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 4 22
    PhD 6 6

    Current/recent projects

    • Housing the next generation: The case of new economy cities (SSHRC Insight Grant; Co-PI, Tara Vinodrai)
    • Location efficient mortgages and housing affordability among young adults in Canada (SSHRC Insight Grant: Co-PI, Pablo Mendez)
    • Urban dormitory: Student housing and social interaction (Waterloo Housing & Residences)
    • Generationed City (link to https://uwaterloo.ca/generationed-city/)

    Recent/key publications

    Moos, M. (Ed.) (2019) A Research Agenda for Housing. Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

    Moos, M., Filion, P., Quick, M., and Walter-Joseph, R. (2019) Youthification across the metropolitan system: Intra-urban residential geographies of young adults in North American metropolitan areas. Cities.

    Revington, N., Moos, M., Henry, J., and Haider, R. (2019) The urban dormitory: Planning, studentification, and the construction of an off-campus student housing market. International Planning Studies. Early view: https://doi.org/10.1080/13563475.2018.1552565.

    Moos, M. and Woodside, J. (2019) Sustainability as an urban way of living: The uneven outcomes of “sustainable mobility infrastructure” planning. In Pierre Filion (Ed.) Global Suburban Infrastructures. (pp. 340-364). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Moos, M., Woodside, J., Vinodrai, T., and Yan, C. (2018) Automobile Commuting in Suburban High-Rise Condominium Apartments: Examining Transitions toward Suburban Sustainability in Toronto. Urban Planning, 3(4), 15-28.

    Moos, M., Revington, N., Wilkin, T. (2018) Is there suitable housing near work? The impact of housing suitability on commute distances in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability, 11(4), 436-459.

    Moos, M., Revington, N., Wilkin, T., and Andrey, J. (2018) The knowledge economy city: Gentrification, studentification and youthification, and their connections to universities. Urban Studies. Early view: https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098017745235

    Moos, M., Vinodrai, T., Revington, N., and Seasons, M. (2018) Planning for mixed-use: Affordable for whom? Journal of the American Planning Association, 84(1), 7-20.

    Moos, M. (2017) The velocity of density: Are we building more sustainable cities fast enough? Sustainability, 9(12), 2326-2336.

    Moos, M., Pfeiffer, D., and Vinodrai, T. (Eds.) (2017) The Millennial City: Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy. New York: Routledge.  

    Moos, M. and Walter-Joseph, R. (Eds.) (2017) Still detached and subdivided? Suburban ways of living in 21st century North America. Berlin: Jovis Press.

    Moos, M. (2015) From gentrification to youthification? The increasing importance of young age in delineating high-density living. Urban Studies, 53(14), 2903-2920. doi:10.1177/0042098015603292

    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.

     

       Read a complete list of publications in the curriculum vitae

      Courses taught

      PLAN 100 — The Evolution of Planning

      PLAN 103 - Planning, administration, and finance

      PLAN 104 — Perspectives on Planning

      ENVS 178 — Environmental Applications of Data Management and Statistics

      PLAN 320 — Economic Analyses for Regional Planning

      PLAN/GEOG 450 – Changing form and structure of metropolitan Canada

      PLAN 611 – Industrial location theory and concepts

      PLAN 704 — Methods of Planning Analysis

      PLAN 706 — Contemporary Issues in Planning

      PLAN 801/802 — PhD Research Forum

      Affiliation: 
      University of Waterloo

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