Professor MARIANNA PAVLOVSKAYA

Interim Chair

Department of Geography, Hunter College - CUNY

Ph.D program in Geography (Earth and Environmental Sciences) CUNY Graduate Center

http://www.geo.hunter.cuny.edu/~mpavlov/

 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY

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Fall 2014 Courses

Contact information

EES709 Geographic Thought and Theory (at the Graduate Center)

mpavlovAThunter.cuny.edu

Voice:   (212) 772-5320  Fax: (212) 772-5268 

Department of Geography: (212) 772-5266

New and past courses

Office hours: TBA


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Urban geography, social theory, post-socialism, feminist geography, GIS (geographic information systems), critical GIS


ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2014-current

Professor, Department of Geography, Hunter College; Ph.D. program in Earth and Environmental Sciences, CUNY Graduate Center

2004-2014

Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Hunter College; Ph.D. program in Earth and Environmental Sciences, CUNY Graduate Center

1998-2003

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Hunter College

1997-1998

Visiting Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University

Academic Honorary affiliations

2012-2013

Department of Geography, Moscow State University

2011-current

Member of the Editorial Board of The Professional Geographer.

2011-current

International academic advisor to the project on “Gender and Mobilities” conducted by Kvinnforsk (Center for Gender Studies), University of Tromsø, Norway.

2010-current

International academic advisor to research project “Gender, poverty and social transformation in Uganda,” University of Tromsø and Makarere University, Norwegian Programme for Development, Research and Education (NUFU).

2010

Guest scholar at Kvinnforsk (Centre for Women's Studies and Women in Research), University of, Norway. Spring 2010.

2005-2007

President of the Russian, Central Eurasian, and East European Specialty group of the Association of American Geographers

2000-2001

Fellow at the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, Graduate Center, CUNY

2002, 2007

The City University of New York Certificate of Recognition.

 

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D., Geography 1998.

Clark University, Worcester MA Dissertation topic: Everyday life and social transition: Gender, class, and change in the city of Moscow. Advisor: Susan Hanson.

M.A., Geography 1987.

Moscow State University, Russia. Thesis topic: Geography of international trade. Advisor: Leonid Smirnyagin



COURSES TAUGHT AT HUNTER COLLEGE AND CUNY GRADUATE CENTER (1998 - current):

Graduate

EES 70900 Geographic Thought & Theory (Fall 2011)

Geog 708 Geographies of Urban Space (Fall 2003, Spring 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 2011)

EES 799.03 After the future: Post-soviet geographies (Fall 2007)

EES 799.03. Geography of post-socialism (Spring 2005)

Graduate/Undergraduate

GTech 385.02/GTech 785.02 GIS Applications in Social geography (Fall 2000, Fall 2001, Fall 2002, Spring 2004, Fall 2006, Fall 2008, Fall 2011)

Geog 383/709 Special Topics: Urban Space and Social Problems (Spring 2000)

Undergraduate

Geog 101 People and their Environment  (Fall 1998, Spring 1999, Fall 1999, Spring 2001, Spring 2003, Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Fall 2006; Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009; Spring 2012)
Geog 278 Geography of Russia and Central Asia (Fall 1998, Spring 2000, Fall 2004, Spring 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010)
CUNY Honors College Seminar 2 CHC150 The peopling of New York (Spring 2006, Spring 2008, Spring 2009)

Geog 227 Environmental Conservation: Urban Problems (Spring 1999)

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STUDENTS

PhD committee chair:

Bradley Gardener (2012) “And Then the Neighborhood Changed: Jewish Intra-Urban Migration and Racial Identity in the Bronx, NY.”

Amanda Huron (2012) “The Work of the Urban Commons: Limited-Equity Cooperatives in Washington, D.C.”

Cris Notaro (2011) “The Interfaith Center: The construction and consequence of interfaith space.”

Jess Bier, transferred to PhD program at Maastricht University, Netherlands.

