Ph.D. Planning, University of Toronto, Canada, 2014
M.Sc.Pl., Planning, University of Toronto, Canada, 2007
B.A. (4-year), Urban Studies, University of Winnipeg, Canada, 2004
B.Sc., Physics, University of Winnipeg, Canada, 2002
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- Planning and Social Justice
- Political Economy of Housing
- Gentrification, Displacement, and Neighbourhood Change
- Urban Redevelopment and the Politics of Social Mix
- Inequality, Poverty, Urban Marginality
- Community Organizing, Resistance, and the Right to the City
- Financialization of Housing and Neighbourhoods
- Social Policy
- Qualitative Research Methods
- August, M. and Walks, A. (In Press). Gentrification, suburban decline, and the financialization of multi-family housing: The case of Toronto. GeoForum. 27 pp.
- August, M. (2016). “It’s all about power and you have none:” The marginalization of tenant resistance to mixed-income social housing redevelopment in Toronto, Canada. Cities. 57: 25-32.
- August, M. (2015). Revitalization gone wrong: Mixed-income public housing redevelopment in Toronto’s Don Mount Court. Urban Studies. 53(16): 3405-3422.
- August, M. (2014). Challenging the rhetoric of stigmatization: The benefits of concentrated poverty in Toronto’s Regent Park. Environment and Planning A. 46(6): 1317-33.
- August, M. (2014). Negotiating social mix in Toronto’s first public housing redevelopment: Power, space, and social control in Don Mount Court. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 38(4): 1161-84.
- Walks, A. & August, M. (2008). The factors inhibiting gentrification in areas with little non-market housing: Policy lessons from the Toronto experience. Urban Studies. 45(12): 2594-2625.
- August, M. (2008). Social mix and Canadian public housing redevelopment: Experiences in Toronto. Canadian Journal of Urban Research. Supplement. 17(1): 82-100.