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Professor of Geography, Simon Fraser University

Eugene McCann is University Professor of Geography. An urban political geographer, he researches policy mobilities, harm reduction, public space, development, governance, and planning. He is co-editor, with Kevin Ward, of Mobile Urbanism: Cities & Policymaking in the Global Age (Minnesota, 2011) and of Cities & Social Change, with Ronan Paddison (Sage, 2014). He is co-author, with Andy Jonas and Mary Thomas, of Urban Geography: A Critical Introduction (Wiley, 2015). He has published in numerous journals and is managing editor of EPC: Politics & Space, a journal of critical research on the relations between the political and the spatial.


  • –present
    Professor of Geography, Simon Fraser University


  • 1998 
    Universiy of Kentucky, PhD / Geography