Ted Relph, Emeritus Professor


Home Campus:
U of T Scarborough

University of Toronto (1973)

Other Degrees:
MPhil University of London, UK (1968)
BA (Hons) University of London, UK (1965)

Contact Information:

Phone:    (647) 293-1137
Location: North York, Seattle, Victoria
Downtown Office: Room SSH5022 (100 St. George Street)
Email:   ted.relph@gmail.com


Research Interests:

  • Geography of the Toronto metropolitan region (see website at www.torontotransforms.com)
  • Place, sense of place and phenomenology (see website at www.placeness.net)

Selected Publications:

Toronto: Transformations in a city and its region, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2014 (with a companion website at www.torontotransforms.com)

“Spirit of Place and Sense of Place in Virtual Realities”, Techne :Research in Technology and Philosophy 2007

“A Pragmatic Sense of Place” in Vanclay, F et al Making Sense of Place, Australian National Museum, Canberra, April 2008.

“Geographical Experiences and being-in-the-world: the phenomenological origins of Geography”, in Hasse, Hg. von J, and Kozlanic, R.J, Gelebtner, Erfarhrener und Erinnertner Raum, Jahrbuch für Lebensphilosophie, V 2010/11, pp. 121-13

Research Clusters:
Biogeochemistry and Contaminants