A drawing in “Architecture’s Affective Imaginaries,” JAE 78:1 “Infidelities.”


Situated Practices in Architecture and Politics (with Patrick Lynn Rivers). Forthcoming, Dalhousie Architectural Press. (Awarded a Graham Foundation Grant.)


Sites of Learning: Children and the Architectures of Public Education.

Democratic Architectures of Early Childhood Development in South Africa (with Patrick Lynn Rivers).

Housing Independent Refugee Youth in Toronto (with Patrick Lynn Rivers and David Roberts).


Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

“Architecture’s Affective Imaginaries” (with Patrick Lynn Rivers). Journal of Architectural Education, 78:1 Infidelities (forthcoming).

“Transposing Afropolitan Mobilities” (with Patrick Lynn Rivers). Borderlands Journal, 21,1(2022): 90-116. (Special Issue: Intersecting Mobilities, edited by Miriam Ticktin and Rafi Youatt).

“Spatializing the Curriculum” (with Emily Ashton and Patrick Lynn Rivers). Journal of Curriculum Studies (2019): 177-194.

“Economies of Humanitarian Architectural Practice” (with Patrick Lynn Rivers). Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 20, 4 (2018): 510-528.

“Refugee Housing without Exception” (with Patrick Lynn Rivers). Space and Culture 19, 4 (2016): 390-405.

“Children, Medicine and the Built Environment of Early Twentieth-Century Toronto”. Children, Youth and Environments 25, 3 (2015): 90-108.

“Negotiating Difference in Post-apartheid Housing Design” (with Patrick Lynn Rivers). African Identities: Journal of Economics, Culture and Society 11, 3 (2013): 290-303.

“Young Gardeners: On Gardens as Spaces of Experiential Pedagogy.” Public 41 (2010): 98-107.

“Classified Landscapes of Education: The Ontario Educational Exhibit of 1876,” Visual Studies 22 (2007): 74-84.

In progress

“The Postcolonial Urban Campus in Canada” (with Patrick Lynn Rivers).

In progress (without peer review)

“Building Design Citizenship on Chicago’s South Side” (with Patrick Lynn Rivers).

Book Chapters


“Diffractive Drawing” (with Patrick Lynn Rivers). Invited by Karen Barad, Viv Bozalek, and Karin Murris, editors, In Conversation with Karen Barad: Doings of Agential Realism, eds., Vivienne Bozalek and Karin Murris (Postqualitative, New Materialist and Critical Posthumanist Research, Karin Murris, series editor). New York: Routledge, 2022, 144-157.

“Philosopher Children Moving through Spacetime” (with Patrick Lynn Rivers). In Joanna Haynes and Karin Murris, eds., Literacies, Literature and Learning: Reading Classrooms Differently (Contesting Childhood Series). New York: Routledge, 2018, 187-203.

“Le campus urbain comme espace postcolonial” (with Patrick Lynn Rivers). In Magali Uhl and Sofia Eliza Bouratsis, eds., Penser creer l’urbain. Montreal: UQAM, 2017, 143-147

“Theorizing Canadian Blackness: Moments, Place and Cultural Production of the Black Diaspora.” In Charmaine Nelson ed., Ebony Roots & Northern Soil. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010, 121-140.

“Children and School Interiors: The User-Material Culture-Environment Nexus.” In Loren R. Lerner ed., Depicting Canada’s Children, Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2009, 305-325.

“Reconstructing Blackness: Fanny Jackson Coppin and the Institute for Colored Youth.” In Hanna Wallinger, ed., Transitions: Race, Culture, and the Dynamics of Change, Vienna: Lit Verlag, 2006, 159-174.

Trade journals, Opinions, Reviews

Review:School Design Together, edited by Pamela Woolner. Children, Youth and Environments 26, 1 (2016): 202-204.

“Design for Justice: Policing, Architecture and Urban Design in Chicago Post-Laquan” (with Patrick Lynn Rivers), New City, 17 December (2015): 15.

“A Play-Based Studio: Building Huts,” AD Magazine September (2015): 28-29.

“Greening Schoolyards,” School Planning & Management August (2015): 28-31.

a.field’s forthcoming book.