Marcia England

Department Chair & Professor
108 Shideler Hall
(513) 529-5023


  • BA 1998, University of Washington, Seattle
  • MA 2002, University of Washington, Seattle
  • PhD 2006, University of Kentucky


As an urban, cultural and feminist geographer, my research interests are in two main areas: access to public spaces and media/pop culture geographies. I employ a feminist lens to examine social norms in real and reel spaces.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • GEO 101: Global Forces, Local Diversity
  • GEO 211:  Global Change
  • GEO 302: Geography and Gender
  • GEO 458/558: Cities of Difference
  • GEO 460/560: Media Perspectives on the City
  • GEO 491:  Senior Seminar
  • GEO 601: Seminar in Research Techniques

Selected Publications

  • England, Marcia (with Helen Hazen and Maria Fannin). (2018) “Reproductive Geographies:  Politics, Places, and Bodies”. London and New York: Routledge.
  • England, Marcia (2018) "Public Privates: Feminist Geographies of Mediated Spaces.” Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press.
  • England, Marcia (2016) "Being open in academia: A personal narrative of mental illness and disclosure" in The Canadian Geographer 1-6.
  • England, Marcia (2013) “Social Justice.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. New York:  Oxford University Press.
  • England, Marcia (2011) “Community” in A Companion to Social Geography (Malden, MA: Blackwell).
  • England, Marcia (2011) “SuicideGirls: Bodies, beauty and cyberspace” in Aether: The Journal of Media Geography.
  • England, Marcia with Stephanie Simon (2010) “Scary Cities: Urban Geographies of Fear, Difference, and Belonging” An editorial in Social & Cultural Geography, 11(3)
  • England, Marcia (2008) “When “Good Neighbors” go bad: Territorial geographies of neighborhood associations in Environment and Planning A.
  • England, Marcia (2008) “Stay Out of Drug Areas: Drugs, Othering and Regulation of Public Space in Seattle, Washington” in Space and Polity 12(2):197-213.
  • England, Marcia (2006) “Breached bodies and home invasions: Horrific representations of the feminized body and home” in Gender, Place and Culture 13(4):353-363.