Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Barber, R., M. Hartt & P. Collins. (2024) Excessive rightsizing? The interdependence of public school closures and population shrinkage, Canadian Geographies, 68(1), 34-43.

Biglieri, S., J. Bochenek, S. Abdalla, M. Hartt, R. Keil & K. Lopez. (2024). Networked everyday lives in the ‘care-full’ city: A framework for examining the complexities of immigrants living with dementia, carepartners, and care workers. Journal of Urban Affairs

Biglieri, S & M. Hartt. (2024) The ‘Double Risk’ of Aging: Examining Vulnerability and (Un)Supportive Built Environments in Canadian CitiesCanadian Journal on Aging, 43 (1): 99-113.

Hartt, M., S. Bagchi-Sen & J.B. Hollander. (2024) Reflections on the Post-Pandemic Future of Shrinking Cities. Town Planning Review.

Hartt, M., C. Lee & M. Empey-Salisbury. (2024) Planning for Play? A Systematic Literature Review. Journal of Planning Literature, 39 (1): 25-35.

Hartt, M. & E. Vincent. (2024) Older Adult Perceptions of Play and Play-Enabling Public Space. Cities & Health.

Potts, R., J. Riddle, J.B. Hollander & M. Hartt. (2024) The Online Conversion Framework: Understanding antagonism, planning theory, and social media. Planning Theory.

Vincent, E & M. Hartt. (2024) Ageing and the Sensory City. Town Planning Review.  

Barber, R. (2023) Aging in place, stranded in space: An analysis of health care access via public transportation in Elliot Lake, Applied Geography, 159: 103063.

Barber, R., M. Hartt & J. B. Hollander. (2023) Ain’t No Valley Low Enough: A Case for Smart Decline, Plan Canada, 63(3): 53-55.

Hartt, M. (2023) Expanding the Playful City: Planning for Older Adult Play, Cities, 143: 104578.

Hartt, M., L. Benbow & D.L.A. Gordon. (2023) Is the Garden Village an Age-Friendly Planning Model? Experiences of Growing Older in Rhiwbina Garden Village, Wales, Town Planning Review.

Hartt, M., G. DeVerteuil & R. Potts. (2023) Age-Unfriendly by Design: Built Environment and Social Infrastructure Deficits in Suburban Melbourne, Journal of the American Planning Association, 89 (1): 31-44.

Hollander, J.B., R. Potts, M. Hartt, M. Situ & A. Seto. (2023) The Role of Bots in U.S. Real Estate Development Online Communication, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 99: 101918.

Revington, N., A. Zwick, M. Hartt & J. Schlosser. (2023) Universities and Urban Social Structure: Gentrification, Studentification, and Youthification in Five United States Legacy Cities, Urban Geography, 44 (1): 83-104.

Fernandez, B. & M. Hartt. (2022) Growing Shrinking Cities, Regional Studies, 56 (8): 1308-1319.

Vincent, E., M. Hartt, G. Fung & L. Smith. (2022) Good Planning or Good Intentions? An Age-Friendly Plan Evaluation of Victoria, Canada, Canadian Planning and Policy, 2022 (1): 1-19.

Chen, X. & M. Hartt. (2021) Planning for an Older and Digital Future: Opportunities and Challenges of Age-Friendly E-Participation, Planning Theory & Practice, 22 (2):  191-210.

Currie, J., T. Boyce, L. Evans, M. Luker, S. Senior, M. Hartt, S. Cottrell, N. Lester, D. Huws, C. Humphreys, K. Little, V. Adekanmbi & S. Paranjothy. (2021) Life Expectancy Inequalities in Wales pre-COVID-19: An Exploration of Current Contributions by Age and Cause of Death and Changes Between 2002-2018, Public Health, 193: 48-56.

DeVerteuil, G., M. Hartt & R. Potts. (2021) Emerging Anti-Poverty Infrastructure Gaps in Suburbia: Poverty and the Voluntary Sector Across Metropolitan Sydney, Environment and Planning A, 53 (2): 371-388.  

Hartt, M. (2021) The Elasticity of Shrinking Cities: An Analysis of Operational Definitions, The Professional Geographer, 73 (2): 230-239.

Hartt, M. (2021) COVID-19: A Lonely Pandemic, Cities & Health, 5 (SUP1): S80-S82.

Hartt, M. S. Bagchi-Sen & J.B. Hollander. (2021) The Post-Pandemic Future of Shrinking Cities, Town Planning Review, 92 (3): 403-410.

Hartt, M., J.B. Hollander, F.J. Popper & M. Ellis. (2021) Intraregional Spatial Dynamics of Quality of Life in Shrinking Cities and their Suburbs, Planning Practice & Research, 36 (5): 514-529.

Hartt, M. B. Webb & J.T. White. (2021) Nested Aging: Lifecycles in the Vertical City, Plan Canada, 61 (2): 32-37.

Adler, P., R. Florida & M. Hartt. (2020) Mega Regions and Pandemics, Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 111 (3): 465-481.

Channer, N.S., M. Hartt & S. Biglieri. (2020) Aging-in-Place and the Spatial Distribution of Older Adult Vulnerability in Canada, Applied Geography, 125 (2020).

Hartt, M. (2020) Shifting Perceptions in Shrinking Cities: The Influence of Governance, Time and Geography on Local (In)Action, International Planning Studies, 25 (2): 150-165.

