Peter Hossler

Peter Hossler

Assistant Professor of Urban Studies

Peter Hossler joins the Urban Studies Program as assistant professor. Hossler has a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Georgia. Most recently, he was a research associate in urban political economy in the School of Geographical & Earth Sciences at the University of Glasgow. His research interests include urban political economy, the politics of health care, and geographies of justice.



Hossler, Peter (2013) “The Privatization of the Milwaukee Clinical Campus: A Case (study) for Geographic Approaches to Medical Services.” Geoforum. 49: 81–90.

Hossler, P (2012) “Free Clinics: Identity, Entanglement and Geographies of Resistance.” Antipode: A Journal of Radical Geography. 44(1): 98-121.

Heynen, N., P. Hossler and A. Herod (2011) “Surviving Uneven Development: Social Reproduction and the Persistence of Capitalism.” New Political Economy. 16(2): 239-245.

Unruh, J., N.C. Heynen and P. Hossler (2003) “The Political Ecology of Recovery from Land Mine Use in Armed Conflict: The Case of Mozambique.” Political Geography. 22(8): 841-861.


Hossler, P (2010) “Radical Geography” in The Encyclopedia of Geography. B. Wharf (Ed.)

London: Sage Publications.


Hossler, P (2013) Faith Based: Religious Neoliberalism and the Politics of Welfare in the United States, by Jason Hackworth. Antipode.

Hossler, P (2008) An Atlas of Radical Cartography, edited by Alexis Bhagat and Lize Mogel. Human Geography. 1(2): 127-128.


B.A. Geography, Indiana University (2000)
M.A. Geography, Indiana University (2004)
Ph.D. Geography, University of Georgia (2011)

Dissertation Title: Urban Health Care Safety Nets: Catching People and Profits in Milwaukee’s Health Care Delivery System