Sage Ponder

Assistant Professor
Colloquium Director

Bellamy 305
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Ph.D. Geography, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2017
M.Sc. Economic History, Lund University, Sweden, 2010
B.A. Political Science, minor in Political Economy, Portland State University, 2008

Research Interests

Municipal debt; urban social reproduction; infrastructure; geographies of racialization; urban social movements; just socio-ecological transitions; socio-spatial theory; political economy

Selected Publications

Ponder, C.S. and Wyly, E. 2014. Gattopardo economics and the city, Housing, Theory and Society, 31(1)

Wyly, E. Ponder, C.S. Nettling, P. Ho, B. Fung, S.E. Liebowitz, Z. and Hammel, D. 2012. New Racial Meanings of Housing in America, American Quarterly, 64(3)

Wyly, E. and Ponder, C.S. 2011. Gender, age, and race in subprime America, Housing Policy Debate, 21(4)