Will Payne

Urban Geography, Human Geography, Critical GIS, Science and Technology Studies, Digital Humanities, Food Studies, Gentrification, Urban Studies

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B.A., Harvard College, History and Literature | Twitter | Academia.edu

I’m currently researching the impact of location services (both contemporary digital technologies and their analogue predecessors) on the way that people experience cities, and their role in the rapid transformation of urban neighborhoods and housing markets across the Global North since the 1980s.

I’m teaching a course this summer, Geography N50AC, on the historical geography of California seen through the lenses of racial formation, political economy, urbanization, and cultural politics, as part of Berkeley’s American Cultures program. Learn more and sign up here.

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