Professor Simon Springer

Professor Simon Springer

Professor

School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Career Summary

Biography

I am Professor of Human Geography and Director of the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Previously I was Professor (July 2018-Nov 2018), Associate Professor (July 2015-June 2018), and Assistant Professor (July 2012-June 2015) at the University of Victoria, Canada, Lecturer (Dec 2010-June 2012) at the University of Otago, New Zealand, and Assistant Professor (July 2009-Dec 2010) at the National University of Singapore.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of British Columbia - Canada
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
  • Master of Arts, Queens University

Keywords

  • Cambodia
  • Southeast Asian studies
  • anarchist studies
  • critical animal studies
  • critical development studies
  • critical discourse studies
  • critical geographies
  • critical pedagogy
  • critical theory
  • homelessness
  • human geography
  • neoliberalism
  • peace and conflict studies
  • political ecology
  • political geography
  • social justice
  • social movements
  • social theory
  • urban studies
  • veganism
  • violence

Languages

  • English (Mother)
  • Khmer (Working)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
160499 Human Geography not elsewhere classified 50
160403 Social and Cultural Geography 50

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Professor

I am Professor of Human Geography and Director of the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of Newcastle, Australia. 

Previously I was Professor (July 2018-Nov 2018), Associate Professor (July 2015-June 2018), and Assistant Professor (July 2012-June 2015) at the University of Victoria, Canada, Lecturer (Dec 2010-June 2012) at the University of Otago, New Zealand, and Assistant Professor  (July 2009-Dec 2010) at the National University of Singapore.

University of Newcastle
School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/07/2018 - 30/11/2018 Professor University of Victoria
Geography
Canada
1/07/2015 - 30/06/2018 Associate Professor University of Victoria
Geography
Canada
1/07/2012 - 30/06/2015 Assistant Professor University of Victoria
Geography
Canada
1/12/2010 - 30/06/2012 Lecturer University of Otago
Geography
New Zealand
1/07/2009 - 30/11/2010 Assistant Professor National University of Singapore
Geography
Singapore

Awards

Honours

Year Award
2018 Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers
Canadian Honours System, The Governor General of Canada

