Lawrence Ramirez is a doctoral student in Sociocultural Anthropology at the University of California, Riverside. His research focuses around the social significance of public memory spaces, such as museums, gardens, and public monuments, in how such sites transmit ideological narratives. He has recently conducted ethnographic research regarding Japanese gardens in southern California and the various ways in which such gardens are experienced by visitors from different social standpoints. Lawrence Ramirez has an MA in Anthropology from UC Riverside and a BA in Anthropology and Art History from California State University, Dominguez Hills.
University of California, Riverside