I’m an economic geographer that researches cities, technology, and uneven development. I’m currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Systems at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. I’m also the Graduate Program Director for the Professional Masters in GIS (Just Maps), Affiliate Faculty in the School of Public Policy, and a Faculty Fellow at the Hilltop Institute.

My research follows the theme of mapping capital, intersecting with urban economic geography, digital geography, and critical GIS.

Selected Recent Publications

Mapping Juvenile Justice: Identifying Existing Structural Barriers to Accessing Probation Services. 2021. American Journal of Community Psychology. Special issue on interdisciplinary approaches. With Erika N Fountain. doi:10.1002/ajcp.12474

Political ecologies of platform urbanism: digital labor and data infrastructures. 2020. Chapter in Urban Platforms and the Future City: Transformations in Infrastructure, Governance, Knowledge and Everyday Life. With Anthony M Levenda and John G Stehlin. Routledge link

Reproducing spatial inequality? The sustainability fix and barriers to urban mobility in Portland, Oregon. 2020. Urban Geography 41 (6): 801-822. With Amy Lubitow and MacKenzie A Christensen. doi:10.1080/02723638.2019.1698865

Silicon Forest and Server Farms: The (Urban) Nature of Digital Capitalism in the Pacific Northwest. 2019. Culture Machine 18: 1-14. With Anthony M Levenda. MDSoar

Data Colonialism through Accumulation by Dispossession: New metaphors for daily data. 2016. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 34 (6): 990–1006. With Jim Thatcher and David O’Sullivan. doi:10.1177/0263775816633195

Jane Jacobs and the Value of Older, Smaller Buildings. 2016. Journal of the American Planning Association 82 (2): 1-14. With Michael Powe, Emily Talen, Jonathan Mabry. doi:10.1080/01944363.2015.1135072

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