Peer-reviewed journal articles

2014. Moving policy: global and local characters circulating bus rapid transit through South African Cities. Urban Geography 35(8): 1238-1254.

2014. Learning through policy tourism: circulating bus rapid transit from South America to South Africa. Environment and Planning A 46(11): 2654-2669.


Book contributions

2014. Transforming the Postapartheid City through Bus Rapid Transit, chapter 6 in Haferburg, C. & Huchzermeyer, M. (eds), Urban Governance in Postapartheid Cities: Modes of Engagement in South Africa’s Metropoles. Berlin, Schweizer Bart.

2012. Erudition and Urbanism: Colloquial Learning in the City, Geographica Helvetica. 67, pp. 177-178.

2012. 'Territories and Urbanisation in South Africa: Atlas and Geo-Historical Information System' by Giraut, F. and Vacchiani-Marcuzzo, C., African Affairs 111(444), pp. 674-675.


2011. 'Southern Africa: Old Treacheries and New Deceits' by Chan, S., African Affairs 110(441) pp. 375-376. (yalepress.yale.edu) (yalebooks.co.uk)

2011. 'Ending Apartheid' by Welsh, D. and Spence, J.E., African Affairs 110(440) pp. 507-509.

2011. 'Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction' by Boehmer, E., African Affairs 110(439) pp. 323-324.


Conference papers (selected)

2014. Uncertainty and Urban Life. Session Organized with A. Zeiderman, S. Ahmad and J. Silver, Royal Geographical Society (RGS)-Institute of British Geographers (IBG) Annual Conference, London, UK, August.

2014. Cooperation or Competition? Unpacking South African Municipal Interactions in the Localization of Bus Rapid Transit. Southern Africa City Studies Conference, University of Witwatersrand, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, March.

2013. Bus Rapid Transit Fever: The Solution to Transport in South Africa? Seminar in MSc Transport and City Planning, Bartlett School of Planning, UCL, UK, December.

2013. Who Moves Policy? Characters and Collaborations Mobilizing BRT through South African Cities. Global Conference on Mobilities, Centre for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe), Lancaster, UK, September.

2013. Methods and Motivations for Exploring Policy Circulation in South Africa. In Making Up Cities: Urban Policy Mobilities, Assemblages and Urban Politics in a Global Age, RC21 Conference: Resourceful Cities, Berlin, German, August.

2013. Urban Uncertainty: Comparative Perspective on Governing Crisis in Accra, Bogota, Karachi and Johannesburg. In Collaboration with S. Ahmad, J. Silver and A. Zeiderman, Interrogating Urban Crisis, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, September.

2013. Models, Mobilities and Mutation: Reconceptualizing the Form of Traveling Urban Policy and Planning Ideas. Session Organized with Elizabeth Rapoport, Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers Annual Conference, London, UK, August.

2013. Peripatetic Planning: Tracing the Mobility of Bus Rapid Transit through South African Cities. In The Multiple Geographies of Policy Mobility, American Association of Geographers, Los Angeles, April. (aag.org) (northumbria.ac.uk)

2013. The Context of Mobility: How the International Concept of Bus Rapid Transit was Implemented in South Africa. In The Politics of Policy Circulation, Urban Affairs Associations, San Francisco, April. (urbanaffairsassociation.org)

2013. Methods and Motivations for Exploring Policy Circulation in South Africa. In Post-colonial Approaches to the City, Stadtkolloqium, UCL, London, UK, March. (stadtkolloquium.co.uk)

2013. Circulating Transit Innovations through South African Cities. In Africa Seminar Series, London School of Economics, London, U.K. February. (lse.ac.uk)

2012. Peripatetic Planning: Tracing the Mobility of Bus Rapid Transit through South African Cities. In Human Geography Lunchtime Seminars, University College London, London, U.K., December. (geog.ucl.ac.uk)

2012. Exploring the Agency of Context: Implementing Bus Rapid Transit in South Africa. In Mobile Urbanisms, Urban Geography Research Group 2012 Conference, King's College London, November. (urban-geography.org.uk)

2012. A Perspective on South Africa’s Application of Bus Rapid Transit. In BRT Workshop, Southern African Transport Conference, Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Tshwane, South Africa, July. (geog.ucl.ac.uk) (fm.co.za)

2012. Localizing the Bus Rapid Transit Model: Exploring Municipal Diplomacy and Policy Circulation as a Legacy of the 2010 South Africa World Cup. In Session 5: Making mega-events happen: policy and finance, Sport and the City, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, March. (sportandthecity2012.blogspot.co.uk)

2012.
South Africa’s Experience with Bus Rapid Transit: Exploring Principles of Policy Transfer. In Transnational Urbanism, Stadtkolloqium, University College London, London, U.K., March. (stadtkolloquium.co.uk)


2012.
Peripatetic Planning: An Exploration of South African Policy Circulation. In Postgraduate Lunchbox Seminar Series hosted by the NRF: SARChI Programme in Development Planning and Modeling and the School of Architecture and Planning, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, March. (wits.ac.za)


2011.
Peripatetic Planning: An Exploration of South African Municipal Collaborations. In Urban Doctoral Research Group, Stadtkolloqium, University of London, London, U.K., October 2011.
(stadtkolloquium.co.uk)

2011.
Cities Networking: The South African Story. In Geographical Futures,
Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers Mid-Term Conference, University of Durham, Durham, U.K., April 2011. (dur.ac.uk)

2011.
The Politics of Learning Networks. In Urban Connections, Stadtkolloqium, University College London, London, U.K., March. (stadtkolloquium.co.uk)


Professional publications

2013. "What does Africa do with international best practice?" Africa at LSE. Available at: blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse.

2009. "Access, Not Availability, Drives Urban Hunger," in Inclusive Cities Annual (SA Cities Network), pp. 14-21.  (sacities.net)

2009. "Growing a Green Economy," in Sustainable Cities Annual (SA Cities Network), pp. 32-38. (sacities.net)

2009. “South African Cities Unprepared for Disaster,” in Well-Governed Cities Annual (SA Cities Network), pp. 16-23. (sacities.net)

2009. “Assessing the Impact of the 2010 FIFA World Cup on Development of South African Cities," in Well-Governed Cities Annual (SA Cities Network), pp. 40-48. (sacities.net)


Theses

2014. "Peripatetic Planning: Tracing the Mobility of Bus Rapid Transit through South African Cities." PhD diss., University College London, UK. (geog.ucl.ac.uk)

2008. “Wasted Opportunities: Inequality and Fragmentation in the 2010 South Africa World Cup.” MCP diss., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. (mit.edu) (PDF)

2006. “Endangered Museums: The Viability of Living History Museums in the Modern Era.” BA diss.,Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts. (worldcat.org) (PDF)


Collaborations

2007. DUSP Planning Studio Final Report: Shenzhen Futures. In collaboration with DUSP Planning Studio Spring 2007. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2005. Transportation Planning in Rural America: Emerging Models for Local Consultation, Regional Coordination, and Rural Planning Organizations. In collaboration with Jonathan Kappler, Zanetta Doyle, Laurie Thompson, Mathew Chase. National Association of Development Organizations Research Council. Washington, DC. (nado.org)

2004. St. Paul's Avenue-Stapleton Heights Historic District: Designation Report. In collaboration with Gale Harris, Donald G. Presa, Jennifer Farley, Steven Ujifusa, Carl Forster, Kenneth J. Reid, and Mary Beth Betts. New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, New York City. (worldcat.org)