Collegiate Affiliation

• Geosocial formations; geontology; extraction and extractive capital
• Green urbanism and apparatuses of government: critical studies of urban sustainability; urban resilience as mode of government; design activism
• The politics of 'life': political rationality and biological existence; the securitization of biological life; biosecurity and empire
• Philosophy and geography: humanism and posthumanism; new materialisms
• Ecopolitics : environmental social movements; nature, environmentalism and difference; colonialism and environmentalism

Prospective students:
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Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • PhD: Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 1996


  • eco-politics
  • political ecology
  • geopolitics of biosecurity
  • social and political theory
  • green urbanism
  • Anthropocene in social, political and ecological thought
  • biopolitics and the city