Journal Articles with Peer Review

Thompson, S. (2022). Caring Housing Futures: A Radical Care Framework for Understanding Rent Control Politics in Seattle, USA. Antipode. DOI:

Thompson, S. (2022). “Homes, not shelters”: Critical geographies of home in non-profit women’s housing. Urban Geography. DOI: 10.1080/02723638.2021.2014668.

Colburn, G., Fyall, R., McHugh, C., Moraras, P., Ewing, V., Thompson, S., Dean, T., and Argodale, S. (2022). Hotels as Noncongregate Emergency Shelters: An Analysis of Investments in Hotels as Emergency Shelter in King County, Washington During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Housing Policy Debate. DOI:

Thompson. S. (2021). “Not your ‘poor dear’”: Community, care, and support in women’s non-profit housing. Gender Place & Culture. DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2021.1937063.

Acolin, A., Ramiller, A., Walter, R.J., Thompson, S., Wang, R. (2021). Transitioning to Homeownership: Asset Building for Low- and Moderate-Income Households. Housing Policy Debate 31(6), 1032-1049. DOI:10.1080/10511482.2021.1949372

Editorials, Commentaries, and Reviews

Thompson, S. (2022). Understanding politics of effort in a right to housing: book review forum of The Right to Dignity: Housing Struggles, City Making, and Citizenship in Urban Chile by Miguel Pérez. International Journal of Housing Policy. DOI: 10.1080/19491247.2022.2084225.

Thompson, S. (2022). Understanding Black spatial politics in Atlanta’s public housing: review of the book Diverging Space for Deviants: The Politics of Atlanta’s Public Housing by Akira Drake Rodriguez. City. DOI: 10.1080/13604813.2022.2046906.

Vilenica, A., McElroy, E., Lancione, M. and Thompson, S. (2022). Editorial: Carcerality, housing precarity, and abolition. Radical Housing Journal, 4(1), 1-8.

Reyes, A., Vilenica, A., McElroy, E., Chen, H-Y., Lancione, M., Thompson, S., Muñoz, S. (2021). Editorial: Tenant organizing, scholar activism, and global south perspectives as alternative infrastructures of knowledge production. Radical Housing Journal 3(1), 1-10.

Thompson, S. (2018). Review of the book Indigenous Homelessness: Perspectives from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand edited by Evelyn J. Peters and Julia Christensen. Canadian Geographer, 62(3), e10-e11.

Public Scholarship

Steffen, R., Krish, B., Handscombe, D., Jamil, H., Lancione, M. and Thompson, S. (2022). ‘The rents keep on rising and so will we’: Reflections on the 2021 Rent Strike at Sussex University. Radical Housing Journal, 4(1), 117-133.

Lawanson, T., Ibezim-Ohaeri, V., Akinpelu, D. with Vilenica, A., Lancione, M., Thompson, S. (2021). State interventions, inequalities, and people as infrastructure at times of COVID-19 in Lagos, Nigeria. Radical Housing Journal 3(1), 75-84.

Environment & Planning C: Politics and Space. Minor Revisions podcast. (2021). Environment & Planning C: Politics & Space. (Role: graphic designer). Access:

Thompson, S. and the Place + Space Collective. (2020). Acadammit: a Place + Space Collective podcast. Society & Space Magazine. Access:

Thompson, S. and the Place + Space Collective. (2018). Care-full friendships? Resisting the neoliberal university through solidarity collectives. Winner of the Jennifer Fluri and Amy Trauger Student Essay Competition. Access:

Thompson, S., and Romisher, J. (2015). Vancouver Historical Tours: This City is Ours—A history of contentious space in Vancouver walking tour, Simon Fraser University and the Museum of Vancouver. Access:

Co-organizer and curriculum development, Am I Canadian? Defining Our Values, Semester of Dialogue, Simon Fraser University. Day-long public event consisting of workshops and dialogues to explore the complex meanings of what it means to be Canadian. Topics included immigration and labour struggles, faith and politics, and settler colonialism.

Research Reports and Working Papers

Colburn, G., Fyall, R., Thompson, S., Dean, T., McHugh, C., Moraras, P, Ewing, V., and Argodale, S. (2020). Impact of Hotels as Non-Congregate Emergency Shelters: an analysis of investments in hotels as emergency shelter in King County, WA during the COVID-19 pandemic. Access: