Naomi Adiv, Assistant Professor (CLTA)
U of T St. George
Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geography), City University of New York
M.S., Community Development, University of California at Davis
B.A., Peace and Conflict Studies, University of California at Berkeley
Honours & Awards:
Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2016, Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University
Office: Sidney Smith Hall, 5027B
Personal Website: www.naomiadiv.com
- – urban public space
- – community development
- – the social life of water (swimming, bathing, toilets)
Teaching This Academic Year:
JGI 346: Urban Planning Processes
PLA 1102: Planning Decision Methods
GGR 389: Public Space
GGR 271: Social Research Methods
Adiv, N. (2018). Review of City Unsilenced: Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy, Jeffrey Hou and Sabine Knierbein, Eds. (2017). Urban Studies.
Adiv, N. and L. Wolf-Powers. User fees, public life, and the permeability of public space at municipal pools and bathhouses in New York City, 1870 – present. Urban Geography. Forthcoming.
Adiv, N. (2017). “Goodbye to the National Endowment for the Arts?,” Arts and International Affairs, 2:3. Autumn/Winter 2017.
Adiv, N. (2017). “On being groped and staying quiet. Or, what kind of place an airplane can be,” Gender, Place and Culture.
Adiv, N. (2015). “Paidia meets Ludus: New York City Municipal Pools and the infrastructure of play,” Social Science History. 29:3.
Adiv, N. (2015). “Hardening Racial Lines in Public Space. A Comment on the McKinney Pool Episode,” Metropolitics, July 7, 2015. (http://www.metropolitiques.eu/Hardening-Racial-Lines-in-Public.html)
Adiv, N. (2015). “Paying to Play in the Mission District,” Metropolitics. February 16, 2015. (http://www.metropolitiques.eu/Paying-to-Play-in-the-Mission.html)