Meg Holden (Ph.D. degree in public and urban policy, New School for Social Research, New York, NY, USA) is Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Geography at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. Holden’s research and teaching are situated within the domains of social science, policy studies, and philosophy, focusing on critical questions of development faced by cities, urban publics and professionals, and theorists and agents of change generally. Holden is interested in theoretical investigations and applications of pragmatic philosophy and social learning approaches to urban studies. Current research addresses policy and planning approaches to the challenges of climate change and sustainability, particularly in cities in Canada, Australia, and the United States. Holden also works within the realm of applied policy research and practice in the service of sustainable cities, particularly in the realm of sustainability assessment, measurement, and monitoring.
Biography Updated on 19 July 2012