The School of Planning is pleased to announce that Martine August has joined our team as of September 1, 2017, as a tenure track Assistant Professor. Martine is dynamic scholar with interests in the political economy of housing, specifically the production of socio-spatial inequality and the pursuit of urban social justice. Her academic background includes degrees in Geography and Planning, (Ph.D. and MSc.Pl. University of Toronto), Urban Studies (University of Winnipeg) and Physics (University of Winnipeg). Martine has been the recipient of numerous awards for her work, and has been a holder of both the prestigious Bombardier Scholarship from SSHRC and a Trudeau Foundation Scholarship. Her current post-doctoral work deals neighbourhood resistance to rezoning in New York City, garnering the Alice Wilson Award from the Royal Society of Canada. Martine is a fantastic addition to the School and we are very excited to be part of the continuation of her outstanding teaching and research career.
School of Planning welcomes Martine August
Thursday, September 7, 2017