Associate Professor in-Residence
Urban and Community Studies - Core Faculty | Advisor
Phil Birge-Liberman is an urban-historical geographer. His research examines the changing social practices of urban park use, the privatization of public space, and the relationship between the restoration of historic parks, gentrification and urban sustainability. In teaching, he often partners his classes with community organizations to solve pressing urban/community problems. For more information on Prof. Birge-Liberman please view his profile at academia.edu.
Education: B.S., Geography, Bridgewater State University (1997). M.A., Geography, Western Michigan University (1999). Ph.D., Geography, Syracuse University (2014).
Urban historical geography, political economy of urban parks, urban ecology and sustainable urbanism, historic preservation and urban redevelopment, gentrification and social justice.
University of Connecticut
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Hartford, CT 06103-2814
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