Susannah Bunce , Associate Professor


Home Campus:
U of T Scarborough

Contact Information:

Phone:    416-287-7296
Location: Social Sciences MW278  (UTSC)
Downtown Office: Room SSH5031 (100 St. George Street)


Research Interests:

  • Sustainable urban communities
  • Socio-environmental spaces in cities
  • Community-based development and engagement
  • Urban community and neighbourhood planning
  • Environmental gentrification
  • Urban waterfronts and waterways
  • Community Land Trusts

Teaching This Academic Year:

Graduate Teaching 2019/2020:

JPG 1518: Sustainability and Urban Communities (Fall 2019 St. George Campus)

Selected Publications:

Bunce, S. (2018). Sustainability Policy, Planning, and Gentrification in Cities Routledge, Abingdon

Bunce, S. (2018). Alternatives to Gentrification: Exploring Urban Community Land Trusts and Urban Ecovillage Practices in: Lees, L. (ed.) Handbook of Gentrification Studies Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham. 413-427.

Bunce, S. and Aslam, F.C. (2016). Land Trusts and the Protection and Stewardship of Land in Canada: Exploring Non-Governmental Land Trust Practices and the Role of Urban Community Land Trusts Canadian Journal of Urban Research 25(2), 23-34

Bunce, S. (2016). Pursuing Urban Commons: Politics and Alliances in Community Land Trust Activism in East London Antipode 48(1), 134-150

Bunce, S. and Allahwala, A. (2013). Community-University Partnerships:

Building Collaboration and Reciprocity Between Campus and Community Journal of Geography 112(2) 52-53

Bunce, S. (2011). Public-Private Sector Alliances in Sustainable Waterfront Revitalization: Policy, Planning, and Design in the West Don Lands in: Desfor, G. and Laidley, J. (eds.) Re-shaping Toronto’s Waterfront University of Toronto Press, Toronto. pp. 287-304

Bunce, S. (2009). Developing Sustainability: Sustainability Policy and Gentrification on Toronto’s Waterfront Local Environment: International Journal of Justice and Sustainability 14(7), 651-667

Moore, S. and Bunce, S. (2009). Delivering Sustainable Buildings and

Communities: Eclipsing Social Concerns Through Private Sector-led Urban Regeneration and Development Local Environment: International Journal of Justice and Sustainability 14(7), 601-606