Laura Vaz-Jones , Human Geography PhD Student


Home Campus:
U of T St. George

Afro-Brazilian Women and Urban Land Struggles in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil

Other Degrees:
MA Human Geography, University of Toronto
BAH in Global Development Studies and Environmental Studies

Honours & Awards:
RBC Fellowship in Public and Economic Policy (MA)

Sharlene Mollett

Contact Information:

Research Interests:

  • political ecology
  • feminist political economy
  • urban theory
  • environmental justice
  • land struggles
  • displacement
  • critical race theory

Selected Publications:

Vaz-Jones, Laura. 2018. “Struggles over Land, Livelihood, and Future Possibilities: Reframing Displacement through Feminist Political Ecology.” Signs  43(3): 711-735.

Research Clusters:
Political Ecology, Political Spaces