PhD Committee member:

David Spataro (2014) (chaired by Dr. Katz) “Politicized Direct Intervention in Service Provision: a (gendered, racialized, and classed) struggle over social reproduction?”

Moira Conway (2013) “Gravity Modeling of Casinos in the United States: A Case Study of Philadelphia” Advisor Dr. John Seley.

Christian Anderson (2012) (chaired by Dr. Katz) “Tracing West Forty-Sixth Street: an ethnography of everyday life, circulation, and possibility”

MA thesis committee chair:

Araby Smyth (current) Home Town Associations and immigrant rights

Dan Rogers (2014) “The limits of authority: New York region, the Port Authority, and metropolitan governance from progressivism to neoliberalism.”

Jordan Leff (2013) “Geography of cooperative enterprises in the United States.”

Joanna Laroussi (2012) “Development and potential effects of Web Mapping Application “PUTES on the Web” for visualizing students’ transportation eligibility.”

Erin Araujo (2011), “Polluted Streams: The Political Economy of Potable Water in San Cristobal de las Casas Chiapas, Mexico.” Society of Women Geographers award, Miriam and Saul Cohen Graduate Award for Excellence in Geographic Research. (Currently in a PhD program at Memorial University, Canada.)

Christian Siener (2011) “ ‘A Rock My Pillow and the Sidewalk My Bed’: Homeless Geographies of New York City” Shuster Award for Outstanding Master's Degree Thesis, Miriam and Saul Cohen Graduate Award for Excellence in Geographic Research. (Currently in a PhD program at CUNY Graduate Center).

Thor Ritz (2010), “Facing the Food Crisis: the Political Economy of Alternative Agriculture Projects”, Miriam and Saul Cohen Graduate Award for Excellence in Geographic Research. (Currently in a PhD program at Syracuse University).

Sean Tanner (2009), "Ambiguous Territory: Landscapes of Landownership in Post-Civil War Guatemala". Shuster Award for Outstanding Master's Degree Thesis. (Currently in a PhD program at Rutgers University).

Dan Wiley (2007) “Planning Brooklyn Bridge Park: The Political Economy of Place.”

Ben Mancell (2006) “Recycling participation disparities in New York City neighborhoods.”

Valeria Treves (2005) “Towards a law enforcement technologies complex: Situating Compstat in neo-liberal penality.” Society of Women Geographers award.

Sara Hodges (2004) “Open space in New York City: A GIS-based analysis of equity of distribution and access.” Shuster Award for outstanding MA degree thesis, Society of Women Geographers award.

Naomi Santoni (2003) “A Geographic Exploration of Primary Health Care Needs and Services within the State of New Jersey.”

Doug Plumer (2000) “Thawing the Meatpacking District: Gentrification on Manhattan’s Lower West Side.”

MA exam committee chair:

Rob Eletto (2012)

Ron Roman (2011)

Rob Siwiec (2006)

Henry Sirotin (2006)

Tim Calabrese (2005 Schuster award)

MA Committee member:

Michael Wilkerson (2011), Stefanie Gray (2011), Andrew Mallin (2007), Andres DeLeon (2005), Kevin Keenan (2005), Sam Keiss (2003), Dana Reimer (2002), Rich Swanson (2002), Andrea Copeland (2001).

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PUBLICATIONS

Edited Volumes

2010

Pavlovskaya, Marianna, ed. 2010. Honoring Susan Hanson’s 45 years in Geography. Guest editor for Gender, place and culture: A journal of feminist geography, 2010, 17 (1).

2005

Harvey, Francis, Mei-Po Kwan, and Marianna E. Pavlovskaya, eds. 2005. Special issue: Critical GIS. Cartographica 40, no. 4.

2001

Ines Miyares, Marianna Pavlovskaya, and Gregory Pope, editors. 2001. From the Hudson to the Hamptons: The snapshots of the New York Metropolitan area. AAG: New York.

