sziartoKristin M. Sziarto

Assistant Professor

Office: Bolton Hall, Room 468
Phone: 414-229-3941
Fax: 414-229-3981

Mailing Address:

Professor Kristin M. Sziarto
Department of Geography
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201


Ph.D., Geography, University of Minnesota, 2007
M.A., Geography, University of Georgia, 2001
B.A., Theater, Williams College, 1988

Courses Taught:

Geog 110: The World - Peoples and Regions - Syllabus (860kb)
Geog 309: Nationalities and Nations of the World - Syllabus (280kb)
Geog 400: Population Geography - Syllabus (213kb)
Geog 600: Perspectives on Geography
Geog 905: Seminar in Theories and Geographies of Social Movements (Spring 2012)

Office Hours:

T/R 3:30 - 4:30pm, or by appointment

Research and Teaching Interests:

Geographies of social movements: Labor-community coalitions; workers' centers; feminist coalition politics, hegemony theory, and democratic theory
Immigration policies and immigrant politics in the U.S.
The politics of health: migrants and health, urban public health, the health care industry and its role in urban economic development
Gender, sexuality and urban space
Qualitative methods

Representative Publications:

Mansson Mcginty, Anna M., Sziarto, Kristin M., and Seymour-Jorn, Caroline. “Research within and against Islamophobia: A collaboration project with Muslim communities.” Social and Cultural Geography 14.1 (2013): 1-22.