Jason Henderson, Assistant Professor, Geography


My research concerns the geography and politics of mobility - how people move around cities and how urban space is configured for movement.  

Current research 

  1. Politics of Automobility
  2. Parking debates in San Francisco
  3. LOS (level of service) reform and the broader politics of traffic engineering



Other research

  1. New Orleans Rebuild Debate
  2. San Francisco Freeway Revolt
  3. Politics of Automobility in Atlanta


  1. The Politics of Mobility & Business Elites in Atlanta, Georgia (2004) [PDF]

  2. Secessionist Automobility: Racism, anti-urbanism, and the politics of automobility in Atlanta, Georgia.  [PDF]

  3. New Orleans 

  4. Densification on high ground. [PDF]

  5. Densification on high ground (Commentary in Times-Picayune, Jan 2006)

    Thoughts on Rebuilding New Orleans (Op Ed in Planetizen, Sept 2005)

    Reflect, Reconfigure, Rebuild (Unpublished draft, Oct 2005)

Jason in Accra

Department of Geography and Human Environmental Studies

San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
HSS Room 279 San Francisco, CA 94132
Phone: (415) - 405-2483
Dept Tel: 415.338.2049
fax: 415.338.6243
Email: Jhenders@sfsu.edu