Markus Moos

Associate Director, Graduate Studies | Associate Professor

    Markus MoosDegrees

    Ph.D. Geography, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2012

    M.PL Urban and Regional Planning, Queen's University, Canada, 2006

    BES Joint Honours Environment and Resources Studies and Economics, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2004

    Contact information

    519-888-4567 ext. 31113
    Location: EV3 3219
     

    Research interests

    • The economy and social structure of cities
    • Generational change and cities
    • Youthification of cities
    • Urban housing markets
    • Residential location and commute patterns
    • Sustainability policy and social justice in cities

    Contact Markus Moos for more information on research opportunities for students.

    Graduate student supervison

      Number of students currently supervising/co-supervising Total number of student supervisions/co-supervisions
    Masters 7 18
    PhD 3 3

    Current/recent projects

    • Housing the workforce: The effect of economic restructuring on young workers’ housing demand — Ontario Early Researcher Award

    • Atlas of Suburbanisms
    • Co-investigator, MCRI. Global suburbanisms: governance, land and infrastructure (Principal investigator: Prof. Roger Keil, York University)
    • Connections between labour and housing market restructuring in Canadian cities (SSHRC seed grant)
    • The land and housing market dimensions of urban walkability

    Recent/key publications

    • Moos, M., Mendez, P., McGuire, L., Wyly, E., Kramer, A., Walter-Joseph, R., and Williamson, M. (2016) More continuity than change? Re-evaluating the contemporary socio-economic and housing characteristics of suburbs. Canadian Journal of Urban Research. Available here.

    • Moos, M. (2015) From gentrification to youthification? The increasing importance of young age in delineating high-density living. Urban Studies. Early view: http://usj.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/09/15/0042098015603292.abstract

    • Moos, M. (2015) Generational change and the city: How age defines the urban landscape. In P. Filion, M. Moos, T. Vinodrai and R. Walker (Eds.). Canadian Cities in Transition: Perspectives for an Urban Age (Fifth Edition). (pp. 343-363). Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press.

    • Filion, P., Moos, M., Vinodrai, T. and Walker, R. (Eds.) (2015) Canadian Cities in Transition: Perspectives for an Urban Age (Fifth Edition). Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press.
    • Moos, M., Wilkin, T., Seasons, M. and Chase, G. (2015) Planning for housing in a time of growing employment precarity. Plan Canada. Spring, 12-17.
    • Mendez, P., Moos, M. and Osolen, R. (2015) Driving the commute: Getting to work in the auto-mobility city. In A. Walks (Ed.). The Urban Political Economy and Ecology of Automobility: Driving Cities, Driving Inequality, Driving Politics. (pp. 123-128). New York: Routledge.
    • Moos, M. and Vinodrai, T. (2015) In search of new urban models. In P. Filion, M. Moos, T. Vinodrai and R. Walker (Eds.). Canadian Cities in Transition: Perspectives for an Urban Age (Fifth Edition). (pp. 433-435). Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press.
    • Vinodrai, T. and Moos, M. (2015) Do we still have quality data to study Canadian cities? In P. Filion, M. Moos, T. Vinodrai and R. Walker (Eds.). Canadian Cities in Transition: Perspectives for an Urban Age (Fifth Edition). (pp. 436-439). Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press.
     

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