Thomas Elias Siddall (they/them), MA Student

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Home Campus:
U of T St. George

Other Degrees:
B.A.(hons.), International Relations, University of Toronto

Cross Appointments:
Asian Institute

Honours & Awards:
John A. May Scholarship
Dr. David Chu Award in Asia Pacific Studies
Big Ideas Competition: Exploring Global Taiwan Award
Murray and Katherine Corlett Award

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Contact Information:

Research Interests:

  • Cultural geography and geopolitics
  • Infrastructure and logistics
  • Territory, security and power
  • China, Taiwan, islands, and littoral zones
  • Queer and affect theory
  • Marxism

Teaching This Academic Year:

Teaching Assistant:

  • GGR107: Environment, Food, and People.
  • GGR111: Human Geography.
  • GGR207: Cities, Urbanization and Development.
  • GGR210: Social Geographies.

Selected Publications:

(2020). Guesthouse: Desiring China’s Tongzhi. Re:locations – Journal of the Asia Pacific World, 3(1), 1- 30.

(2020). Queer Youth on the Move: Gentrification and the International in Beijing. In:cite Journal, 3(1), 54-75.