Anne Bonds

  • Professor, Geography
  • Affiliated Professor, Urban Studies


  • PhD, Geography, University of Washington, 2008
  • MA, Women's Studies, University of Arizona, 2003
  • BS, Economics, University of Wyoming, 2001

Office Hours

By appointment

Courses Taught

  • Geog 105 - Introduction to Human Geography
  • Geog 114 – The Geography of Race in the U.S.
  • Geog 315 – Introductory Economic Geography
  • Geog 441 – Geography of Cities and Metropolitan Areas
  • Geog 600 – Perspectives on Geography
  • Geog 727 – Qualitative Methods
  • Geog 905 – Seminar in Critical Geographies of Race Geog/Urb St 945 – The Internal Structure of the City

Research Interests

Anne Bonds a feminist geographer whose research interests include race, racialization, and racial segregation, urban political economy and community development, critical property and housing studies, and carceral and abolition geographies. She is a founding member of the Mapping Racism and Resistance in Milwaukee County project, which examines the geography of racially restrictive covenants and challenges to them between the years 1910 and 1960. Her current and previous research, including work with collaborators and graduate students, has focused on the geographies of white supremacy, the criminalization of the poor, the racial political economy of rural prison sitings, women’s re-entry experiences following incarceration, young people’s experiences with policing, and non-profit housing development.

Selected Publications

Loyd, J. , & Bonds, A. () Where Do Black Lives Matter?: Race, Stigma, and Place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Tyler, I. , & Slater, T. (Eds). The Sociological Review .
Werner, M. , Strauss, K. , Orzek, R. , Derickson, K. , & (2017) Feminist political economy in geography: Why now, what’s different, what for. Bonds, A. (Ed). Geoforum , 79, 1-4.
Inwood, J. , & Bonds, A. (2017) Property, race, and whiteness: The Oregon Standoff and the contradictions of the settler state. Space and Polity , 21(3), 253-268.
Bonds, A. , & Inwood, J. (2016) Beyond White Privilege: Geographies of White Supremacy and Settler Colonialism. Progress in Human Geography , 40(6), 715–733.
Bonds, A. , Kenny, J. T., & Wolf, R. (2015) Neighborhood Revitalization without the Local: Race, Non-profit Governance, and Community Development. Urban Geography , 36(7), 1064-1082.
Bonds, A. (2015) From Private to Public: Examining the political economy of Wisconsin’s private prison experiment. Morin, K. , & Moran, D. (Eds). The Historical Geography of Prisons: Unlocking the Usable Carceral Past , 205-218. New York and London: Routledge .
Bonds, A. (2013) Racing Economic Geography: The Place of Race in Economic Geography. Geography Compass , 7(6), 398 -411.
Inwood, J. , & Bonds, A. (2013) On Racial Difference and Revolution. Antipode: A Radical Journal of Human Geography , 45(3), 1-4.
Bonds, A. (2013) Economic Development and Relational Racialization: ‘Yes in My Backyard’ Politics and the Reinvention of Madras, Oregon. Annals of the Association of the American Geographers , 103(6), 1389-1405.
Lawson, V. , Jarosz, L. , & Bonds, A. (2010) Articulations of place, poverty, and race: Dumping grounds and unseen grounds in the rural American Northwest. Annals of the Association of American Geographers , 100(3), 655-677.