Jane M. Jacobs

Professor Jane M. Jacobs completed a BA and an MA in Human Geography at the University of Adelaide, Australia. She completed her PhD at University College London. Prior to joining Yale-NUS College she  taught at: University College London from 1989 to 1991; the University of Melbourne from 1992 to 2002; the University of Edinburgh from 2002 to 2010; and the National University Singapore in 2011. She was a founding member of Melbourne’s Institute of Postcolonial Studies and served a term as its Director. She  has supervised more than 15 PhD students and has been on the editorial team of various journals, including the Geographical ResearchEnvironment and Planning D: Society and SpaceScottish Geographical JournalCultural Studies ReviewSocial and Cultural GeographiesTransactions IBG (NS)Gender, Place and CultureAnnals of the Association of American Geographers and Antipode.

related publications

Buildings Must Die: A Perverse View of Architecture (with S. Cairns, 2014)

Uncanny Australia: Sacredness and identity in a postcolonial nation (with K. Gelder, 1998).

Cities of Difference (with R. Fincher, 1998).

Edge of Empire: Postcolonialism and the City (1996).