Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, McGill
Sarah Moser is Assistant Professor of Geography at McGill University in Montreal, Canada where she is the Director of the Urban Studies Program.
Sarah has held fellowships at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture) and the Center for Urban and Global Studies at Trinity College. She is interested in the global phenomenon of constructing new cities from scratch and has conducted research and published on new city projects in Malaysia, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia. Sarah's current research examines China's new city projects in the Indian ocean and the geopolitical implications of urbanizing the ocean.
Sarah has published articles in Urban Studies, Cities, Area, Social and Cultural Geography, Children's Geographies, Dialogues in Human Geography, Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, ABE Journal: Architecture Beyond Europe, and Urban Geography. Sarah has several books coming out: New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity(Routledge, 2019); the Research Handbook on Asian Cities (Edward Elgar, 2018); and the Atlas of New Cities (National University of Singapore Press, 2019).