Kristin M. Sziarto
Office: NWQ B, Room 6489
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
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)
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
Sziarto, Kristin, and Helga Leitner. 2010. Immigrants Riding for Justice: Space-time and emotions in the construction of a counterpublic. Political Geography, 29(7), 381-391.
Sziarto, Kristin. 2008. Placing Legitimacy: Organizing religious support in a health care workers' contract campaign. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie (Journal of Economic & Social Geography) 99 (4): 406-425.
Leitner, Helga, Eric Sheppard, and Kristin Sziarto. 2008. The spatialities of contentious politics. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers NS 33 (2): 157 - 287.