Urban Theory Lab

Division of Social Sciences
University of Chicago

1155 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

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Urban Theory Lab


Associate Director,
Senior Research Associate in Global Political Ecology | Urban Theory Lab

Affiliated Faculty | Committee on Environment, Geography, and Urbanization

Alexander Arroyo is a critical geographer and environmental designer. His work explores relations between the environmental geographies, infrastructural formations, and spatial imaginaries of American empire. He holds a PhD in Geography from UC Berkeley with a designated emphasis in Science and Technology Studies, and additional degrees in Landscape Architecture (MLA, Harvard Graduate School of Design), Philosophy, and Human Rights (BA, Columbia University). His first book, Ecologies of Power (MIT Press, 2016), co-authored with Pierre Bélanger, was awarded the John Brinkerhoff Jackson Book Prize for Landscape Studies.

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