Jason Hackworth

Jason Hackworth is a Professor of Planning and Geography at the University of Toronto and has received over $1.5 million in research grants. He earned his B.A. in Sociology from the University of Cincinnati, MEP in Planning and M.A. in Geography from Arizona State University, and Ph.D. in Geography from Rutgers University.

Professor Hackworth researches urban political economy, comparative urban policy, declining cities, and land abandonment.

Representative Publications

Hackworth, Jason. “Why there is no Detroit in Canada.” Urban Geography 37.2 (2016): 272-295.

Hackworth, Jason. “Defiant Neoliberalism and the Danger of Detroit.” Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie (2016).

Hackworth, Jason. “Rightsizing as Spatial Austerity in the American Rust Belt.” Environment and Planning A 47.4 (2015): 766-782.

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