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Deborah Cowen

Department of Geography & Planning, University of Toronto

Deborah Cowen is a  Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toronto. Her work explores how the spaces of everyday life are assembled, reproduced, contested, and transformed. She focuses on questions of circulation and infrastructure, attending to the co-production of race and space, sexuality and social ordering, and the intimate life of war in ostensibly civilian spaces. Her most recent books are The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade and Military Workfare: The Soldier and Social Citizenship in Canada and a co-edited collection, Reassembling the Infrastructures of Citizenship: Digital Life in the Global City.