Recognition

Year Award
2018 Early Career Research Excellence Award
University of Victoria
2016 Stanley D. Brunn Young Scholar Award, American Association of Geographers
Political Geography Specialty Group, American Association of Geographers | United States
2016 Julian M. Szeicz Award for Early Career Achievement
Canadian Association of Geographers
2015 Canada Research Chair, Tier 2 in Global Urban Studies *Declined
University of Calgary
2009 Notable Hire Award
National University of Singapore
2003 Canadian Association of Geographers Undergraduate Award
University of Northern British Columbia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (9 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2016 Springer S, The Anarchist Roots of Geography Toward Spatial Emancipation, 240 (2016)
2016 Springer S, Birch K, MacLeavy J, Handbook of Neoliberalism, Routledge, 638 (2016)
2016 Brickell K, Springer S, The Handbook of Contemporary Cambodia, Routledge, 456 (2016)
2016 Springer S, The Discourse of Neoliberalism An Anatomy of a Powerful Idea, 224 (2016)
2016 Richard J White RIEG, Springer S, Souza MLD, The Practice of Freedom Anarchism, Geography, and the Spirit of Revolt, Rowman & Littlefield International, 280 (2016)
2016 Souza MLD, White RJ, Springer S, Theories of Resistance Anarchism, Geography, and the Spirit of Revolt, 240 (2016)
2016 Springer S, Souza MLD, White RJ, The Radicalization of Pedagogy Anarchism, Geography, and the Spirit of Revolt, 240 (2016)
2015 Springer S, Violent Neoliberalism Development, Discourse, and Dispossession in Cambodia, Springer, 219 (2015)
2010 Springer S, Cambodia's Neoliberal Order Violence, Authoritarianism, and the Contestation of Public Space, Routledge, 224 (2010)
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Journal article (30 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2018 Springer S, 'Property is the mother of famine: On dispossession, wages, and the threat of hunger', Political Geography, 62 201-203 (2018)
DOI 10.1016/j.polgeo.2017.09.007
2017 Springer S, 'The limits to Marx', Dialogues in Human Geography, 7 280-294 (2017)
DOI 10.1177/2043820617732918
2017 Springer S, 'Earth Writing', GeoHumanities, 3 1-19 (2017)
DOI 10.1080/2373566x.2016.1272431
2016 Springer S, Le Billon P, 'Violence and space: An introduction to the geographies of violence', Political Geography, 52 1-3 (2016)
DOI 10.1016/j.polgeo.2016.03.003
2015 Springer S, 'Postneoliberalism?', Review of Radical Political Economics, 47 5-17 (2015)
DOI 10.1177/0486613413518724
2014 Springer S, 'Human geography without hierarchy', Progress in Human Geography, 38 402-419 (2014)
DOI 10.1177/0309132513508208
2014 Springer S, 'War and pieces', Space and Polity, 18 85-96 (2014)
DOI 10.1080/13562576.2013.878430
2014 Springer S, 'God dethroned: a reply to Nick Megoran', Space and Polity, 18 106-109 (2014)
DOI 10.1080/13562576.2013.879787
2014 Springer S, 'Spatial Delight and the Possibilities of Childhood', Dialogues in Human Geography, 4 80-83 (2014)
DOI 10.1177/2043820614526341
2014 Springer S, 'Why a radical geography must be anarchist', Dialogues in Human Geography, 4 249-270 (2014)
DOI 10.1177/2043820614540851
2014 Springer S, 'For anarcho-geography! Or, bare-knuckle boxing as the world burns', Dialogues in Human Geography, 4 297-310 (2014)
DOI 10.1177/2043820614540858
2014 Springer S, 'Space, time, and the politics of immanence', Global Discourse, 4 159-162 (2014)
DOI 10.1080/23269995.2014.900397
2013 Springer S, 'Violent Accumulation: A Postanarchist Critique of Property, Dispossession, and the State of Exception in Neoliberalizing Cambodia', Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 103 608-626 (2013)
DOI 10.1080/00045608.2011.628259
2013 Springer S, 'Illegal Evictions? Overwriting Possession and Orality with Law's Violence in Cambodia', Journal of Agrarian Change, 13 520-546 (2013)
DOI 10.1111/j.1471-0366.2012.00368.x
2013 Springer S, 'Anarchism and Geography: A Brief Genealogy of Anarchist Geographies', Geography Compass, 7 46-60 (2013)
DOI 10.1111/gec3.12022
2012 Springer S, 'Neoliberalising violence: of the exceptional and the exemplary in coalescing moments', Area, 44 136-143 (2012)
DOI 10.1111/j.1475-4762.2012.01084.x
2012 Springer S, 'Anarchism! What Geography Still Ought To Be', Antipode, 44 1605-1624 (2012)
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-8330.2012.01034.x
2012 Springer S, Ince A, Pickerill J, Brown G, Barker AJ, 'Reanimating Anarchist Geographies: A New Burst of Colour', Antipode, 44 1591-1604 (2012)
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-8330.2012.01038.x
2012 Springer S, Chi H, Crampton J, McConnell F, Cupples J, Glynn K, et al., 'Leaky Geopolitics: The Ruptures and Transgressions of WikiLeaks', Geopolitics, 17 681-711 (2012)
DOI 10.1080/14650045.2012.698401
2012 Springer S, 'Neoliberalism as discourse: between Foucauldian political economy and Marxian poststructuralism', Critical Discourse Studies, 9 133-147 (2012)
DOI 10.1080/17405904.2012.656375
2011 Springer S, 'Public Space as Emancipation: Meditations on Anarchism, Radical Democracy, Neoliberalism and Violence', Antipode, 43 525-562 (2011)
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-8330.2010.00827.x
2011 Springer S, 'Articulated Neoliberalism: The Specificity of Patronage, Kleptocracy, and Violence in Cambodia's Neoliberalization', Environment and Planning A, 43 2554-2570 (2011)
DOI 10.1068/a43402
2011 Springer S, 'Violence sits in places? Cultural practice, neoliberal rationalism, and virulent imaginative geographies', Political Geography, 30 90-98 (2011)
DOI 10.1016/j.polgeo.2011.01.004
2010 Springer S, 'Neoliberal Discursive Formations: On the Contours of Subjectivation, Good Governance, and Symbolic Violence in Posttransitional Cambodia', Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 28 931-950 (2010)
DOI 10.1068/d9708
2009 Springer S, 'Violence, Democracy, and the Neoliberal ¿Order¿: The Contestation of Public Space in Posttransitional Cambodia', Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 99 138-162 (2009)
DOI 10.1080/00045600802223333
2009 Springer S, 'Culture of violence or violent Orientalism? Neoliberalisation and imagining the ¿savage other¿ in post-transitional Cambodia', Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 34 305-319 (2009)
DOI 10.1111/j.1475-5661.2009.00344.x
2009 Springer S, 'Renewed authoritarianism in Southeast Asia: Undermining democracy through neoliberal reform', Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 50 271-276 (2009)
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-8373.2009.01400.x
2008 Springer S, 'The nonillusory effects of neoliberalisation: Linking geographies of poverty, inequality, and violence', Geoforum, 39 1520-1525 (2008)
DOI 10.1016/j.geoforum.2008.01.003
Springer S, 'Neoliberalism and Geography: Expansions, Variegations, Formations', Geography Compass, 4 1025-1038
DOI 10.1111/j.1749-8198.2010.00358.x
Springer S, Houssay-Holzschuch M, Villegas C, Gahman L, 'Say ¿Yes!¿ to peer review: Open Access publishing and the need for mutual aid in academia', Fennia - International Journal of Geography, 195 185-188
DOI 10.11143/fennia.66862
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 38
Total funding $1,146,803

Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.


20183 grants / $26,850

School of Environmental and Life Sciences Start-Up Fund$25,000

Funding body: School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle

Funding body School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle
Scheme School of Environmental and Life Sciences Start-Up Funds
Role Lead
Funding Start 2018
Funding Finish 2020
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant$1,250

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant Awards
Role Lead
Funding Start 2018
Funding Finish 2018
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Dean’s Conference Support Fund$600

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Project Team

Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group

Scheme Dean’s Conference Support Funds
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2018
Funding Finish 2018
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20176 grants / $219,498

SSHRC Insight Grant$183,558

Funding body: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Funding body Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Scheme Insight Grants
Role Lead
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2018
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON N

Canada Council for the Arts Translation Grant$25,000

Funding body: Canada Council for the Arts

Funding body Canada Council for the Arts
Project Team

Lux Éditeur

Scheme Translation Grants
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2018
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON N

Work Study Program Grant$4,590

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Work Study Program Grants
Role Lead
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2018
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Course Redesign Grant$4,500

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Project Team

Teresa Dawson, Jutta Gutberlet, Cam Owens, Cindy Rose-Redwood, Reuben Rose-Redwood

Scheme Course Redesign Grants
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2017
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant$1,250

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant Awards
Role Lead
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2018
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Dean’s Conference Support Fund Award$600

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Project Team

Reuben Rose-Redwood

Scheme Dean’s Conference Support Funds
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2017
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20165 grants / $8,325

Book and Creative Work Subvention Fund Award$3,525

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Book and Creative Work Subvention Funds
Role Lead
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2016
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Personal Computer Acquisition and Enhancement Fund$1,850

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Personal Computer Acquisition and Enhancement Funds
Role Lead
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2016
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant$1,250

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant Awards
Role Lead
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2017
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Dean’s Conference Support Fund Award$1,200

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Project Team

Reuben Rose-Redwood

Scheme Dean’s Conference Support Funds
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2016
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Research and Development Grant Application Assistance Program$500

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Research and Development Grant Application Assistance Program
Role Lead
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2016
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20154 grants / $506,750

Canada Research Chair, Tier 2 in Global Urban Studies *Declined$500,000

Funding body: Government of Canada

Funding body Government of Canada
Scheme Canada Research Chairs
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON N

Globalink Research Award$5,000

Funding body: Mitacs

Funding body Mitacs
Project Team

Jennifer Mateer

Scheme Globalink Research Awards
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON N

Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant$1,250

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant Awards
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2016
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Research and Development Grant Application Assistance Program$500

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Research and Development Grant Application Assistance Program
Role Lead
Funding Start 2015
Funding Finish 2015
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20144 grants / $126,007

SSHRC Insight Development Grant$74,507

Funding body: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Funding body Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Scheme Insight Development Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2016
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON N

Retention Research Grant$50,000

Funding body: Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost, University of Victoria

Funding body Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost, University of Victoria
Scheme Retention Research Grants
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2018
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant$1,000

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant Awards
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2015
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Research and Development Grant Application Assistance Program$500

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Research and Development Grant Application Assistance Program
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20132 grants / $5,303

