Andrew Kirby

Professor, Arizona State University
Adjunct Professor, University of Macau


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Curriculum Vitae

  • PhD, Geography, University of Newcastle, 1976
  • BA (honours), Geography, University of Newcastle, 1973

Kirby, A. M. 2019. Transdisciplinarity and sustainability science: A response to Sakao and Brambila-Macias in the context of sustainable cities research. Journal of Cleaner Production 210(Feb):238-245. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.11.003. (link ) 2014
Kirby, A. M. 2014. Adapting cities, adapting curriculum. Geography 99(2):90-98. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 2014. Geographical leadership, sustainability and urban education. Geography 99(1):13-19. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 2013. Cities and powerful knowledge: An editorial essay on accepted wisdom and global urban theory [Part I]. Cities 32(July Supple. 1):53-59. DOI: 10.1016/j.cities.2013.06.002. (link )
Kamalski, J. and A. M. Kirby. 2012. Bibliometrics and urban knowledge transfer. Cities 29(December Supple. 2):S3-S8. DOI: 10.1016/j.cities.2012.06.012. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 2011. The bibliometrics of urban creativity and CCS. City, Culture and Society 2(3):169-171. DOI: 10.1016/j.ccs.2011.09.002. (link )
Kirby, A. M. and A. Modarres. 2010. The suburban question: An introduction. Cities 27(2):65-67. DOI: 10.1016/j.cities.2010.01.001. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 2008. The production of private space and its implications for urban social relations. Political Geography 27(1):74-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.polgeo.2007.06.010. (link )
Kirby, A. M., S. L. Harlan, L. Larsen, E. J. Hackett, B. Bolin, A. L. Nelson, T. R. Rex and S. Wolf. 2006. Examining the significance of housing enclaves in the metropolitan United States of America. Housing, Theory and Society 23(1):19-33. DOI: 10.1080/14036090500435995. (link )
Garcia-Ramon, M. D., A. M. Kirby, A. Luna, L. Riudor and P. Zusman. 2004. The Occidental Tourist: Said, Orientalism and the Mediterranean. The Arab World Geographer 7(1-2):65-78. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 2004. Metropolitics or retropolitics?. Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography 36(4):753-759. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8330.2004.00448.x. (link )
Larsen, L., S. L. Harlan, B. Bolin, E. J. Hackett, D. Hope, A. M. Kirby, A. L. Nelson, T. R. Rex and S. Wolf. 2004. Bonding and bridging: Understanding the relationship between social capital and civic action. Journal of Planning Education and Research 24(1):64-77. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 2003. The housing market and the contemporary American city: A global overview. Treballs de la Societat Catalana de Geografia 55:135-150. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 2001. What in the world? Notes on Peter Taylor’s Political Geography: World economy, state and locality. Political Geography 20(6):727-744. DOI: 10.1016/S0962-6298(01)00029-4. (link )
Kirby, A. M. and J. Hyndman. 1998. The Americanization of American geography. GeoJournal 45(1):51-56. DOI: 10.1023/A:1006981009126. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 1997. Is the state our enemy?. Political Geography 16(1):1-12. DOI: 10.1016/S0962-6298(96)00065-0. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 1997. Restating what’s obviously not obvious: Why we need to think longer and harder about the state apparatus. Political Geography 16(1):33-36. DOI: 10.1016/S0962-6298(96)00068-6. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 1995. Cities: A research agenda for the close of the century. Cities 12(1):5-11. DOI: 10.1016/0264-2751(95)91861-9. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 1995. VIEWPOINT: Straight talk on the PomoHomo question. Gender, Place & Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography 2(1):89-96. DOI: 10.1080/09663699550022125. (link )
Laituri, M. and A. M. Kirby. 1994. Finding fairness in America's cities? The search for environmental equity in everyday life. Journal of Social Issues 50(3):121-139. DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-4560.1994.tb02423.x. (link )
Katz, C. and A. M. Kirby. 1991. In the nature of things: The environment and everyday life. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 16(3):259-271. DOI: 10.2307/622947. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 1991. Editorial: On ethics and power in higher education. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 15(1):75-77. DOI: 10.1080/03098269108709132. (link )
Kirby, A. M. and M. D. Ward. 1991. Modernity and the process of state formation: An examination of 20th century Africa. International Interactions: Empirical and Theoretical Research in International Relations 17(1):113-126. DOI: 10.1080/03050629108434772. (link )
Clarke, S. E. and A. M. Kirby. 1990. In search of the corpse: The mysterious case of local politics. Urban Affairs Quarterly 25(3):389-412. DOI: 10.1177/004208169002500302. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 1990. A smoking gun: Relations between the state and local state in the case of firearms control. Policy Studies Journal 18(3):739-754. DOI: 10.1111/j.1541-0072.1990.tb00628.x. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 1990. Chevy Novas and Toyota Toyolettes: Defending the region from the generalized elsewhere. Journal of the Southwest 32:479-490. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 1989. A sense of place. Critical Studies in Mass Communications 6(3):322-326. DOI: 10.1080/15295038909366756. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 1989. Tiempo, espacio y accion collective: espacio politico/geografia politica. Documents D-Analisi Geografica 15:67-88. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 1988. Context, common sense and the reality of place: A critical reading of Meyrowitz. Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior 18(2):239-250. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-5914.1988.tb00125.x. (link )
Kirby, A. M. 1988. High-level nuclear waste transportation: Political implications of the weakest link in the nuclear fuel cycle. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 6(3):311-322. DOI: 10.1068/c060311. (link )
Marston, S. A. and A. M. Kirby. 1988. Urbanization, industrialization, and the social creating of a space economy: A reconstruction of the historical development of Lowell and Lawrence, Massachusetts. Urban Geography 9(4):358-375. DOI: 10.2747/0272-3638.9.4.358. (link )

Andrew Kirby is Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences. His research is primarily focused on urban issues. His professional services include Managing Editor “Journal of Urban Affairs” (2018-present), Editor in Chief “Cities” (1995-2010), and Editor “Society, Environment and Place, University of Arizona Press”(1990-present).