UAR Editors & Editorial Board
Richardson Dilworth, Drexel University
Maureen Donaghy, Rutgers University-Camden
Christina Greer, Fordham University
Mara Sidney, Rutgers University-Newark
Timothy Weaver, University at Albany SUNY
Yue Zhang, University of Illinois at Chicago
Richardson Dilworth, Drexel University
Assistant Managing Editor
Elizabeth M. Motyka, University of Illinois at Chicago
Past Editors-in-Chief of the Urban Affairs Review 1965-2022
Marilyn J. Gittell (1965-1970)
Peter Bouxsein (1970-1973)
Louis H. Masotti (1974-1980)
Albert Hunter and Robert L. Lineberry (1980-1981)
Margaret T. Gordon, Albert Hunter and Robert L. Lineberry (1981-1982)
Margaret T. Gordon and Albert Hunter (1982-1984)
Albert Hunter (1984-1985)
Dennis R. Judd and Donald Phares (1985-1992)
Dennis R. Judd (1992-2002)
Susan E. Clarke, Gary L. Gaile and Michael A. Pagano (2002-2009)
Susan E. Clarke and Michael A. Pagano (2009-2013)
Peter Burns, Jered B. Carr, Annette Steinacker, and Antonio Tavares (2014-2018)
Peter Burns, Jered B. Carr, Jill Tao, and Antonio Tavares (2018-2019)
*Jill Tao served as an associate editor for several years before being promoted to editor in 2018
Phil Ashton, Peter Burns, Jered B. Carr, Joshua Drucker, and Yue Zhang (2020-2022)
*Yue Zhang served as an associate editor from 2016-2018 before becoming an editor in 2020
Adam Auerbach is an Associate Professor in the School of International Service at American University. His research focuses on local governance, urban politics, and the political economy of development, with a regional focus on South Asia and India in particular. Auerbach is the author of Demanding Development: The Politics of Public Goods Provision in India’s Urban Slums (Cambridge University Press, 2020) and co-author of Migrants and Machine Politics: How India’s Urban Poor Seek Representation and Responsiveness (Princeton University Press, 2023).
Stefanie Chambers is Charles A. Dana Research Associate Professor of political science at Trinity College. She has published articles on mayoral leadership, urban education, and environmental justice. Her books include Mayors and Schools: Minority Voices and Democratic Tensions in Urban Education (2006) and Immigrant Incorporation in New Destinations: Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus (forthcoming).
Jonathan E. Collins, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of education and political science (by courtesy) at Brown University. His research focuses on racial and ethnic politics, state and local politics, the politics of education, and democratic innovation. He currently holds research affiliations with the Brown University Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy, the Brown University Annenberg Institute for School Reform, and national research firm the African American Research Collaborative (AARC). He holds a B.A. in English from Morehouse College as well as both an M.A. in African American studies and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA).
Margaret (Maggie) Cowell, PhD is an associate professor of urban affairs and planning at Virginia Tech. She teaches courses on economic development, urban economics, and public policy. She is currently a faculty member and co-PI for Virginia Tech’s National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) program on Disaster Resilience and Risk Management. Dr. Cowell’s research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Kauffman Foundation, National Association of Counties, and United States Economic Development Administration. She is the author of Dealing with Deindustrialization: Adaptive Resilience in American Midwestern Regions (Routledge 2014) and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles focused on economic resilience, economic restructuring, and economic development.
Nyron N. Crawford is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Faculty Fellow in the Public Policy Lab (PPL) at Temple University. His research, teaching, and practice engages political psychology to explore law and policy as it relates to local and racialized public problems.
Katherine Levine Einstein is an assistant professor of political science at Boston University. Her research interests include local politics, racial and ethnic politics, and American public policy. She is currently a co-principal investigator of the Menino Survey of Mayors, a multi-year data set of survey-interviews of U.S. mayors exploring a wide variety of political and policy issues.
Michael Javen Fortner is an assistant professor at CUNY’s School of Professional Studies and Graduate Center. He’s Academic Director of Urban Studies at CUNY’s Murphy Institute. He is also the author of Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment (Harvard University Press, 2015), a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and winner of the New York Academy of History’s Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York History. He is co-editor with Amy Bridges of Urban Citizenship and American Democracy (SUNY Press, 2016).
Sekou Franklin is a Professor of Political Science at Middle Tennessee State University. He has published works on racial politics, social movements, criminal justice, and state and local politics. He is the author of After the Rebellion: Social Movement Activism and Popular Mobilization among the Post-Civil Rights Generation, co-author of Losing Power: African Americans and Racial Polarization in Tennessee Politics, and editor of State of Blacks in Middle Tennessee. He served as President of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists from 2019-2021.