Refereed articles, chapters, and commentary in refereed journals

Forthcoming

Pavlovskaya, M. Book chapter “Neoliberal welfare provisioning and multiple economies of households in the post-Soviet Russia” in Performing diverse economies, edited by Gerda Roelvink and Kevin St. Martin. University of Minnesota Press.

Forthcoming

Marianna Pavlovskaya and Kevin St. Martin Chapter 20 “Economy” in Sage Handbook of Human Geography. Edited by Roger Lee et al. (Reviewed by editors).

2013

Pavlovskaya, M. 2013. “Between neoliberalism and possibility: Multiple practices of property in post-Soviet Russia”. Europe-Asia Studies. v.65, No.7, 1295-1323. DOI: 10.1080/09668136.2013.822708. Pdf.

2012

M. Pavlovskaya and J. Bier. 2012 “Mapping census data for difference: Towards the heterogeneous geographies of Arab American communities of the New York Metropolitan area.” Geoforum, Volume 43, Issue 3 (May 2012), Pages 483–496. Published online 30 November 2011. pdf.

2012

Pavlovskaya, M. 2012 "Theorizing with GIS: A tool for critical geographies?" Ch. 50 in Digital Qualitative Research Methods in Vol. 3, pp. 269-294. Edited by Bella Dicks. Four volumes.  SAGE Benchmarks in Social Research Methods, SAGE Publications.

Reprint of Pavlovskaya 2006.

2010

St. Martin, K. and M. Pavlovskaya. 2010. “Chapter 11. Secondary data: Engaging numbers critically” in Research Methods in Geography: A First Course, eds. J-P. Jones III and B. Gomez. Blackwell Press. Pdf. Click here for color versions of the maps.

2010

Pavlovskaya, Marianna. 2010. Honoring Susan Hanson’s 45 years in Geography. Introduction.  Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography 17, no. 1.

2009

Pavlovskaya M. “Non-quantitative GIS.” Ch. 1 in Qualitative GIS: A Mixed Methods Approach to Integrating Qualitative Research and Geographic Information Systems, Edited by S. Elwood and M. Cope, pp. 13-37. Sage Publications, London, UK. Pdf.

2009

Pavlovskaya M. Chapter “Methods: Feminist visualization” in International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, eds R. Kitchin & N. Thrift. Elsevier. 4800 words. (Reviewed by editors)

2009

Pavlovskaya M. Chapter “Feminism, maps, and GIS” in International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, eds R. Kitchin & N. Thrift. Elsevier. 4000 words. (Reviewed by editors).

2009

St. Martin, Kevin, and Marianna Pavlovskaya. 2009. Ethnography. Chapter 22 in Companion to environmental geography. eds N. Castree, D. Demeritt, D. Liverman, and B. Rhoads, 370-384. Blackwell Publishing.

2009

Pavlovskaya, Marianna. Critical GIS and its positionality. Cartographica 44, no. 1: 8-10.

2007

Pavlovskaya, M. and St. Martin, K. 2007. Feminism and GIS: From a missing object to a mapping subject. Geography Compass, 1 (3): 583-606. pdf

Reprinted in Geography Compass, February 2008 - Vol. 2 VIRTUAL ISSUE: Gender

2006

Pavlovskaya, M. 2006. "Theorizing with GIS: A tool for critical geographies?" Environment and Planning A, 38 (11): 2003-2020. pdf

2005

Harvey, F., M.-P. Kwan, and M. Pavlovskaya. 2005. Introduction: Critical GIS. Cartographica. Special Issue Critical GIS, Harvey, F., M-P. Kwan, and M. Pavlovskaya, Eds.  40, no. 4.

