Keith Jacobs is Professor of Sociology at the University of Tasmania. He is author of: 'The dynamics of local housing policy' (1999); 'Social constructionism in housing research' (edited with J. Kemeny and T. Manzi) (2004); 'Experience and representation: contemporary perspectives on migration in Australia' (2011); 'Ocean to outback: cosmopolitanism in contemporary Australia (edited with J. Malpas) (2011); and 'Housing, home and society' (authored with R. Atkinson). (2016). 'Neoliberal housing policy: an international perspective' and 'Towards a philosophy of the city: interdisciplinary and transcultural perspectives (edited with Jeff Malpas) will both be published in mid 2019. Keith is a member of the editorial board of the journal 'Housing Studies'.