We are honoured to announce that the Sir Peter Hall Award for Contribution to the Field goes to
Jamie Peck, University of British Columbia & Western Sydney University
“I am truly honoured to receive this award, in the name of Sir Peter Hall, from the Regional Studies Association. The RSA has been an important part of my career, right from the start. To be recognized by my peers in this way is especially gratifying.”
On behalf of the Board of the Regional Studies Association, John Agnew (UCLA, USA) and President of the RSA, awarded the 2021 Award to Jamie Peck (University of British Columbia, Canada & Western Sydney University, Australia):
Jamie Peck is Canada Research Chair in Urban & Regional Political Economy and Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia, Canada, where he is a Distinguished University Scholar, and a Global Professorial Fellow at Western Sydney University, Australia. With long-term research interests in urban restructuring, geographical political economy, labor studies, the politics of policy formation and mobility, and economic geography, his current research is focused on the political economy of regional transformation in South China.
Jamie Peck’s recent books include Urban studies inside/out: theory, method, practice (with Helga Leitner and Eric Sheppard), Market/place: exploring spaces of exchange (with Christian Berndt and Norma Rantisi), and the forthcoming Variegated economies.
More about Jamie Peck here: www.geog.ubc.ca/~peck
Previous winners of the Sir Peter Hall Award include luminaries such as: Susan Fainstein, Harvard Graduate School of Design, USA; Meric Gertler, University of Toronto, Canada, Saskia Sassen, Columbia University, USA; Susan Christopherson, Cornell University, USA; Brian Robson, University of Manchester, UK; Ray Hudson, Durham University, UK; Allen Scott, UCLA, USA; Michael Storper, London School of Economics, UK; John Goddard, University of Newcastle, UK; John Bachtler, University of Strathclyde, UK; Ann Markusen, University of Minnesota, USA.