Internal Research Grant$3,953

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Internal Research Grants
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2014
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant$1,350

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Scholarly Conference and Artistic Performance Travel Grant Awards
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2014
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20121 grants / $25,000

Faculty of Social Sciences Start-Up Fund$25,000

Funding body: University of Victoria

Funding body University of Victoria
Scheme Faculty of Social Sciences Start-Up Funds
Role Lead
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2014
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20111 grants / $6,500

Department of Geography Start-Up Fund$6,500

Funding body: University of Otago

Funding body University of Otago
Scheme Department of Geography Start-Up Funds
Role Lead
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2012
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20101 grants / $25,000

FASS Start-Up Fund$25,000

Funding body: National University of Singapore

Funding body National University of Singapore
Scheme FASS Start-Up Funds
Role Lead
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2010
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20091 grants / $16,060

Performance Bonus Award$16,060

Funding body: National University of Singapore

Funding body National University of Singapore
Scheme Performance Bonus Awards
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2010
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20082 grants / $17,000

Pacific Century Graduate Scholarship$10,000

Funding body: Ministry of Advanced Education, Province of British Columbia

Funding body Ministry of Advanced Education, Province of British Columbia
Scheme Graduate Scholarships
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2009
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON N

Catalyst Paper Corporation Fellowship$7,000

Funding body: University of British Columbia

Funding body University of British Columbia
Scheme Scholarships
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2009
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON N

20061 grants / $20,000

Hampton Fund Research Grant$20,000

Funding body: University of British Columbia

Funding body University of British Columbia
Project Team

Philippe Le Billon

Scheme Hampton Fund
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2006
Funding Finish 2009
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20053 grants / $124,750

CGS Doctoral Scholarship$105,000

Funding body: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Funding body Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Scheme CGS Doctoral Scholarships
Role Lead
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2008
GNo
Type Of Funding Not Known
Category UNKN
UON N

PhD Tuition Award$13,750

Funding body: University of British Columbia

Funding body University of British Columbia
Scheme PhD Tuition Awards
Role Lead
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2009
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

Graduate Entrance Scholarship$6,000

Funding body: University of British Columbia

Funding body University of British Columbia
Scheme Scholarships
Role Lead
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2006
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20041 grants / $10,000

R.S. McLaughlin Fellowship$10,000

Funding body: Queen's University

Funding body Queen's University
Scheme Queen's Graduate Awards
Role Lead
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2005
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON N

20031 grants / $7,260

Queen's Graduate Award$7,260

Funding body: Queen's University

Funding body Queen's University
Scheme Queen's Graduate Awards
Role Lead
Funding Start 2003
Funding Finish 2004
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

20021 grants / $2,000

Vancouver International Airport Authority Annual Scholarship$2,000

Funding body: University of Northern British Columbia

Funding body University of Northern British Columbia
Scheme Scholarships
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2003
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON N

19991 grants / $500

Hart Highlands Winter Club Award$500

Funding body: University of Northern British Columbia

Funding body University of Northern British Columbia
Scheme Donor Grants
Role Lead
Funding Start 1999
Funding Finish 2000
GNo
Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON N
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed33
Current9

