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WikiProject Urban studies
and planning

I study rapid urbanization, agrarian-urban conflicts, and the history of settlement planning inside and outside the state. I have special interest in city-states, resource governance, urbanization in South and Southeast Asia. In a past incarnation of my interests I wrote some things about New Haven and Yale history.

Aside from the whims of content writing and research, I get most excited about:

  • Counterweighting imbalances of gender, geography, state centricity and mundanity;
  • Enhancing the visual and structural credibility of credibly-researched articles;
  • Illustrating the obscure and taking inventory in the thickening forests of public domain images.

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I'm here to help mind the pastures, wade the marshes, and roughen the millstones when I am able.