Keneshia Grant is an Associate Professor of political science at Howard University, where she studies the political impact of Black migration in the United States. She is author of The Great Migration and the Democratic Party: Black Voters and the Realignment of American Politics in the 20th Century (Temple University Press, 2020). Her current work questions how return migration, gentrification, and displacement affect political participation among Black populations in cities and inner-ring suburbs. She is a proud graduate of Florida A&M University and earned her PhD in political science at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.
Jill Simone Gross is a Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at Hunter College of the City University of New York, and Director of the Graduate program in Urban Policy and Leadership. Her work explores urban, regional and hyperlocal governance in comparative perspective (North America, West Europe and China) with emphasis on economic development and migration.
Megan E. Hatch is an associate professor at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University. Her research explores the causes and consequences of public policies that disproportionately affect vulnerable populations. The majority of this research centers on two policy areas: rental housing, such as eviction and landlord-tenant policies, and government redistribution, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Veronica Herrera is Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Political Science at UCLA. She studies cities, development, collective action, and environment in the Global South with a focus on Latin America. Dr. Herrera is author of Water and Politics: Clientelism and Reform in Urban Mexico (Univ of Michigan Press, 2017) and Slow Harms and Citizen Action: Environmental Degradation and Policy Change in Latin American Cities (Oxford Univ Press, Forthcoming), and multiple journal articles.
Annika Marlen Hinze is an Associate Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Urban Studies Program at Fordham University. Her research focuses on urban politics (urban development, identity politics, urban sustainability and climate change, and the impact of COVID on cities). She also researches immigration policy, qualitative and mixed-methods research, and women’s rights in the United States, Canada, Germany and Turkey and has authored several books and articles on those topics. Dr. Hinze is a lover of public parks and a fan of high-quality public transportation and political podcasts (and enjoys listening to podcasts while riding on public transit or spending time at one of NYC’s many parks).
Mirya Holman is an assistant professor of political science at Tulane University. Her research focuses on women and politics and urban politics, including Women in Politics in the American City (Temple University Press, 2014) and other research on gender politics, urban politics, voting, and race and ethnic politics.
Sara Hughes is an Associate Professor in the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan and associate director of the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research. Her research focuses on urban environmental, water, and climate change policy and politics, including Repowering Cities: Governing Climate Change Mitigation in New York City, Los Angeles and Toronto (Cornell University Press, 2019) and other research on safe and affordable drinking water, urban resilience, and environmental justice.
Nazia Hussain is a project assistant professor at the Institute of Future Initiatives (IFI) at the University of Tokyo. Her work focuses on intersections of political violence, organized crime and informality within the context of cities in developing countries. She earned her PhD in Public Policy from the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University. She has been the recipient of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowship (Center for Policy Research, United Nations University) and Fulbright scholarship (Boston University).
David Imbroscio is Professor of Political Science and Urban Affairs at the University of Louisville. The author or editor of six books, including Urban America Reconsidered: Alternatives for Governance and Policy (Cornell University Press), he is a past recipient of the College of Arts and Sciences Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity at the University of Louisville. His most recent work appears in Housing Policy Debate, Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and the City, Urban Affairs Review, and the Journal of Urban Affairs.
Kyle A. Jaros is associate professor in the Political Economy of China at the University of Oxford’s School of Global and Area Studies and a Visiting Fellow (2019-2020) at the University of Notre Dame’s Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies. His research examines the politics of urban and regional development and sub-national governance in China, and he is the author of China’s Urban Champions: The Politics of Spatial Development (Princeton University Press).
Cedric Johnson is Professor of Black Studies and Political Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His teaching and research interests include African American political thought, neoliberal politics, and class analysis and race. His most recent book, The Panthers Can’t Save Us Now (Verso, 2022), reprises the debate surrounding his eponymous essay, which cautioned against the perils of nostalgia and ethnic politics during Black Lives Matter’s first wave. Johnson’s book, Revolutionaries to Race Leaders: Black Power and the Making of African American Politics (University of Minnesota Press, 2007) was named the 2008 W.E.B. DuBois Outstanding Book of the Year by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. He is also the editor of The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism and the Remaking of New Orleans (University of Minnesota Press, 2011). His writings have appeared in Labor Studies, Catalyst, Dissent, Nonsite, Jacobin, New Labor Forum, Perspectives on Politics, and Historical Materialism. In 2008, Johnson was named the Jon Garlock Labor Educator of the Year by the Rochester Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO. He is a member of UIC United Faculty Local 6456. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Center for Work and Democracy, Arizona State University.
