Dr Dallas Rogers is a Senior Lecturer within the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning at The University of Sydney. His scholarship investigates the relationships between globalising urban space, discourse and technology networks, and housing poverty and wealth. You can contact Dallas here: dallas.rogers@sydney.edu.au

Dallas Rogers

Dallas’ publishes on the follow research agenda:

  • A relational examination of housing poverty and wealth in globalising cities;
  • Foreign investment and the changing nature of Asia-Australia economic, technology and cultural relations; and
  • The intersection between democracy, private sector development and state intervention.

Dallas has secured nationally competitive grants, and completed research projects for local and state government and the private and non-government sectors. He is a regular commentator on urban and housing policy with an interest in using digital media techniques to communicate research findings to non-academic audiences. He has appeared in domestic and international media, participated in a parliamentary briefing, is regularly invited to speak at academic and professional forums and publishes on urban and housing issues in academic and industry journals. Dallas produces a radio show and podcasts on contemporary urban issues.


Doctor of Philosophy – Western Sydney University, Australia

Diploma in Digital Content Production: Radio – Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Australia

Bachelor of Community Welfare (Honours), major in International Development –   Western Sydney University, Australia

Certificate IV Training and Assessment – Australian College of Training & Employment, Australia


2015  Dallas won the prestigious Federal Minister’s Award for Early Career Housing Researcher for his study on the politics of Chinese investment in Australian housing

2013  Dallas won the Annual Award for Teaching and Learning that has Contributed to the Public Good for his teaching collaboration with staff from the NSW state housing authority in his Masters of Urban Planning Unit

2012  Dallas received one of two nationally competitive Post-Doctoral Awards from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) for his study on the politics of housing

2007  Dallas received a nationally competitive Post-Graduate Award from AHURI for his study on state government and private sector intervention in housing in NSW


Please email Dallas if you would like to discuss Honours, Masters, PhD or Post-Doctoral research supervision on the topics listed above.


2016 – Dr Zhonghua Gu from the City University of Hong Kong: Analysis of international housing, education and migration pathways.


Current – Tegan Bergan: Community housing tenant-initiated residential mobility pathways in Sydney, Australia and London, United Kingdom.

Current – Megumi Sata Khan: How culturally defined processes in Japan facilitate the achievement of the aims of the planning profession without planners

Current – Aimee McNair: Transforming Tourism Representations: The Use of Digital Technology within Cultural Tourism

Current – Van Da Huynh: An Evaluation of the Effects and Challenges of Climate Change to Sustainable Tourism Development Mekong Delta Region of Vietnam

2012 – Gordon Bijen: Designing “Community”: The Significance of Place and Urban Design in Public Housing Renewal

Research Masters/Honours 

Current – Emilie Baganz: Valuing Diversity in Urban Renewal (Masters Research)

2017 – Boonnita Vivatananukul: Informal Economy in Bangkok through its Urban Morphology (Masters Report)

2017 – Rohini Belapurkar: Exploring a Co-Operative Housing Model for Sydney (Masters Report)

2017 – Tina Wang: Critical Discourse Analysis of Change and Continuity in Metropolitan Strategic Plans (Masters Report)

2016 – Akshay Akshay Kumar: Parramatta Light Rail (Masters Report)

2016 – Dean Walker: What is the effect of neoliberal governance on citizenship: A case study of Bulga (Honours)

2014 – Mohammad Reza Shahrokhian Kermani: Sustainable Brownfield Development (Masters Report)

2013 – Alexander Marcus: Why was the community consultation process an important step in New Leaf’s redevelopment of Bonnyrigg? (Masters Report)

2012 – Fiona Yaun: Urban decay, renewal and consolidation (Masters Report)

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