Matthew Marr, PhD

Matthew Marr is Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociocultural Studies and Asian Studies at Florida International University. His research focuses on homelessness in the US and Japan, showing how urban inequality is shaped by social conditions operating at multiple levels, from the global to the individual. He is author of Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities published by Cornell University Press.

Recent research articles
Marr, Matthew D. (forthcoming 2021) “Skid Row Forever: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Ontological Security in Service Hub Neighborhoods in the US and Japan,” in Dennis Culhane, Barrett Lee, and Marybeth Shinn (Eds.) The Dynamics of Homelessness, a special issue of the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Marr, Matthew D. (2020). “Gentrification, Machizukuri and Ontological (In)security: “Bottom Up” Redevelopment and the “Cries” of Residents in Kamagasaki, Osaka,” pp. 291- 313 in Jerome Krase and Judith N. DeSena (Eds.) Gentrification around the World: Gentrifiers and the Displaced. New York, NY: Palgrave.

Marr, Matthew D. (2019).“The Ohaka (Grave) Project: Post-secular Social Service Delivery and Necropolitics in San’ya, Tokyo,” Ethnography, OnlineFirst.

マー・マシュー (2018).「ジェントリフィケーションと住まいの状況と不安:西成特区構想と地域の変化に対する釜ヶ崎住民の叫び」空間社会地理思想 21:3-14.