Lia Frederiksen, Human Geography PhD Student


Home Campus:
U of T St. George

Other Degrees:
MA, Geography and International Studies, University of Oregon
BA, Philosophy, Politics and Economics, The Evergreen State College

Honours & Awards:
Selected, held at the University of Toronto:

Doctoral Completion Award (2014-15)
University of Toronto Fellowship (2010-14)
J.M. Tomczak/Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Geography (2012-13)

James T. Lemon Memorial Scholarship (2013-14)
Graduate Anne McMaster Grant (2012-13)
Joseph A. May Scholarship (2011-12)

Contact Information:

lia.frederiksen AT

Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street — Room 5047, University of Toronto, Department of Geography, Toronto, ON  M5S 3G3


Personal Website:

Research Interests:

  • Urban Geography
  • Feminist Geography and Political Economy
  • Public Space, Political Geography, and the Production of Scale
  • Labour, Social Reproduction, and Knowledge
  • Public Libraries

Teaching This Academic Year:

Course Instructor GGR 221 New Economic Spaces (Winter 2015)


Research Clusters:
Cities and Everyday Life, Political Spaces