Carlos Teixeira is Professor, Department of Community, Culture and Global Studies, University of British Columbia. His current research focuses on the changing social geography of Canadian cities; ethnic entrepreneurship through comparative case studies of immigrants in Toronto and Vancouver; and the housing experiences and coping strategies of new immigrants and refugees in suburban Toronto and Vancouver. He has published in journals such as Urban Studies, Urban Geography, Environment and Planning C, The Canadian Geographer, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, and Housing Studies, and has co-edited three books: The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in U.S. and Canadian Cities (University of Toronto Press, 2015), Immigrant Geographies of North American Cities (Oxford University Press, 2012), and The Portuguese in Canada: Diasporic Challenges and Adjustment, 2nd ed. (University of Toronto Press, 2009). He was also the Housing and Neighbourhoods Domain Leader for Metropolis British Columbia and the Priority Leader (National Coordinator) for the Housing and Neighbourhoods Research Domain of the Metropolis Project, a federally funded, Canada-wide consortium of academics, government partners and community organizations.