2017 | Moving on, finding shelter: The spatiotemporal camp with S. Koester (article). In Pasquetti, S. & G. Picker (Eds.). International Sociology special issue: Informality and Spatial Confinement.

2017 | Heroin and methamphetamine injection: An emerging drug use pattern with Al-Tayyib, A.A. (lead), S. Koester, and J. Caruso (article). Substance Use and Misuse.

2017 | Rights to Public Space: Law, Culture, and Gentrification in the American West (book) London: Palgrave Macmillan.

2016 | After the ban: Moral economies of property (article). Antipode. 

2016 | Right-of-way gentrification: Conflict, commodification & cosmopolitanism (article). Urban Studies.

2016 | Invisible homelessness: Anonymity, exposure, and the right to the city (article), with S. Koester. Urban Geography.

2016 | Dwelling without a home: Denver’s splintered public spaces, with S. Koester (chapter) Order and Conflict in Public Space. De Backer, M., L. Melgaco, G. Varan & F. Menichelli (Eds.). New York: Routledge.

2016 | Subversive Property: Law and the Production of Spaces of Belonging by Sarah Keenan (review) Antipode

2014 | Curbing Cruising: Lowriding and the domestication of Denver’s Northside (chapter) Incomplete Streets: Processes, Practices and Possibilities. Stephen Zavestoski and Julian Agyeman (Eds.). New York: Routledge. Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series, Routledge

2013 | Emergent public space: Sustaining Chicano culture in North Denver (article) Cities

2013 | Viva la Raza: A park, a riot, and neighborhood change in North Denver (article) Urban Studies

2012 | Spatial planning and urban development by Carlo Palermo and Davide Ponzi with Jennifer Steffel Johnson (review) Journal of Planning Education and Research

2012 | Neighborhood change in North Denver: Municipal regulation, cultural norms, and public space (dissertation) University of Colorado Denver

2009 | Learning from Public Comments: Insights from the Western Oregon Plan Revision (policy document) Prepared under a grant from the United States Bureau of Land Management, with Brian Muller, Stacey Schulte, George Awor, and Bambi Yost

2006 | Institute of Sociology website, University of Vienna (translation)


2017 | Gone to the dogs: Place, territory and gentrification. Geoforum.

2017 | Never be stationary: Survival drug use in the neoliberal city, with Koester, S. (lead) Social Science & Medicine.


Territory, place and belonging: Community gardens and neighborhood legitimacy in North Denver.

Departing from the truth: How the Denver Sheriff Department justified their murder of Marvin Booker.

Strategies of sleep: Mapping locations of rest for homeless individuals in the neoliberal city.

Policing the margins: A street level view of the rights-rift.

The rights-rift and the dynamics of neighborhood change.