Mona Domosh

Academic Appointments
  • Professor of Geography

  • Joan P. and Edward J. Foley Jr. 1933 Professorship

I am a critical human geographer, with research interests in three main areas: 1) interrogating the racist and sexist underpinnings of US empires through critical historical research; 2) documenting the constituative role that Black communities have played in shaping US cities;  and 3) exploring Black radical thought and feminist theory, methods and perspectives particularly in regard to space, nature, and place.   My most recent publications include Disturbing Development in the Jim Crow South (, and the Sage Handbook of Historical Geography (


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  • B.A. Clark University
  • M.A. Clark University
  • Ph.D. Clark University

Selected Publications

  • Disturbing Development in the Jim Crow South. Athens: University of  Georgia Press, 2023.

  • The Sage Handbook of Historical Geography, 2 volumes. London: Sage Publications. 2020.  Co-edited with Michael Heffernan and Charles W.J. Withers.

  • "Historical Geographies of, and for, the Present," Progress in Human Geography, Vol. 44, 2020, pp. 168-188. With Levi Van Sant, Elizabeth Hennessy, Mohammed Rafi Arefin, Nathan McClintock and Sharlene Mollett. 

  • "It's Time to Recognize how Men's Careers Benefit from Sexually Harrassing Women in Academia," Human Geography, published online 2019: with B. Mansfield, R. Lave, K. McSweeney, A. Bonds, J. Cockburn, T. Hamilton, R. Hawkins, A. Hessl, D. Munroe, D. Ojeda, C. Raudel.

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