BiographyLily Hoffman has taught at Oberlin college, Eugene Lang College, The New School, The Colin Powell School CCNY and the CUNY Graduate Center, City University of New York.
Among her publications, she is author of The Politics of Knowledge: Activist Movements in Medicine and Planning, SUNY Press; co-editor of Cities and Visitors: Regulating People, Markets and City Space (with S. Fainstein and D. Judd, Blackwell); co-editor of Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Sociological Agenda, Wiley-Blackwell (with R. Dingwall and K. Staniland), and co-author of Airbnb, Short-Term Rentals and the Future of Housing (with B. Schmitter Heisler), Routledge.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
The social and spatial impact of urban restructuring with a focus on housing, tourism, urban governance and planning policy in comparative perspective. Comparative work includes the former Czechoslovakia/current Czech Republic, Germany and Australia.
Sailing, skiing, ceramic sculpture.