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Caleb Johnston


I am dedicated to supportive and creative forms of teaching and graduate supervision.

Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss the possibility of PhD supervision.

Completed PhD Students

Nico Stefanovics (2016) The Making of a New Downtown: Urban Place-Making in HafenCity, Hamburg, Germany

Current PhD Students

Christos Galavis, A Mountain Threnody: Hillwalking and Homecoming in the Scottish Highlands. Principle’s Scholarship (University of Edinburgh)

Daniel Jones, Geographies of Impulse: A Study of Individuals with Tourette’s Syndrome and the Embodied Experience of Public Space. +3.5 ESRC NINE-DTP

Melisa Maida, Negotiating Belonging: The transnational and local experiences of refugee and asylum-seeking families in Tyneside. +3.5 ESRC NINE-DTP

Alex Hoyos-Twomey, Making Space: Collaborative Art Practice and Community Building in Abandoned New York City Public Schools, 1980-1990. +3 Northern Bridge DTP

You Zhou (2023) ‘Drifting in Africa’: A Practice-led Feature Documentary Film about Chinese Workers in Ethiopia

MA Students

Katie James, How do female autistic university students navigate university spaces at Newcastle University?

Undergraduate Courses Taught (last four years)

GEO2110 Social Geographies
GEO2232 City of Crisis, City of Hope: Amsterdam
GEO3159 Migration and Displacement
GEO3099 Dissertation