David Kaufmann is assistant professor of spatial development and urban policy at ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich). He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Bern and he was a guest researcher at Leiden University, Virginia Tech, University of Ottawa and University of Toronto. David Kaufmann is an urban policy scholar who focuses on economic development, migration, spatial planning, and environmental governance. His interdisciplinary research operates at the intersection of public policy, urban politics, and urban planning.
Vlad Kogan studies state and local government in the United States. His research focuses on the intersection of politics and public policy and examines the consequences of political reform and policy change. Kogan’s research has been published in the leading political science and public policy journals, including the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. He is co-author of Paradise Plundered: Fiscal Crisis and Governance Failures in San Diego (Stanford University Press, 2011), which won the best book award from the Urban Politics Section of the American Political Science Association.
Loren B. Landau is professor of migration and development at the University of Oxford and Research Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand’s African Centre for Migration & Society. His interdisciplinary scholarship explores mobility, multi-scale governance, and the transformation of socio-political community across the global south. He is currently co-directing the Mobility Governance Lab exploring the regulation of mobility across the ‘global south.’
J. Celeste Lay is an associate professor of political science at Tulane University. Her work focuses on public opinion on public policy issues and voting behavior in urban elections. She is the author of A Midwestern Mosaic: Immigration and Political Socialization in Rural America (Temple University Press, 2012). Her current work focuses on attitudes about education reform nationally and in New Orleans.
Jack Lucas is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary. His research and teaching are in the area of local and urban politics, with a particular focus on municipal elections and democracy, municipal political representation, ideology in municipal politics, and urban-rural divides in voting behaviour and policy attitudes. He is the Project Director for the Canadian Municipal Barometer, an annual survey of local politicians in Canada. His recent publications include articles in Urban Affairs Review, Political Behavior, and Electoral Studies, as well as Big City Elections in Canada (UTP, co-edited with Michael McGregor).
Xiao Ma is an Assistant Professor of political science at Peking University. He teaches and conducts research on comparative political institutions, political economy of development, and Chinese politics. In particular, Ma’s research examines how institutions and incentives shape elite behaviors and policymaking in developing states like China. He is the author of Localized Bargaining: The Political Economy of China’s High-Speed Railway Program (Oxford University Press, 2022). His research is published or forthcoming in numerous political science and area studies journals, including Security Studies, Political Communication, Studies in Comparative International Development, The China Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary China, and Journal of East Asian Studies.
Eduardo Marques is full professor at the Department of Political Science and researcher and Director of the Center for Metropolitan Studies at USP, principal investigator Fapesp and 1B investigator CNPq. He holds a Ph.D in social sciences (Unicamp, 1998) with a research period in Columbia University, post-doc at Cebrap (2002) and visiting researcher at Sciences Po, University College London and University of California Berkeley. He is a member of the Editorial Board of IJURR, the Strategic Council of the École Urbaine of Sciences Po Paris. He was President of the RC-21 of the International Sociological Association (2014/2018) and trustee of the IJURR Foundation.
Heike Mayer is professor of economic geography at the University of Bern in Switzerland. Her research is in local and regional economic development with a focus on dynamics of innovation and entrepreneurship, place making and sustainability. Heike started her academic career in the United States, where she completed a Ph.D. in Urban Studies (Portland State University) and held a tenured professorship at Virginia Tech University. She is author of the book Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Second Tier Regions (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham), co-author of Small Town Sustainability (Birkhäuser Press, Basel), and co-author of The Political Economy of Capital Cities (Routledge, London).
Steve McGovern is an associate professor of political science at Haverford College. He is the author or coauthor of two books and many journal articles on city politics, urban development, and grassroots politics. Much of his research explores the relationship between ideas, ideology, and political culture and urban power relations, as well as the dynamic between societal change and political change in American cities.
Jonathan Metzger is professor of urban and regional studies at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Most of his research deals with decision making concerning complex environmental issues – generally with a focus on urban and regional policy and politics. In his work he relates to and finds inspiration in research debates within the subject areas of planning studies, human geography, science and technology studies, and organization studies.
Scott Minkoff is associate professor of political science at SUNY (State University of New York) New Paltz. His research focuses on the geography of American politics with an emphasis on local government, public goods, and political behavior. He recently published Politics on Display: Yard Signs and the Politicization of Social Spaces (Oxford University Press) which documented political life in two suburban neighborhoods. He has also published on a range of topics, including how neighborhood income diversity affects attitudes about inequality and how local governments interact with one another.