2004

Pavlovskaya, M. 2004. “Other transitions: Multiple economies of Moscow households in the 1990s." The Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 94(2), pp. 329–351. pdf

2002

Pavlovskaya, M. 2002. "Mapping urban change and changing GIS: Other views of economic restructuring," Gender, place and culture: A journal of feminist geography, V 9 (3): 281 – 289. Issue focused on Feminist Geography and GIS. pdf

2001

Pavlovskaya, M. and S. Hanson, 2001. “Privatization of the Urban Fabric: Gender and Local Geographies in Downtown Moscow,” Urban Geography, 22, 1, pp. 4-28. pdf

1989

V. Kolosov, M. Pavlovskaya, N. Petrov and L. Smirnyagin, 1989. "The geography of the 1989 elections of Peoples' Deputies of the USSR (preliminary results)", Soviet Geography, v.30 (8).

Non-referred publications

Forthcoming

Translation into Russian of a chapter by Susan Hanson “Geography and gender (1984): Women and geography study group in Hubbord, Phil, Rob Kitchin, and Gill Valentine, eds. 2008. Key texts in human geography. Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore: Sage Publications.

2012

Book review of Information and Communication Technology Geographies: Strategies for Bridging the Digital Divide. Melissa R. Gilbert and Michele Masucci. Praxis (e) Press, Critical Topographies Series. 2011.  Annals of the Association of the American Geographers. Forthcoming in March 2012 issue.

2010

Chapter on scholarship of Susan Hanson, in Encyclopedia of Geography, edited by Barney Warf, Sage Publications.

2009

Book review of Dreaming of a mail-order husband: Russian-American internet romance by Ericka Johnson, 2007. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Gender, Place & Culture, 16 (3): 359-361.

2001

Pavlovskaya, M. 2001. Book review of Pickles, John, and Adrian Smith, eds. 1998. Theorising transition: The political economy of post-communist transformation. London and New York: Routledge. Economic Geography, v.77 (1): 67-73.

1993

M.E. Pavlovskaya, 1993. Chapter 9 "Lithuania" in V.A. Kolosov, N.V. Petrov and L.V. Smirnyaguin, eds., Vesna 1989 goda: Geografia i Anatomia vyborov ["The Spring of 1989: Geography and Anatomy of elections"], Moscow: Progress. (In Russian)

1993

V.A. Myachin, M.E. Pavlovskaya and N.V. Petrov, 1993. Chapter 3 "Geographic Aspects of the 1989 Elections" in V.A. Kolosov, N.V. Petrov and L.V. Smirnyaguin, eds., "Vesna 1989 goda: Geografia i Anatomia vyborov" ["Spring 1989: Geography and Anatomy of elections"], Moscow: Progress. (In Russian)

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RESEARCH

I am interested in four broad areas of research. The first involves a critical understanding of the post-socialist economic and social transformation in Russia and theories of transition to a market economy. The second focuses on the connections between class and gender processes, transformations of urban space, and mobility. The third interest includes a critical engagement with GIS technology and practice; and the last area of research is urban political ecology and environmental justice. In my scholarship I attempt to rethink theoretical understandings of social and spatial processes and ground these theoretical perspectives in empirical work.

Projects

Mapping solidarity economy

“The invisible community: Creating geographies of Arab Americans in New York and New Jersey using secondary data.” (Please see Pavlovskaya and Bier 2012).

Multiple property practices and economies of cooperation in post-socialist Russia (please see Pavlovskaya 2013 “Between neoliberalism and possibility”)

Gender, mobility, transnationalism

Multiple economies, gender, class, and urban restructuring in Moscow

Households, multiple economies, and urban change: A case study of three neighborhoods in New York City

GIS and critical geographic research

Open space equity in New York (with NYCEJA)

Grants

2013-2014

NSF Geography and and Spatial Sciences (GSS) Award “Collaborative Research: Mapping the Solidarity Economy in the United States.” Pavlovskaya is a PI. Hunter College is a lead institution with three other collaborating universities. Total amount $186,000; Hunter College share $71,000. Awarded June 2013.

2013

Fellow, Community Economies Theory and Writing Retreat in Bolsena, Italy, 2-14 July 2013. Funded by Julie Graham Community Economies Research Fund (JGCERF).