Hartt, M. & J. Hackworth. (2020) Shrinking Cities, Shrinking Households, or Both? International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 44 (6): 1083-1095.

Hartt, M., H. Hosseini & M. Mostafapour. (2020) Game On: Exploring the Effectiveness of Game-based Learning, Planning Practice and Research, 35 (5): 589-604.

Hollander, J.B., R. Potts, M. Hartt & M. Situ. (2020) The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Community Planning, International Journal of Community Well-being, 3 (4): 507-521.

Hartt, M. (2019) The Prevalence of Prosperous Shrinking Cities, Annals of American Association of Geographers, 109 (5): 1651-1670.

Hollander, J.B. & M. Hartt. (2019) Vacancy and Property Values in Shrinking Downtowns: A Comparative Study of Three New England Cities, Town Planning Review, 90 (3): 247-273.

Hosseini, H., M. Hartt & M. Mostafapour. (2019) Learning IS Child’s Play: Game-Based Learning in CS Education, ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 19 (3): 22:1-18.

Parfett, H., M. Morgan-Jones & M. Hartt. (2019) Home-Grown Foreign Language Anxiety: Experiences of Welsh University Students Studying Through the Medium of English, Wales Journal of Education, 21 (1): 46-64.

Hartt, M. (2018) The Diversity of North American Shrinking Cities, Urban Studies, 55 (13): 2946-2959.

Hartt, M. (2018) How Cities Shrink: Complex Pathways to Population Decline, Cities, 75: 38-49.

Hartt, M. & S. Biglieri. (2018) Prepared for the Silver Tsunami? An Examination of Municipal Old-Age Dependency and Age-Friendly Policy in Ontario, Canada, Journal of Urban Affairs, 40 (5): 625-638.

Hartt, M. & J.B. Hollander. (2018) Urban Size and Academic Focus: Exploring Trends in Canadian Urban Geography, Planning and Policy Literature, Canadian Journal of Urban Research, 27 (1): 1-13.

Hollander, J.B., M. Hartt, A. Wiley & S. Vavra. (2018) Vacancy in Shrinking Downtowns: A Comparative Study of Québec, Ontario and New England, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 33 (4): 591-613.

Hartt, M. & J.F. Warkentin. (2017) The Development and Revitalisation of Shrinking Cities: A Twin City Comparison, Town Planning Review, 88 (1): 30-41.

Hosseini, H. & M. Hartt. (2016) Game-based Learning in the University Classroom, Teaching Innovation Projects Journal, 6 (1).

Hartt, M. (2015) Preparing Planners for Economic Decline and Population Loss: An Assessment of North American Planning Curriculums, Planning Forum, 16 (Spring): 33-45.

Hartt, M. & C.G. Woudsma. (2014) How Many and How Do We Know: Assessing Population Projection Methods in Ontario, Canadian Planning and Policy, 23 (1): 83-97.

Hartt, M. (2014) An Innovative Technique for Modelling the Impacts of Coastal Storm Damage, Regional Studies, Regional Science, 1 (1): 240-247.

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

Hartt, M., A. Zwick & B. Webb. (2021) The Promise and the Peril of the Smart City, in A. Zwick & Z. Spicer (eds) The Platform Economy to the Smart City: Technology and the Transformation of Urban Policy and Governance, McGill-Queen’s University Press: 213-228.

Hartt, M., S. Norberg, J. Kearns, M. Majeed & B. Pendergast. (2021) Combatting Older Adult Loneliness: It Takes a (Blended) Village, in B. Doucet, P. Filion & R.G. Melik (eds) Global Reflections on COVID-19 and Cities: Urban Inequalities in the Age of Pandemic, Policy Press: 101-109.

Hartt, M., N.S. Channer & S. Biglieri. (2021) Aging in Suburban Canada, in M. Hartt, S. Biglieri, M.W. Rosenberg & S. Nelson (eds) Aging People, Aging Places: Experiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canadas, Policy Press: 81-88.

Hartt, M. & S. Biglieri. (2021) Introduction, in M. Hartt, S. Biglieri, M.W. Rosenberg & S. Nelson (eds) Aging People, Aging Places: Experiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canadas, Policy Press: 1-14.

Biglieri, S., M. Hartt & N.S. Channer. (2021) Aging in Urban Canada, in M. Hartt, S. Biglieri, M.W. Rosenberg & S. Nelson (eds) Aging People, Aging Places: Experiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canadas, Policy Press: 15-26.

Channer, N.S., S. Biglieri & M. Hartt. (2021) Aging in Rural Canada, in M. Hartt, S. Biglieri, M.W. Rosenberg & S. Nelson (eds) Aging People, Aging Places: Experiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canada, Policy Press: 141-148.

Hartt, M., A. Zwick & N. Revington. (2020) Resilient Shrinking Cities, in M.A. Burayidi, J. Twigg, A. Allen & C. Wamsler (eds) The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience, Routledge: 172-183.

Hartt, M. & H. Hosseini. (20219) The Players Point of View: Evaluating Student Perception of Game-Based Learning in Higher Education, in A. James & C. Nerantzi (eds) The Power of Play in Higher Education, Palgrave Macmillan: 263-271.

Hollander, J.B. & M. Hartt. (2019) Big Data and Shrinking Cities: How Twitter Can Help Determine Urban Sentiments, in L.A. Schintler & Z. Chen (eds) Big Data for Urban and Regional Science, Routledge: 265-274.

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