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Executive Board:

Ryan BurnsAssistant Professor, Department of Geography

Website: Ryan Burns | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

  • Smart cities
  • Open data
  • Critical data studies
  • Political economy
  • Science & technology studies
  • Digital humanitarianism

 

Victoria FastAssistant Professor, Department of Geography

Website: Victoria Fast | Univesity of Calgary

Research keywords:

  • Urban GIS
  • Participatory mapping
  • Volunteered geographic information
  • Accessibility and mobility
  • Social justice in the smart city

Byron MillerProfessor, Department of Geography 

Additional role(s): Coordinator of UCalgary Urban Studies Program

Website: Byron Miller | University of Calgary

Research Keywords:

  • The culture of cities
  • Iconic architecture
  • Arts scenes
  • Cultural industries

Marit RosolAssociate Professor, Department of Geography 

Additional role(s): Canada Research Chair in Global Urban Studies

Website: Marit Rosol | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

  • Urban and economic geography
  • Critical food studies
  • Housing
  • Participation
  • Governmentality

Eliot TretterAssistant Professor, Department of Geography

Website: Eliot Tretter | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

  • Urban political ecology
  • Critical knowledge economies
  • Radical political economy

Members:


Shelley AlexanderProfessor, Department of Geography 

Website: Shelley Alexander | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

      • Coyotes
      • Compassionate conservation
      • Co-existence
      • Habitat fragmentation
      • GIS
      • Urban ecology

Gwendolyn BlueAssociate Professor, Department of Geography

Website: Gwendolyn Blue | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

      • Public controversies involving science and technology
      • Public engagement with science and technology
      • Political, cultural and ethical dimensions of scientific and technological innovations

Dean Curran, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

Website: Dean Curran | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

      • Digital economy
      • Finance
      • Environment
      • Risk and inequality
      • Social theory

Dan JacobsonAssociate Professor, Department of Geography

Website: Dan Jacobson | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

      • Navigation
      • Urban accessibility
      • Spatial behaviour
      • Cartography
      • GIScience

Anthony Levenda, Postdoctoral Student, Department of Geography

Website: Anthony Levenda | University of Calgary/Arizona State University

Research keywords:

      • Political economy
      • Environment
      • Infrastructure policy
      • Power/knowledge

Jack LucasAssistant Professor, Department of Political Science

Additional role(s): Director of UCalgary Urban Policy Program

Website: Jack Lucas | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

      • Urban politics
      • Urban elections
      • Urban political history
      • Urban governance
      • Urban policy

Elizabeth ParisAssistant Professor, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

Website: Elizabeth Paris | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

      • Mesoamerica
      • Archaeology of urbanism
      • Ancient commerce
      • Archaeological materials
      • Compositional materials

Matt Patterson, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology 

Website: Matt Patterson | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

      • Spatial constitution of social movements
      • Urban governance and governmentality
      • Neighbourhood change and inequality
      • The politics of urban and regional sustainability
      • The social and environmental implications of smart cities

Melanie RockAdjunct Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology/Archaeology

Additional role(s): Associate Scientific Director, O'Brien Institute for Public Health

Website: Melanie Rock | University of Calgary

Research Keywords:

      • Mental health

Alan SmartProfessor, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

Website: Alan Smart | University of Calgary

Research keywords: 

      • Posthumanism
      • Smart city strategies
      • Informality
      • China
      • Canada

Frank TowersAssociate Professor, Department of History

Website: Frank Towers | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

      • Politics
      • History
      • 19th century
      • United States
      • Slavery

Mariah Wilson, Research Assistant & Urban Studies Student 

Website: Mariah Wilson | University of Calgary

Research keywords:

    • Smart cities
    • Cycling history
    • Urban policy