Noga Keidar

PhD Candidate - Sociology


Areas of Interest

 Urban sociology, the Sociology of Knowledge, Political


Noga Keidar is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto. Her main areas of interest are urban sociology, the sociology of knowledge and political sociology. In her current research she theorizes the forms in which ideas shape cities, and particularly the interaction between cities and their so-called 'gurus'- the super-star scientists who preach urban regeneration models that have become extremely popular. She takes part in the "Urban Genome Project" at the School of Cities in the University of Toronto and is the Deputy Director of the Urban Clinic at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Research Areas

Diffusion of Urban Models, Policy Translation, Creative
Cities, Residential Segregation

Cities of Focus

Toronto and Jerusalem