Geography & Environmental Studies

MSC 01 1110
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Bandelier West & East

Phone: (505)277-5041
Fax: (505)277-3614

John Carr

John Carr, Associate Professor of Geography

Bandelier Hall West - Room 201


  • Urban Geography
  • Legal Geography
  • Urban Planning
  • Globalization
  • Public Space
  • Environmental Law

Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background

Ph.D. 2007, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Geography Department

Dissertation:  The Political Grind – The Role of Youthful Identities in the Municipal Politics of Public Space

Advisor: Steve Herbert

J.D. 1993, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas

B.A., 1990  Trinity University

Courses Taught

-          Urban Geography

-          Legal Geography

-          People and Places: Globalization

-          Graduate Seminar: Introduction to Geographic History and Methods

Selected Publications

Carr, J., Milstein, T. (2017) Keep Burning Coal or the Manatee Gets It: Rendering The Carbon Economy Invisible through Endangered Species Protection, Antipode

Carr, J., Dionisio, R. (2017) Flexible Spaces as a “Third Way” Forward for Planning, Cities: the International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 70, 73-82

Carr, J. (2017) Skateboarding in Dude Space: The roles of space and sport in constructing gender among adult skateboarders, Sociology of Sport Journal 34, 25-34

Carr, J.  (2014) Invited Chapter: “Making Urban Politics Go Away:  The role of legally mandated planning processes in occluding city-level power.” In M. Davidson and D. Martin (Eds.) Urban Politics: Critical Approaches. Sage (London)