Bernard Momer

Research Interests

Urban cultural geography; urban planning; sustainability; morphogenesis; and pedagogy. Current research on the role of local culture in urban planning and sustainability in mid-size cities; landscapes of the Okanagan.

Research Support

  • British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer: Flexible pre-major in Geography
  • City Of Kelowna: Cultural Indicators
  • SSHRC Aid to Small Universities: Terroirism and Winescape Iconography of the Okanagan (with Donna Senese)
  • UBC Okanagan Grant in Aid Fund: Terroirism Defined: Wine Ecumene meets a globalised tourism industry in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia (with Donna Senese)

Membership in Professional Associations

  • Canadian Association of Geographers
  • American Association of Geographers
  • Planning Institute of British Columbia

Courses in Teaching Portfolio

UBC Okanagan Calendar Course Descriptions are available online.

Selection of Publications

Year Publication
Laliberté, N.; Catungal, J.P.; Castleden, H.; Keeling, A.; Momer, B.; Nash, C. (2015). Teaching the Geographies of Canada: Reflections on Pedagogy, Curriculum and the Politics of Teaching and Learning. The Canadian Geographer/ Le géographe canadien, 59(4): 519-531.
Momer, B. (2014). The Economic Impact of The Creative Sector in Kelowna, British Columbia in Garrett-Petts, W.F. et al. (ed), Whose Culture is it Anyways: Community Engagement in Small Cities. Vancouver: New Star Books, 191-218.
Senese, D.M., Wilson, W., Momer, B. (2012). The Okanagan Wine Region in Dougherty, P. (ed), The Geography of Wine. New York: Springer Publishers, 81-91.
Momer, B. (2011). Our City Ourselves: A Cultural Landscape Assessment of Kelowna, British Columbia. Report for the City of Kelowna. 77 pages.

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Bernard Momer

Bernard Momer
Associate Professor, Geography
Acting Associate Dean,
Undergraduate Teaching, Learning and Curriculum
Community, Culture, and Global Studies
Irving K. Barber School of Arts & Sciences
University of British Columbia Okanagan
3187 University Way, Kelowna, BC

Office: ASC 450
Phone: 250.807.9406