Sarah is a geography doctoral candidate, and her research employs urban political ecology and feminist geography to examine the relationship between periurbanization, local water systems, and forms of water access in three periurban districts of Can Tho, Vietnam. Sarah is interested in urban geography, feminist research methods, urban water security, and access to resources within the urban/rural divide. She has an MA in Global Governance from the Balsillie School of International Affairs at the University of Waterloo, and a BES in International Development from the University of Waterloo. Her MA research looked at transboundary water governance of the Mekong River in Southeast Asia.
Allen, Sarah (2020). The historical legacy of waterscape changes in Can Tho, Vietnam and the social implications on water access today. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. https://doi.org/10.1111/sjtg.12313
Allen, Sarah (2019). Water scarce or water abundant? The case of Can Tho, Vietnam. Urban Geography. 40(7): 1030-1038. Doi: 10.1080/02723638.2019.1617009
Middleton, C., Allouche, J., Gyawali, D. & Allen, S. (2015). The Rise and Implications of the Water-Energy Food Nexus in Southeast Asia through an Environmental Justice Lens. Water Alternatives. 8(1): 627-654.
Keywords: Urban political ecology; urban water security; periurbanization; feminist geography