Dr. Joseph Pierce
PhD, Graduate School of Geography
New York University
MA, Gallatin School of Interdisciplinary Studies
BA, Liberal Arts
Classes taught at OU
Allen, D., Lawhon, M., & Pierce, J. (2018). Placing Race: On the Resonance of Place with Black Geographies. Progress in Human Geography, 20(10), 1 – 19. Abstract
Lawhon, M., Pierce, J., Bouwer, R. (2018). “Scale and the construction of environmental imaginaries in local news.” South African Geographical Journal 100(1) 1-21. Abstract
Lawhon, M., Pierce, J., Makina, A. (2018). “Provincializing urban appropriation: agonistic transgression as a mode of actually existing appropriation in South African cities.” Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 39(1) 117-131. Abstract
Pierce, J., Lawhon, M. (2018). “The right to move: informal use rights and urban practices of mobility.” Urban Geography, 39(5) 667-686. Abstract
Pierce, Joseph and Deborah G. Martin (2017). “The law is not enough: seeking the theoretical frontier of urban justice via legal tools.” Urban Studies, 54(2) 456-465.
Pierce, Joseph and Holly Widen (2017). “Visceral pedagogy: teaching challenging topics emotionally as well as cognitively.” Journal of Geography, 116(2) 47-56.
Williams, Olivia R. and Joseph Pierce (2017). “Inserting scales of urban politics: the possibilities of meso-urban governance shims.” Urban Geography, 38(6) 795-812.
Davine, Toby, Mary Lawhon, and Joseph Pierce (2017). “Place-making at a national scale: framing tar sands extraction as ‘Canadian’ in The Globe and Mail.” The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe Canadien, 61(3) 428-439.
Pierce, Joseph, Olivia R. Williams, and Deborah G. Martin (2016). “Rights in places: an analytical extension of the right to the city.” Geoforum, 70(2016) 79-88.
Featured Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research
“The Scale of Governance in the Regulation of Land: Community Land Trusts in the Twin Cities.” National Science Foundation, $175,000. Primary Investigators: Joseph Pierce, Deborah G. Martin, and James DeFilippis. (2014-2018).
“Politicizing African Urban Ecologies: Enabling Radical Geographical Research Practices for African Scholars.” Antipode Foundation, $15,000. Awardees: Henrik Ernstson, Jonathan Silver, Mary Lawhon, and Joseph Pierce. (2014).