2012

Selected for Fulbright Research Award for Russia for 2012-2013. Declined.

2012-2013

Enhanced PSC-CUNY Research Award “Between state socialism and neoliberalism: Multiple practices of property and economies of cooperation in post-Soviet Russia”. May 2012, Amount $12,000.

2011

President’s Fund for Faculty Incentive Award for 2012. $1,500

2008-2009

PSC-CUNY research award “The invisible community: Creating geographies of Arab Americans in New York and New Jersey using secondary data.” $3800

2006-2007

Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Eurasia Teaching fellowship. "After the Future: Geography of Post-Socialist Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus." $9,000.

2005-2007

PSC-CUNY Award Mapping multiple economies of New York City households. $3,052.

2003-2008

George N. Shuster Faculty Fellowship, Hunter College Presidential Grant Competition. Post-privatization urban restructuring and control over urban space in Moscow. $3,000.

2003-2004

Gender Equity Project Sponsorship, Hunter College (part of NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award). $8,000.

2002-2003

Gender Equity Project Sponsorship. Hunter College (part of NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award).  $10,000.

2002-2005

PSC-CUNY Research Award to supplement funding from HUD-NRC (see below). $4,884.

2001-2003

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and National Research Council (NRC). $55,000. Urban Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship. "Households, multiple economies, and urban change: A case study of three neighborhoods in New York City."

2001-2003

New York City Environmental Justice Alliance (NYCEJA). Pilot project “Open space equity in New York City,” $13,000.

1999-2000

PSC-CUNY Research Award. Dissertation follow-up research project on Moscow. $4,000.

Funded research assistants

Tim Calabrese, Jennifer Jeffus, Lynn Seirup, Rich Swanson, Alice Ungaro, Ivette Estrada, Sara Hodges, Kimberly Wolff, Natalia Krasnova, Jackie McKenzie Floredelisa Mota, Trinette Tatomer, Geovanna Pellot, Valeria Treves, Alicia Canary, Yvonne Bravo, Maria Krasnova, Jess Bier, Stefanie Gray

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INVITED LECTURES AND KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

2012

Keynote speaker at Gender and Mobilities: Current Empirical, Theoretical and Methodological Perspectives. The 2012 Symposium/Ph.D.-course. Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education. University of Tromsø, Norway. June 18-20, 2012.

2012

GIS Workshop/Course leader “GIS for social science research” organized by the University of the Faroe Islands for a group of researchers from Nordic countries. Funded by a grant from NORA (Nordic Atlantic Cooperation), an intergovernmental organization under the Nordic Council of Ministers. May 22-24, 2012. Tórshavn, Faroe Islands.

2012

Feminist methods in GIS: From a missing object to a mapping subject. Rutgers University, March 22, 2012.

2010

Lecture “Mapping gender and mobility,” Workshop on Gender, poverty, and social transformation, University of Kampala, Kampala and Jinja, Uganda. December 1-7, 2010.

2010

Lecture “Publishing in academic journals: Steps to take for graduate students.” Workshop on Gender, poverty, and social transformation, University of Kampala, Kampala and Jinja, Uganda. December 1-7, 2010.

2010

Lecture “Mapping gender and mobility,” Workshop on Gender and Mobility, Kvinnsforsk, University of Tromsø, Norway. November 23-26, 2010. Funded by Kvinnsforsk (Center for Women and Gender Studies).

2010

Paper presentation “Migrating to capitalism: Post-Soviet subjects in the US.” Presented at the Workshop on Gender and Mobility, Kvinnsforsk, University of Tromsø, Norway. November 23-26, 2010. Funded by Kvinnsforsk (Center for Women and Gender Studies).

2010

Keynote speaker “GIS as a qualitative research practice.” International conference Qualitative GIS: emerging issues and possible futures. Cardiff University, UK.  2-4 August 2010. Funded by WISERD (Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research Data and Methods).

