David is a geographer and ethnographer specialising in the expansion, intensification and lived experience of precarious dwelling. His scholarship specifically attends to the social and spatial life of policy, and how it shapes housing adequacy, security and justice. His current research maps how the experience of precarious dwelling infrastructures are mediated by policy frameworks to better understand the endurance and resistance strategies of affected communities.
Vice Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University
Research fellow, Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University
Research fellow, HOME Research Hub, Deakin University
Tutor, University of Melbourne
Research assistant, Deakin University
Deakin University, Doctor of Philosophy (Human Geography)
Curtin University of Technology, Bachelor of Social Science (Anthropology / Geography) (Hons)