I’m thrilled to be part of the team led by Dr. Isabelle Anguelovski to publish this important opinion piece on environmental gentrification in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: “Why green “climate gentrification” threatens poor and vulnerable populations” … Read more
I have a new co-authored publication in Landscape and Urban Planning on environmental gentrification and park development in Philadelphia. My co-author, Jillian Eller, was an undergraduate student in Environmental Studies at Temple, and our work was supported by Temple’s College … Read more
The Journal of Planning and Education Research has published a review of the book Christina Rosan and I co-authored on urban agriculture in Philadelphia. See this link to read the review.
I’m pleased to share the news that my doctoral advisee Alisa Shockley has received the Harris Webber Fellowship this year for her dissertation research titled “Co-victims of Gun Homicide: Black Women Navigating Spaces of Trauma.” Please see the official announcement … Read more
Thanks to Emma Padner of The Temple News for publishing a story about our urban public spaces project! We are thrilled to spread the news about this research.
The William Penn Foundation has funded a new project titled “Synthesis of the Benefits and Costs of Urban Public Spaces” that I am co-leading with several colleagues, including Dr. Anneclaire De Roos (Drexel, School of Public Health), Dr. Patrick Gurian (Drexel, … Read more
The Urban Studies Foundation awarded our project titled “Infrastructural futures across cities of the global north” one of the 2018 Seminar Series Awards. Our team includes Theresa Enright (University of Toronto), Mike Hodson (University of Manchester), Hamil Pearsall (Temple University), … Read more
This past spring, students in my Geography of Hazards class produced podcasts on community equity and justice issues associated with climate change in Philadelphia. We worked with local non-profits, city government, and local radio show host Kay Wood of G-town … Read more
Our book on urban agriculture in Philadelphia, title “Growing a Sustainable City? The Question of Urban Agriculture” is available from the University of Toronto Press at this link. Our book critically examines urban agriculture in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as it has … Read more
In partnership with the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) and the Philadelphia Water Department, I have launched a new research project to monitor trash accumulation in sewer inlets near the Tacony Creek in Philadelphia. This project also involves the hard work … Read more