John Mollenkopf is a distinguished professor of political science and sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) and directs its Center for Urban Research. His research focuses on the comparative analysis of urban politics and urban policy, including New York City politics, immigrant political participation, and the policies directed at ameliorating urban inequalities. He has authored or edited 18 books on these subjects which have received prizes such as the Distinguished Book Award of the American Sociological Association.
Eduardo Moncada is assistant professor of political science at Barnard College, Columbia University. His research agenda focuses on the political economy of crime and violence as well as comparative urban politics in Latin America. Moncada is the author of Cities, Business and the Politics of Urban Violence in Latin America (Stanford University Press, 2016), Resisting Extortion: Victims, Criminals and Police in Latin America (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming) and co-editor of Inside Countries: Subnational Research in Comparative Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2019). He has published articles in Perspectives on Politics, Latin American Research Review, Comparative Politics, Studies in Comparative International Development, and Global Crime, among others.
Domingo Morel is assistant professor of Political Science at Rutgers University, Newark. His research program and teaching portfolio focus on urban politics, racial and ethnic politics, education politics and public policy. He is the author of Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy (Oxford University Press, 2018). He is also co-editor of Latino Mayors: Power and Political Change in the Postindustrial City (forthcoming, Temple University Press). He received his Ph.D. in political science from Brown University in 2014.
Jen Nelles is a visiting associate professor in the Department Urban Policy at Hunter College (CUNY). Her research, consulting, and teaching focuses on improving coordination between local authorities to address modern social, economic, and environmental issues that inevitably transcend geographical and jurisdictional boundaries. She wrote Comparative Metropolitan Policy: Governing Beyond Boundaries in the Imagined Metropolis (Routlege, 2012), co-authored A Quiet Evolution: The Emergence of Indigenous-Municipal Intergovernmental Partnerships in Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2016), and numerous articles on regional governance, regional economic development, intergovernmental relations, and collective action. She also co-authored Discovering American Regionalism, forthcoming from Routledge.
Ashley E. Nickels is associate professor of political science at Kent State University. Dr. Nickels’ work focuses broadly on urban politics, public policy, and grassroots advocacy, through a critical public service lens. She is the author of multiple books, including the award winning book Power, Participation, and Protest in Flint, Michigan: Unpacking the Policy Paradox of Municipal Takeover (Temple University Press, 2019), and Unmasking Administrative Evil, Fifth Edition (with Drs. Balfour and Adams) (Routledge, 2019). Dr. Nickels received her Ph.D. from Rutgers University, Camden, in public affairs, with a specialization in community development.
Sally A. Nuamah explores issues at the intersection of race, gender, public policy, and political behavior. She completed her Ph.D. in political science at Northwestern University in June 2016. She has held fellowships and faculty positions at the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, Princeton University and Duke University. Currently, Dr. Nuamah is an associate professor (w/tenure) at Northwestern University. Her first book, How Girls Achieve, has been the recipient of multiple national and international awards. Dr. Nuamah is also the creator of an award-winning scholarship organization and film focused on girls education. In 2019, she was named Forbes Magazine “30 under 30 in Education,” awarded an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship, aka “the Brainy Award,” and in 2021 named a recipient of the Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award from the Urban Affairs Association. Her second book, Closed for Democracy, was just released in December 2022 with Cambridge University Press.
Jeffrey Paller is an assistant professor of politics at the University of San Francisco. He specializes in African politics and sustainable urban development. His research examines democracy, accountability, and contentious politics in urban Africa. He recently published the book Democracy in Ghana: Everyday Politics in Urban Africa (Cambridge UP, 2019). His work is published in Polity, Comparative Politics, African Studies Review, Journal of Modern African Studies, Africa Spectrum, Africa, and Africa Today. He curates the weekly news bulletin “This Week in Africa.”
Eleonora Pasotti is associate professor in the Department of Politics at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is the author of Political Branding in Cities: The Decline of Machine Politics in Bogotá, Naples and Chicago (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics, Cambridge University Press 2009) and Resisting Redevelopment: Protest in Aspiring Global Cities (Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics, Cambridge University Press 2020).
Alison Post is Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Metropolitan Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research examines urban politics and policy and other political economy themes. She works principally in Latin America, and recently in India and the United States as well. She is the author of Foreign and Domestic Investment in Argentina: The Politics of Privatized Infrastructure (Cambridge University Press, 2014) and numerous articles. She is a former President of the Urban and Local Politics section of the American Political Science Association and Former Co-Director of the Global Metropolitan Studies Program at U.C. Berkeley.
Benjamin L. Read is a professor of politics at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His research has focused on urban politics in China and Taiwan, and he also writes about issues and techniques in field research. He is author of Roots of the State: Neighborhood Organization and Social Networks in Beijing and Taipei (Stanford University Press, 2012) and coauthor of Field Research in Political Science: Practices and Principles (Cambridge University Press, 2015). He co-edits the Cambridge Elements series in East Asian Politics and Society.
