Members of the Critical Geographies Research Collaboratory


We acknowledge and respect the ləkʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

Reuben Rose-Redwood

Collaboratory Director

Cultural politics of place-making, urban streetscapes, performativity theory, landscapes of injustice, critical cartography, history of geographical thought



Julian Bakker

PhD Student

Place-making, dwelling, phenomenology, geographies of beer


Sharon Dias

PhD Student

Urban geography, financialization, social housing, Brazil


Chris Fortney

PhD Student

Public space, resistance, governmentality, anarchism, graffiti, street art


Lindsay Malbon

PhD Student

Disability geography, universal access design, municipal lighting, dark sky policy, place-making

Wil Sahar Patrick

PhD Student

Political ecology, complexity theory, monumentality, settler colonialism, decolonization, posthumanism, ethics of care, local governance, Afghanistan


Past Members