Eric Goldfischer

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Picture the Homeless

New York, NY, USA


Eric Goldfischer is a PhD candidate in Geography at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. His dissertation research, based in New York City and conducted alongside the organization Picture the Homeless, examines the role of urban green development in the changing visibility of homelessness. He has also written on the visuality of homelessness, the policing of “homeless hotspots,” and scholar-activism within urban political ecology. Prior to entering academia, Eric worked as a housing organizer in the South Bronx.