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2018 PhD Low-income housing and financialization in Brazil Human Geography, University of Victoria Co-Supervisor
2018 PhD Nomadic explorations: worldview in the history of urban planning Human Geography, University of British Columbia Consultant Supervisor
2017 PhD Ecological anarchism and art Education, University of Victoria Consultant Supervisor
2016 PhD Settler colonialism and environmental alliances in confronting fossil fuel megaprojects Human Geography, University of Victoria Principal Supervisor
2014 PhD Surfing, localism and violent geographies Human Geography, University of Victoria Co-Supervisor
2014 PhD Authoritarianism, political violence and inequality in Cambodia: legacies of a rushed, restrictive and exclusive constitution-making process? Constitutional Law, University of Victoria Co-Supervisor
2014 PhD Inventing value: Bitcoin and the fabrication of ‘fictitious’ capital Human Geography, University of Victoria Consultant Supervisor
2014 PhD Governmentality and graffiti in public space Human Geography, University of Victoria Consultant Supervisor
2014 PhD Living in the world as if it were home: posthumanism, geopoetics, and wilderness Human Geography, University of Victoria Principal Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2018 PhD Anarchist theorizing and organizing in Canada Sociology, University of Victoria Consultant Supervisor
2018 PhD Water rich, but governance poor: privatization, light groundwater regulation, and the shifting value of water in British Columbia Sociology, University of Victoria Consultant Supervisor
2018 Masters Refining space and the self: the spatial imaginations of aesthetic plastic surgery Human Geography, University of Victoria Consultant Supervisor
2018 Masters People power and democratic protest in Hong Kong Human Geography, University of Victoria Principal Supervisor
2018 Masters Neoliberalism, inequality and political ecology Human Geography, University of Victoria Principal Supervisor
2017 Masters ‘De-growth’ in the Global South: Assessing growth narratives in Kerala, India Human Geography, University of Victoria Principal Supervisor
2017 PhD Water privatization in India: how conservation discourses legitimize biopolitics and violence Human Geography, University of Victoria Principal Supervisor
2017 Honours Representing Northern Indigenous peoples in the age of climate change Human Geography, University of Victoria Consultant Supervisor
2017 Honours Social activism and affordable housing in Vancouver, BC Human Geography, University of Victoria Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD A cautionary tale: neoliberal discourse and the pedagogic function of the mediated Lost Japan narrative during the financial crisis Other Society and Culture, Doshisha University Consultant Supervisor
2016 Honours Strengthening social ties to collectivize: perspectives from Victoria’s binning community Human Geography, University of Victoria Consultant Supervisor
2015 PhD The polis and the nation in the Greek city-state Philosophy, Stanford University Consultant Supervisor
2015 Masters Critical geographic perspectives on microfinancing in Cambodia Human Geography, University of Victoria Principal Supervisor
2014 Masters Intellectual disability and anarchism Other Health, University of Calgary Consultant Supervisor
2014 Honours Homelessness in Victoria, BC: possibilities for social justice Human Geography, University of Victoria Consultant Supervisor
2013 PhD Remaking property: interrogating the moments of state-nature articulation within Scottish nationalist discourse Human Geography, University of Victoria Principal Supervisor
2013 Honours Discrimination, exploitation and oppression: a discourse analysis of neoliberal policing in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Human Geography, University of Victoria Principal Supervisor
2013 Honours Defending the caves at Spaet: conflict and ecological citizenship in the post-democratic growth machine Human Geography, University of Victoria Consultant Supervisor
2012 PhD The impacts of volunteer tourism on orphanages in Cambodia Human Geography, University of Otago Co-Supervisor
2012 PhD Environmental discourses and carbon credits in Tanzania Human Geography, University of Otago Co-Supervisor
2012 Masters Development planning in the Pacific: sustainability versus development Human Geography, University of Otago Sole Supervisor
2012 Masters Where is the community in community based tourism? The case of tourism product plans in Papua New Guinea Human Geography, University of Otago Sole Supervisor
2012 Honours Dark tourism in the emerging tourist destinations of Vietnam and Cambodia Human Geography, University of Otago Sole Supervisor
2011 Masters Waste management planning in Rarotonga: issues and opportunities Human Geography, University of Otago Sole Supervisor
2011 Honours Alcohol and society: student drinking and Dunedin City, New Zealand Human Geography, University of Otago Sole Supervisor
2011 Honours The development implications of the World Cup in South Africa Human Geography, University of Otago Sole Supervisor
2010 Honours Ordinary cities are already happening: a study of community activism in Singapore Human Geography, National University of Singapore Sole Supervisor
2010 Honours V for Vendetta: The fight for radical public space Human Geography, National University of Singapore Sole Supervisor
2010 Honours The politics and negotiation of spatial organization around transportation hubs in Singapore Human Geography, National University of Singapore Sole Supervisor
2010 Honours Symbolic violence of the Khmer Rouge tribunal: geopolitics, subjectivation, and violent imaginings Human Geography, National University of Singapore Sole Supervisor
2010 Honours Negotiating the religious-secular dilemma in Singapore: resistance and reconciliation in the politics of practice and space Human Geography, National University of Singapore Sole Supervisor
2010 Honours Foreign workers in Singapore: homines sacri in our midst Human Geography, National University of Singapore Sole Supervisor
2010 Honours A space where love transgresses sexuality: public spaces as emancipatory for sexual dissidents Human Geography, National University of Singapore Sole Supervisor
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Professor Simon Springer

Position

Professor
School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science

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