Ted Rutland is an associate professor in the Department of Geography, Planning, and Environment at Concordia University. His research focuses on urban politics, planning, and policing in Canada.
His book, Displacing Blackness, is an award-winning exploration of how anti-Black conceptions of people and spaces have guided modern urban planning from its inception.
Book // Displacing Blackness: Planning, Power, and Race in Twentieth-Century Halifax, 2018.
Journal article // “Nowhere land: the evicted space of Black tenants’ rights in Montreal,” Environment and Planning D, 2021.
Media article // “Two years after the defund the police movement, police budgets increase across Canada,” The Conversation, January 9, 2023.