Akira Drake Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design. Her research examines the ways that disenfranchised groups re-appropriate their marginalized spaces in the city to gain access to and sustain urban political power. She is the author of Diverging Space for Deviants: The Politics of Atlanta’s Public Housing, which explores how the politics of public housing planning and race in Atlanta created a politics of resistance within its public housing developments. She is also the lead author of A Green New Deal for K-12 Schools, through her work with the climate + community project.
Daniel S. Scheller is associate professor of public administration and chair of the Master of Science in Urban Studies (MSUS) program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. His research interests are in the areas of neighborhood governance and development, housing, and urban policy. Some of his research has appeared in the Urban Affairs Review, Journal of Urban Affairs, Journal of Real Estate Literature, Social Science Quarterly, and Public Works Management & Policy.
Eric Stokan is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). He is also a faculty affiliate at both the Metropolitan Government and Management Lab (MGMT) at the Neil School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington and also at the Center for Urban Studies at Wayne State University. His primary research focus is on local government decision making, policy processes, and evaluations of economic development, community development, and sustainability policies.
Richard Stren is emeritus professor of political science and public policy at the University of Toronto, and a senior fellow at the Global Cities Centre. With a focus urban policy and urban politics, he has worked extensively in a number of African countries (particularly Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Côte d’Ivoire), in Latin America (Brazil and Mexico), and more recently in Canada. He has written or edited 18 books in English and French, and over 80 articles in books and refereed journals. He has supervised close to two dozen doctoral students, and has also worked closely with a number of international agencies, including the Ford Foundation, CIDA, USAID, the World Bank and UN-Habitat.
Stacey Sutton is an associate professor of urban planning and policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research in community economic development examines worker-owned cooperatives, economic democracy, neighborhood change, and racially disparate effects of place-based policy and planning. She scholarship focuses on the intersection of Black spaces, ideologies, and institutional infrastructures in solidarity economy ecosystems.
Jessica Trounstine is an associate professor of political science at University of California, Merced. She studies representation, elections, political parties, and public goods distributions at the local level in the United States. She is the author of Political Monopolies in American Cities: The Rise and Fall of Bosses and Reformers (University of Chicago Press) and has published numerous articles in journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, The Journal of Politics, American Politics Research, UAR, and Political Research Quarterly.
Qingfang Wang is a professor of public policy and Academic Director of Inland Center for Sustainable Development (ICSD) at UC Riverside. Her research interests lie broadly in inequality and development with a particular concern of the minority population (e.g., ethnic and racial minorities and women) and their communities in urban contexts. Funded by NSF, HUD, the Kauffman Foundation, and other agencies, she has published widely on immigrant, ethnic and women entrepreneurship and regional development. Her current projects examine the practices and policies in fostering inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Rachel Weber is a professor in the Urban Planning and Policy Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her book, From Boom to Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago (University of Chicago Press, 2015) examines the determinants of real estate cycles. Other recent research focuses on infrastructure privatization and the municipal adoption of risky financial instruments. She has served as an advisor to community organizations, planning agencies, and political candidates, including appointments to then-presidential candidate Barack Obama´s Urban Policy Committee and the City of Chicago’s Tax Increment Financing Reform Task Force.
Diane Wong is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Rutgers University, Newark. She holds a Ph.D. in American Politics and M.A. in Comparative Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration from the Department of Government at Cornell University. Her interests include American politics, critical race studies, gender and sexuality, comparative immigration, urban displacement, and community rooted research. Her work draws from a combination of methods including ethnography, participatory mapping, archival research, augmented reality, and oral history interviews. As a first-generation Chinese American born and raised in Flushing, Queens in New York City, her research is intimately tied to the Asian diaspora and urban immigrant experience.
Eric Zeemering is associate professor and MPA Director in the Department of Public Administration and Policy, School of Public and International Affairs, at the University of Georgia. His research investigates collaborative local governance, including interlocal contracting, local politicians’ roles in metropolitan governance, and urban sustainability. He is the author of Collaborative Strategies for Sustainable Cities: Economy, Environment and Community in Baltimore.
Andrew Zitcer is an Associate Professor at Drexel University, where he teaches Arts Administration and Urban Strategy. He is the author of Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid Beyond Capitalism (University of Minnesota Press, 2021). His research has appeared in Journal of Planning Education & Research, Journal of Urban Affairs, Urban Affairs Review, and Antipode, among others. His work focuses on economic and cultural democracy in urban contexts.