David A. Caicedo received his M.A. in General Psychology, Pre-Clinical Concentration, at Adelphi University, and his B.A. in Psychology from St. John's University. He is a doctoral candidate in Social-Personality Psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center. Prior to his arrival at BMCC, he taught at Brooklyn College, John Jay College, and Bronx Community College within CUNY, and at William Paterson University in New Jersey. Prof. Caicedo's research centers on the Latino/a experience in the U.S., including Latino/a demographic patterns in the Tri-State area. His dissertation work focuses on the psycholinguistics of the (contemporary) immigration debate, political ideology, and the complicity between the news media, policymakers, and popular opinion.