Jamie PECK 

Title: Canada Research Chair in Urban & Regional Political Economy, Distinguished University Scholar, and Professor of Geography, University of British Columbia Global Professorial Fellow, Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University

Jamie Peck is Canada Research Chair in Urban & Regional Political Economy and Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia, Canada, where he is a Distinguished University Scholar.  A Global Professorial Fellow at the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University, he holds honorary visiting professorships at the universities of Oxford, Nottingham, and Manchester.  With long-term research interests in geographical political economy, labor studies, and critical studies of statecraft, Jamie Peck’s current research is focused on the political economy of neoliberalization and capitalist transformations in Hong Kong and South China.  His recent books include: Market/place: exploring spaces of exchange (2020, Agenda, coedited with Christian Berndt and Norma Rantisi); Urban studies inside/out: theory, method, practice (2020, Sage, coedited with Helga Leitner and Erc Sheppard); Doreen Massey: critical dialogues (2018, Agenda, coedited with Marion Werner, Rebecca Lave and Brett Christophers); Offshore: Exploring the worlds of global outsourcing (2017, Oxford University Press); and Fast Policy: Experimental statecraft at the thresholds of neoliberalism (2015, University of Minnesota Press, with Nik Theodore).  Translated into 15 languages, Jamie Peck has been listed since 2015 by Clarivate/Web of Science as one of the world’s most highly cited social scientists.  In 2020, he was the recipient of the American Association of Geographers’ Distinguished Scholarship Award.