Information Officer, Research
Ricardo Duran joined CalSTRS in October 2007. Duran conducts research on public sector pensions including: pension reform, retirement security, ESG and public pension investments. He analyzes media content, formats and interest on issues related to CalSTRS.
Duran arrived at CalSTRS after seven years of media relations work at the University of California, Riverside, where he wrote about research at the Anderson Graduate School of Business, the Bourns College of Engineering and the School of Education. Duran also worked more than a decade in newspaper journalism in Southern California.
He enjoys cycling, reading about U.S. history and hanging out with his wife, daughter and a Beagle-Cocker Spaniel mix.