. 2019
  • "Resilience and Collective Mobilization in Two Communities of Uruguay: A Community Capitals Framework Approach ." 2019 Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Justice and Tyranny: Mobilizing Rural Sociological Imaginations, Rural Sociological Society, Richmond, VA. 2019
  • "Critical Service-Learning Pedagogy in Architectural Education ." 2019 ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference, Practice of Teaching | Teaching of Practice, ACSA/EAAE, University of Antwerp, Belgium. 2019
  • "Addressing Housing Inequality through Affordable Housing in Small-Towns in Mississippi." Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) International Conference, Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC), Toronto, Canada. 2019
  • "Housing Inequality and Affordable Housing in Vulnerable Communities in Rural Mississippi ." 49th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association, Urban Affairs Association, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). 2019
  • "Exploring a Socio-Structural Approach to Examine Community Resilience: Two Case Studies from Rural Uruguay." 50th Annual Meeting of the Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association, Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association, Mississippi State University. 2019


  • "Claiming the Right to the City through Informal Housing: Two Case Studies from Latin America ." Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) International Conference, Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC), Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. 2019


  • "Service-learning in architecture curriculum: exploring tactical urbanism in Mississippi." Where Mission Meets Advocacy, Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 2019