Papers + Writings


Assessing performance of ZCTA-level and Census Tract-level social and environmental risk factors in a model predicting hospital events. 2023. Social Science & Medicine 326 (2023): 115943. With Leigh G. Goetschius, Morgan Henderson, Fei Han, Chad Perman, Howard Haft, and Ian Stockwell. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2023.115943


Doing Critical GIS. 2022. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies21 (4): 327–336. With Taylor Shelton. ACME open access

Mapping for Whom? Communities of Color and the Citizen Science Gap. 2022. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies 21 (4): 372–88. With Chris L. Hawn, Erica H. Henry, Deja J. Perkins, Caren B. Cooper, and Sacoby M. Wilson. ACME open access


Mapping Juvenile Justice: Identifying Existing Structural Barriers to Accessing Probation Services. 2021. American Journal of Community Psychology 67 (1-2): 116-129. Special issue on interdisciplinary approaches. With Erika N Fountain. doi:10.1002/ajcp.12474


Urban Real Estate Technologies: Genealogies, frontiers, and critiques. 2020. Urban Geography 40 (8): 1033-1036. Special issue introduction with Will Payne and Sarah Knuth. doi:10.1080/02723638.2020.1820678

Political Ecologies of Platform Urbanism: Digital labor and data infrastructures. 2020. Book Chapter in “Urban Platforms and the Future City: Transformations in Infrastructure, Governance, Knowledge and Everyday Life,” ed. Mike Hodson, Julia Kasmire, Andrew McMeekin, John G. Stehlin, and Kevin Ward. Routledge. With Anthony M Levenda and John G Stehlin. ISBN 9780429319754

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

Critical Geographic Information Science. 2020. In International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, edited by Audrey Kobayashi, 2nd edition, 3:31–36. Thousand Oaks, CA: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-102295-5.10530-X


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


White men may be biggest winners when a city snags Amazon’s HQ2. 2018. The Conversation. With Amy Bhatt. Link

Review of New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map by Matthew W. Wilson. Rhizomes 34. doi:10.20415/rhiz/034.r02


Review of Bike Lanes Are White Lanes: Bicycle Advocacy and Urban Planning by Melody L. Hoffmann. Urban Geography 38 (6): 951-952. With Amy Lubitow. doi:10.1080/02723638.2016.1248884


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

Beyond the Screen: Uneven Geographies, Digital Labour, and the City of Cognitive-Cultural Capitalism. 2016. tripleC: Communication, Capital and Critique 14 (1): 99-120. With Anthony M Levenda. doi:10.31269/triplec.v14i1.699

Socio-spatial differentiation in the Sustainable City: A mixed-methods assessment of residential gardens in metropolitan Portland, Oregon, USA. Landscape and Urban Planning 148 (April): 1-16. With Nathan McClintock, Michael Simpson, and Jacinto Pereira Santos. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2015.12.008

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

Revisiting Critical GIS. 2016. Environment and Planning A 48 (5) (May): 815-824. With the attendees of the Revisiting Critical GIS meeting at Friday Harbor, Washington. doi:10.1177/0308518X15622208

Understanding Spatial Equity in Portland, Oregon. 2016. Report prepared for the City of Portland. With Amy Lubitow, Emma Deppa, Santiago Mendez, Raquel Nasser, Stevens, Nathan Rochester, Kylas Tompkins.

The Storefront Index. 2016. City Observatory. With Joseph Cortright.
  Web map


The Neoliberal Politics of ‘Smart’: Electricity Consumption, Data Analytics, and Ubiquitous Financialization. Canadian Journal of Communication 40 (4) (November): 615-636. With Anthony M Levenda and Geralds Sussman. doi:10.22230/cjc.2015v40n4a2928


Lost in Place: Why the persistence and spread of concentrated poverty, not gentrification, is our biggest urban challenge. 2014. City Observatory. With Joseph Cortright.
  Web map

Older, Smaller, Better: Measuring how the character of buildings and blocks influences urban vitality. 2014. National Trust for Historic Preservation. Project collaborator.
  Full report
  Executive summary

Neighborhood Change, 1970 to 2010: Transition and Growth in Urban High Poverty Neighborhoods. 2014. Impresa Consulting. With Joseph Cortright.


Citizen Participation, Open Innovation, and Crowdsourcing: Challenges and Opportunities for Planning. Journal of Planning Literature 28 (1) (February): 3-18. doi:10.1177/0885412212469112

Cover of the Urban Platforms and the Future City with our chapter on political ecology
From the Doing Critical GIS Workshop and Conference
Mobility workshop in Portland
A Facebook data center in Prineville, Oregon
Does more technology bring less equity?
Mapping walk facilitated by Lawrence Brown at #revisitingcritgis
Computer power is a national asset; HP advertisement in DC
A view of Prineville, Oregon from data center overlook