Fulbright to urban scholar

Social Sciences

Political science PhD candidate Kate Newman has been awarded a Fulbright Canada student grant to conduct research at the City University of New York on her project, "Governing the Night: Urban Political Economy and the Nocturnal Global City". “I am very excited about my research and the opportunity to study urban politics in New York City.” Newman has a MA in political science from UVic and holds an undergraduate degree from Simon Fraser University. She is studying how a vibrant nightlife and nocturnal economy contribute to gentrification, displacement and increased policing and surveillance of urban life.

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