Marcia England

Department Chair & Professor

Miami University
108 Shideler Hall
Oxford, OH 45056
(513) 529-5023


  • BA, Geography. University of Washington, Seattle (1998)
  • MA, Geography. University of Washington, Seattle (2002)
  • PhD, Geography. University of Kentucky (2006)


As an urban, cultural and feminist geographer, my research interests are in two main areas: access to public spaces and media/pop culture geographies. I employ a feminist lens to examine social norms in real and reel spaces.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • GEO 101: Global Forces, Local Diversity
  • GEO 211:  Global Change
  • GEO 302: Geography and Gender
  • GEO 491:  Senior Seminar
  • GEO 601: Seminar in Research Techniques

Selected Publications

  • England, Marcia. 2018. Right Donor, Right Place: Spatialities in artificial insemination. 
  • England, Marcia (with Helen Hazen and Maria Fannin). 2018. Reproductive Geographies:  Politics, Places, and Bodies. London and New York: Routledge.
  • England, Marcia. 2018. Public Privates: Feminist Geographies of Mediated Spaces. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press.
  • England, Marcia. 2016. Being open in academia: A personal narrative of mental illness and disclosure. The Canadian Geographer 1-6.
  • England, Marcia. 2013. Social Justice. Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. New York:  Oxford University Press.
  • England, Marcia. 2011. Community. A Companion to Social Geography (Malden, MA: Blackwell).
  • England, Marcia. 2011. SuicideGirls: Bodies, beauty and cyberspace. Aether: The Journal of Media Geography.
  • England, Marcia with Stephanie Simon. 2010. Scary Cities: Urban Geographies of Fear, Difference, and Belonging. An editorial in Social & Cultural Geography, 11(3)
  • England, Marcia. 2008. "When “Good Neighbors” go bad: Territorial geographies of neighborhood associations. Environment and Planning A.
  • England, Marcia. 2008. Stay Out of Drug Areas: Drugs, Othering and Regulation of Public Space in Seattle, Washington. Space and Polity 12(2):197-213.
  • England, Marcia. 2006. Breached bodies and home invasions: Horrific representations of the feminized body and home. Gender, Place and Culture 13(4):353-363.