Tobias Smith

Tobias Smith

Position Title
CST PhD Candidate


Research Interests: Infrastructure, homelessness, housing precarities, epistemologies, decolonial pedagogies, antiracist, feminist geography, everyday life, cartography, matter and materiality, placemaking, mobilities, resistance praxis, bicycle anthropology, visual culture, material culture, self-tracking, media and archive, postcapitalism, abolitionist studies, ruin and abandonment, movement corridors, surveillance studies, digital humanities, feminist STS, landscape, urban planning, urban policy, urban development, gentrification, dispossession, wealth inequality, flooding, toxicity, climate change, river life, river histories, oral histories.

Fellowship, Grants, and Awards:

  • UC Davis Provost's Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (2014-2015)