Natalie Oswin, Associate Professor


Home Campus:
U of T Scarborough

University of British Columbia (2005)

Contact Information:

Phone: (647) 601-4469
Office: HL526 (UTSC)


Research Interests:

    • Queer and postcolonial geographies
    • Global urbanism
    • Geographic thought
    • Politics of knowledge production

Managing Editor, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space and Society and Space online

Selected Publications:

Oswin, N. (2019) Global City Futures: Desire and Development in Singapore.Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press (Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation Series).

Oswin, N. (2018) ‘Planetary urbanization: a view from outside.’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 36(3): 540-546.

Seitz, D. and N. Oswin (2017) ‘Cities, sexualities and the queering of urban space.’ In A. Bain and L. Peake (eds) Urbanization in a Global Context: Canadian Perspectives. London: Oxford University Press, pp. 326-343.

Oswin, N. (guest editor) (2015) ‘World, city, queer.‘ Theme issue of Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography 47(3).

Turner, S. and N. Oswin (2015) ‘Itinerant livelihoods: street vending-scapes and the politics of mobility in upland socialist Vietnam.’ Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 36(3): 394-410.

Rosenberg, R. and N. Oswin (2015). ‘Trans embodiment in carceral space: hypermasculinity and the U.S. prison industrial complex.’ Gender, Place and Culture 22(9): 1269-1286.

Oswin, N. (2014) ‘Queer time in global city Singapore: neoliberal futures and the ‘freedom to love’.’ Sexualities 17(4): 412-433.

Oswin, N. and E. Olund (guest editors) (2010) ‘Governing intimacy.’ Theme issue of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 28(1).

Oswin, N. (2008) ‘Critical geographies and the uses of sexuality: Deconstructing queer space.’ Progress in Human Geography 32(1): 89-103.

Research Clusters:
Political Spaces