2013 Winner - David Ley
The 2013 Massey Medal winner is Professor David Ley, Head of the Department of Geography of the University of British Columbia. A social and urban geographer, David Ley is known for his formative research on ‘gentrification’ in North American cities. He is also recognized for his work as founding director of the Vancouver Metropolis Centre of Excellence, an interdisciplinary research centre founded in 1996. More recently, his research has focused on immigration and the geopolitical events and political economy driving migration policy, which culminated in the publication of his tenth book Millionaire migrants in 2010.
Read more about David Ley at canadiangeographic.ca.