2010

Presentation “Feminist geography on gender and mobility.” Seminar of the GIS/KIS network. University of Tromsø, Norway. April 28, 2010.

2008

Lecture Producing gender in Russia: Traditional family as a political technology. Environmental Psychology program, Graduate Center, CUNY, December 4, 2008

2008

Lecture “Gendered cartographies” Department of Geography, University of Lancaster. May 2, 2008

2008

Keynote speaker, “Class, Gender, and GIS,” ESRC seminar series on Time-Space and Life Course, University of Lancaster, UK. May 1, 2008

2008

Class, Gender, and GIS” University of Newcastle, UK, April 30, 2008

2008

Lecture “From a missing object to a mapping subject: Remaking the world with a GIS,” February 12, 2008, Clark University, Worcester, MA

2006

Lecture “Flexible households in a non-flexible economy: Post-socialist Moscow and neo-liberal New York.” University of Massachusetts, Amherst. March 31, 2006

2005   

Lecture “Multiple economies and urban restructuring in Moscow.” Department of City & Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. March 18, 2005

2004

Keynote speaker "From rigid singular economic systems to fluid multiple economies: Reconstituting socialism and post-socialism." Research seminar funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) “Trans-National Issues, Local Concerns: Insights from Russia, Central and Eastern Europe and the UK.” September 24, 2004, Queen Mary University of London.

2002

Lecture “Uncovering unprivileged economies.” Rutgers University, November 8, 2002.

1999 

Invited guest speaker "Other transitions: Gender, class, and urban change in the City of Moscow." Presented at "Gender and Transition" workshop at NYU. March 5, 1999

ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS (since 2005)

2013

Participant, IV International conference of the Society of Professional Sociologists “Deurbanization and nature capital: Migration trends, info-communication, and new rural settlements,” Medvedevo village, Manturovsky district, Kostroma region, Russia. May 9-11, 2013.

2013

NORHED (The Norwegian Programme for Capacity Building in Higher Education and Research for Development) research proposal development workshop. Kampala, Uganda, 27 January – 1 February, 2013.

2010

“Post-soviet space as possibility.” Presented at Annual meeting of the Association of the American Geographers, Washington, DC, April 14-18, 2010.

2010

Presenter, panel session “Contributions from Second-World Cities: Russian and Chinese Cities,” Annual meeting of the Association of the American Geographers, Washington, DC, April 14-18, 2010.

2008

Making Gender in the Post-Soviet Spaces. Paper presented at the Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, November 20-23, 2008, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2008

Presenter and organizer, a book panel session Author meets critics: Rebecca Kay’s “Men in Contemporary Russia: The Fallen Heroes of Post-soviet Change?” Annual meeting of the Association of the American Geographers, Boston, April 2008.

 

2008

Presenter and organizer, the panel session “Susan Hanson’s 45 years in geography: Opening new research horizons.” Annual Meeting of the Association of the American Geographers, Boston, April 2008

 

2008

Presenter in the panel session “Straddling the Fence II: Theory, Practice, and History in Critical GIS”, Annual Meeting of the Association of the American Geographers, Boston, April 2008

2007

Post-socialist migrants in the US: Enacting the transition to capitalism in space. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Association of the American Geographers, San Francisco, April 17-21, 2007.

 

2007

Presenter and organizer, panel session Post-socialism IX: The author meets critics: "Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More: The Last Soviet Generation" by Alexei Yurchak. Annual Meeting of the Association of the American Geographers, San Francisco, April 2007

2006

“Flexible households in a non-flexible economy.” Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Association of the American Geographers, Chicago, Il, March 7-11, 2006

2005

“Households, Multiple Economies, and Urban Change: A Case Study of Three Neighborhoods in New York City.” HUD Urban Scholars Symposium. National Academies, Washington, DC November 6-7, 2005

2005

Beyond the informal: multiple economies of everyday life. Paper presentation at Annual Meeting of the Association of the American Geographers, Denver, CO, April 2-9, 2005.

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