Richard Kirk

Richard Kirk

Office: Bunche Hall A113



2022    M.S. Geography, Minor in Applied Anthropology, The University of North Texas

2020    B.S. Geography, Minor in Anthropology, summa cum laude, The University of North Texas


Urban geography;
Global North cities;
Capitalist urban development;
Neoliberal urban governance;
Urban marginality;

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed articles:

Kirk, R. (2023). Neoliberal multiculturalism in Dallas: The discursive foundations of diversity-led gentrification in an aspiring U.S. global city. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space. DOI: 10.1177/0308518X231152258.

Kirk, R. (2023). Lifestyle centers, the next boom and bust after shopping malls? Governance, public-private partnerships, and Guy Debord’s spectacle in Dallas-Fort Worth. Cities, 133, 104155. DOI: 10.1016/j.cities.2022.104155.


Book reviews: 

Kirk, R. (2020). The anti-capitalist chronicles by David Harvey. Human Geography, December 2020. DOI: 10.1177/1942778620979313.

Grants & Awards

Voertman-Ardoin Graduate Fellowship 2020–2022 — The University of North Texas

2020 F. Andrew Schoolmaster Award to Outstanding Undergraduate Student — The University of North Texas



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