About Us

Committee Members (2020-2023)

Committee Position
ChairJennie MiddletonAssociate Professor
University of Oxford, Transport Studies Unit
School of Geography and the Environment
Email: Jennie.middleton[AT]ouce.ox.ac.uk
Research interests: urban walking, everyday mobilities, care in the city, qualitative methods for urban research
TreasurerDaniel KeechCountryside and Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire.
Email: dkeech[AT]glos.ac.uk
Research interests: urban food systems, urban-rural relationships and European food cultures.
Events and Conference OfficerEnora RobinOn Parental Leave
Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow at the Urban Institute
Email: e.robin[AT]sheffield.ac.uk
Research interests: urban climate action - climate justice - energy transitions - climate and infrastructure finance.
Events and Conference Officer Katie Higgins Postdoctoral Fellow on the Changing Elites Project at the University of Oxford.
Email: katie.higgins[AT]@spi.ox.ac.uk
Research interests: social and spatial inequalities, in particular as they relate to elites, privileged migration, ‘race’ and colonialism.
Membership SecretaryNiranjana Ramesh Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, LSE Department of Geography & Environment.
Email: n.ramesh[AT]lse.ac.uk
Research interests: coastal cities, urban sea, fishing, infrastructures, urban water, urban nature.
Dissertation Prize CoordinatorVacant
Website and Communication OfficerBasak TanulkuIndependent researcher. PhD degree in Sociology Lancaster University.
Email: tanulkub[AT]gmail.com
Research interests: gated communities, boundaries, housing, socio-spatial fragmentation, DIY Urbanism and alternative spaces, urban voids, nature/culture.
Ordinary MemberCreighton ConnollyAssistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies & Institute of Policy Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong.
Email: creightonconnolly[AT]ln.edu.hk
Research interests: Urban Political Ecology, Environmental Governance, Heritage, Landscape, Participatory Methods, Southeast Asia
Ordinary MemberJin XingLecturer in Geospatial Analysis in the School of Engineering at Newcastle University.-
Email: jin.xing[AT]newcastle.ac.uk
Research Interest: Smart Cities, Geographic Information Science, Machine Learning, Urban Change Detection, Big Data Analytics, Spatio-Temporal Modelling, and Volunteered Geographic Information.
Ordinary MemberNabeela AhmedLecturer
Department of the Natural and the Built Environment
Email: Nabeela.Ahmed[At]shu.ac.uk
A feminist geographer focused on urban precarity and governance in post-colonial settings, particularly in India.
Ordinary MemberVacant
Ordinary MemberVacant