Denver Nixon 1

Denver V. Nixon, PhD (Western)
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Department of Geography

Dr. Denver Nixon is a post-doctoral fellow working with Dr. Lenore Newman in the Department of Geography. He holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Western Ontario, where he researched transportation geographies and the embodied dimensions of transportation practices, technologies, and landscapes. Denver also holds an MES from York University, an MLIS from the University of Western Ontario, and a BSc from the University of Victoria. He has been a visiting scholar at both the University of British Columbia and Sichuan University (Chengdu, Sichuan Province, PRC). 


Recent Publications

Nixon, D. V. (2012). A sense of momentum: Mobility practices and dis/embodied landscapes of energy useEnvironment and Planning A, 44(7): 1661-1678.

Newman, L., Dale, A. & Nixon, D. V. (2012). The frog dilemma: Urban stream restoration and the nature/culture dialecticEnvironments, 38(1): 19-32. 

Nixon, D.V. (2006). Environmental resonance of Daoist moving meditationsWorldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology, 10(3): 380-403.








Denver presented a research paper, Contours of Displacement: Path Dependence and Cyclist Dislocation from the Flattest Path, at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, held in Los Angeles, CA: April 9-13.

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