Sarah Moser

Associate Professor, Department of Geography, McGill University

Sarah Moser is an associate professor in the department of geography and the director of the Urban Studies Program at McGill University. Her research explores the cultural politics and drivers of new master planned cities and urban mega-developments in emerging economies. Moser is particularly interested in how new cities are strategies for nation building and transitioning economies. Her research has been published in international journals, including Urban Studies; Area; Cities; Social and Cultural Geography; Children’s Geography; Dialogues in Human Geography; Gender, Place & Culture; Habitat International; and various edited collections. She is currently co-editing The Research Handbook on Asian Cities (Edward Elgar, 2016) and is working on a forthcoming book, The Atlas of New Cities.

Cities and Belonging in the Gulf Arab States

On July 24, AGSIW hosted a panel discussion examining the growth of the modern Gulf Arab city.