- PhD, Geography, King's College London / National University of Singapore (Jointly)
- MA, Urban Regeneration and Development, University of Manchester
- BS, City and Regional Planning, Cornell University
Dr. Jason Luger is an urban geographer with research interests focusing on global urban social movements and activism, authoritarian urbanism, urban policy, and economic development. He is also a planning consultant with global experience in the public and private sectors in economic development and neighborhood revitalization. Jason is also teaching in the Global Urban Humanities Initiative at UC Berkeley, and has previously offered courses in urban studies and planning at the University of San Francisco and San Francisco State University. Before relocating to the Bay Area, Jason offered courses on global cities in the UK / US Fulbright Summer Institute at King's College London.
Jason is the co-editor of the volume Art and the City: Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape (2017), and his research has been featured in academic journals such as CITY, Antipode, Geoforum, the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, and Media and Culture. His doctoral thesis involved field research in Singapore from 2012-2015.
- Courses Taught
- CP 110 Introduction to City Planning
- Selected Publications
Art and the City: Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape (Routledge, 2017)