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New Member of the Urban Studies Faculty

The Urban Studies Program at Innis College is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. David Roberts to its Faculty.

Originally from Seattle, Dr. Roberts completed his undergraduate degrees in Business and Political Science at the University of Washington. After his undergraduate degrees were completed, he worked at a shelter for homeless and refugee youth in Seattle before  moving to Toronto to pursue Master of Arts (M.A.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Geography from the University of  Toronto, under the supervision of Professor Minelle Mahtani. David’s post-doctoral work focuses on the increasing use of private  financing to fund public infrastructure projects in Canada and elsewhere. David has a wide range of teaching and research interests  including social justice and the city, public involvement in planning, social inequality, and questions of race and racialization.


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