Recent Publications

More Publications

. Making Big Data Small: Strategies to Expand Urban and Geographical Research Using Social Media. Journal of Urban Technology Online first, 2017.


. Big Data and the City. Handbook of Urban Geography (in press), 2017.


. Christaller and “big data”: recalibrating central place theory via the geoweb. Urban Geography Online first, 2017.


. Pacifying Babel’s Tower: A scientometric analysis of polycentricity in urban research. Urban Studies 53(6), 1278–1298, 2016.


. Social media and the city: Rethinking urban socio-spatial inequality using user-generated geographic information. Landscape and Urban Planning 142: 198-211, 2015.



Critical Quantitative Geography

Critical Quantitative Geography

Platform-based Urban Analysis

A platform-based approach to support s

Big Data and Geography

Evaluating the potentials and pitfalls of big data for geographic research


I teach the following courses at the Singapore University of Technology and Design:

  • Making Maps I: Introduction to Spatial Analysis and Data Visualization
  • Theorizing Society, the Self, and Culture (Introduction to Social Science)

Previous courses I have taught include:

  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (University of Kentucky, University of Amsterdam)
  • Advanced Geographic Information Systems (University of Amsterdam)
  • Methods and Techniques of Spatial Planning (University of Amsterdam)