kenny_jJudith T. Kenny

Associate Professor Emerita

Curriculum Vitae: pdf (157kb)


Ph.D., Geography, Syracuse University, 1990
M.A., Geography, Syracuse University, 1977
B.A., Geography, Portland State University, 1974

Research and Teaching Interests:

Neighborhood Development 'Race' ethnicity and gender in the context of Urban Development Landscape meaning and interpretation Comparative urban geographies - the influence of western planning theories Housing Regional interests - North America and South Asia

Online Courses Taught

Geog 110: The World: Peoples and Regions – Syllabus - Kenny (58kb)
Geog 114: The Geography of Race in the U.S. – Syllabus - Kenny (184kb)
Geog 443: Cities of the World, Comparative Urban Geography – Syllabus - Kenny (58kb)

Representative Publications:

Examining the American Dream: Housing Standards and the Emergence of a National Housing Culture (with Thomas Hubka), Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture, 13(1), 2006, pp. 49-69.

Urban Geography Reader (with co-editor N. Fyfe), Routledge, London, 2005.

Constructing the Genuine American City: Neotraditionalism, New Urbanism and Neoliberalism in the remaking of downtown Milwaukee (with J. Zimmerman), Cultural Geographies, Jan. 2004, 74-98.

Creating a Capital: The Ninth Delhi Plan and Decolonization (with S. Chatterjee), Historical Geography, 27, 1999, pp. 73-98.

Polish Routes to Americanization: House Form and Landscape on Milwaukee's Polish South Side, Wisconsin Land and Life, edited by T. Vale and R. Ostergren, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996.

Climate, Race and Imperial Authority: The Symbolic Landscape of the British Hill Station in India, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 85(4), 1995, pp. 694-714.

Making Milwaukee Famous: Cultural Capital, Urban Image and the Politics of Place, Urban Geography, 16(5), 1995, pp. 440-458.

Portland's Comprehensive Plan as Text: The Fred Meyer Case and the Politics of Reading, in Writing Worlds: Texts, Metaphor and Discourse, edited by T. Barnes and J. Duncan, Routledge: London, 1992, pp. 176-192.