Graduate Directory

Key Macfarlane
  • Title
    • PhD Candidate
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History of Consciousness Department
  • Affiliations Social Sciences Division, Sociology Department
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Humanities Building 1, Room 415 (HISC Office)
  • Mail Stop History Of Consciousness

Research Interests

Cities, Time, Memory, Waste

Biography, Education and Training

M.A., Geography, University of Washington

B.A., English and Philosophy, Colgate University

Selected Publications




2019. Climate MathematicsACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies. In press.


2019. Time, Waste, and the City: The Rise of the Environmental Industry. Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography 50.1 (2019): 225–247 {link}


2019. Hamburg's Spaces of Danger: Race, Violence and Memory in a Contemporary Global City. With K. Mitchell. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. In press. Coauthored with K. Mitchell.


2019. Children of the GraveHuman Geography 12.1: 73–77 {link}


2019. The Sanctuary Network: Transnational Church Activism and Refugee Protection in Europe. With K. Mitchell. In Handbook on Critical Geographies of Migration, eds. K. Mitchell, R. Jones, and J. Fluri. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar: 410–424 {link}


2018. Geographies of Lifelong Learning and the Knowledge Economy. With K. Mitchell. In Making Workers: Radical Geographies in Education. London: Pluto Press: 67–82 {link}


2018. The Choice Machine and the Road to Privatization. With K. Mitchell. In Making Workers: Radical Geographies in Education. London: Pluto Press: 119–136  {link}


2017. A thousand CEOs: Relational thought, processual space, and deleuzian ontology in human geography and strategic management. Progress in Human Geography 41.3: 299320 {link}


2016. Crime and the Global City: Migration, Borders, and the Pre-Criminal. With K. Mitchell. In Oxford Handbooks Online {link}




2020. Capital and Space. In International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, 2nd edition, ed. A. Kobayashi. New York: Elsevier {link}




2019. Review of Assembly by Michael Hardt and Antonio NegriOrganization Studies {link}


2016. Review of Soundscapes of Wellbeing in Popular Musicedited by G. Andrews, P. Kingsbury, and R. Kearns. The Canadian Geographer 60(4): e48–e49 {link}




2020. Beyond the Educational Dystopia: New Ways of Learning Through Remembering. With K. Mitchell. Socialist Register. In press.


2019. A road trip through New Mexico's Atomic Past. With LuLing OsofskyHigh Country News (13 May) {link}


2018. The Greenhouse Effect: Life Under Glass ArchitectureMute Magazine (4 February) {link}


2015. Rites of Passage: On the 2015 Baltimore RiotsUltra (12 May) {link}