Congratulations to Dr. Mischa Young, who has received the 2021 TGSG PhD Dissertation Award by the Transportation Geography Specialty Group (TGSG) of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) for “What Happens when the Uber Tailpipe Smoke Clears: An Examination of the Impacts of Ride-hailing in Canada.”
Young’s PhD research at U of T was supervised by UTTRI associated faculty Professor Steven Farber.
Now a postdoctoral research fellow at University of California, Davis, Young thanks University of Toronto faculty for their support and says that he continues to build on his PhD research:
Congratulations also to Dr. Ignacio Andrés Tiznado-Aitken, who was given an Honorable Mention in the 2021 TGSG PhD Dissertation Award category. His PhD thesis, “Accessibility and Affordability Impacts on Transport-Related Inequalities and Poverty: The Case of Santiago, Chile,” was supervised by Juan Carlos Munoz and Ricardo Hurtubia, Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile.
Dr. Tiznado-Aitken is a postdoctoral research fellow at Suburban Mobilities, led by by Professor Steven Farber at UTSC.
Links for more information
- Announcement of PhD Dissertation Awards by Transportation Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers
- Learn more about Mischa Young’s 2020 PhD thesis “What Happens when the Uber Tailpipe Smoke Clears: An Examination of the Impacts of Ride-hailing in Canada” and access his full thesis.
- Learn more about Dr. Mischa Young at his website.
- Learn more about Ignacio Andrés Tiznado-Aitken’s 2020 PhD thesis “Accessibility and affordability impacts on transport-related inequalities and poverty: The case of Santiago, Chile” and access his full thesis.
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