Indication: Heloisa Soares de Moura Costa – Instituto de Geociências da UFMG
Periodo: May 02 to 18, 2023

Roger Keil is a professor at the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, York University. He researches global suburbanization, urban political ecology, cities and infectious diseases, infrastructure and regional governance. Among his publications are Suburban Planet (Polity, 2018) and After Suburbia (UTP, ed. with Fulong Wu, 2022), as well as Pandemic Urbanism (Polity, 2023) and Turning Up the Heat: Urban policy ecology for a Climate Emergency (MUP , ed. with Kaika, Mandler, and Tzaninis, 2023). Co-founder of the International Network for Urban Research and Action (INURA) (INURA), he was the inaugural director of the CITY Institute at York University, and was co-editor of the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.