Committee Members (2020-2021)
|Chair||Jennie Middleton||Senior Research Fellow,
University of Oxford.
Research interests: Urban walking, Everyday mobilities, Care in the city, Qualitative methods for urban research.
|Treasurer||Daniel Keech||Senior Research Fellow, CCRI, University of Gloucestershire.
Research interests: Urban food systems, Urban-rural relationships and European food cultures.
|Membership Secretary||Niranjana 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.
|Events and Conferences Officer||Katie Higgins||Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Urban Studies and Planning
University of Sheffield
Urban Studies Foundation.
Research interests: Elites, Urban inequality.
|Dissertation Prize Coordinator||Frances Brill||The Margaret Tyler Research Fellow in Geography, and College Lecturer, Girton College, University of Cambridge.
Research interests: The interaction of the climate and housing crises, in Johannesburg and London.
|Postgraduate Representative||Sawyer Phinney|| PhD student in the Department of Geography at the University of Manchester.
Research interests: Political economy. The financialization of water in Black-majority U.S cities.
|Website and Social Media Officer||Basak Tanulku||Independent scholar, Istanbul Turkey.
PhD in Sociology, Lancaster University.
Research interests: Urban sociology, Housing, Gated communities, Space&people, Urban vacancy, Alternative urban spaces.
|Twitter Account Officer||Freke Caset||Ghent University (Social and Economic Geography Research Group), also visiting scholar at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Cosmopolis Centre for Urban Research).
Research interests: Transport geography, Urban geography and Urban and regional planning.
|Ordinary Member||Jin Xing||Lecturer in Geospatial Analysis in the School of Engineering at Newcastle University.
Smart Cities, Geographic Information Science, Machine Learning, Urban Change Detection, Big Data Analytics, Spatio-Temporal Modelling, and Volunteered Geographic Information.
|Ordinary Member||Anke Schwarz|| Postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in Human
Geography at Technische Universität Dresden’s Institute of Geography.
Research interests: International
urbanization, Infrastructures, and Everyday practices.
|Ordinary Member||Creighton Connolly||Senior Lecturer in Development Studies & the Global South, University of Lincoln.
Research interests: Urban Political Ecology, Environmental Governance, Heritage, Landscape, Participatory Methods, Southeast Asia.
|Ordinary Member||Rachel McArdle||Lecturer in Human Geography, Maynooth University, Ireland.
Research interests: Cities, Environmental Governance, Culture, Temporary Uses, Creative Cities, Participatory Methods.
|Ordinary Member||Nabeela Ahmed||Lecturer in Human Geography
Sheffield Hallam University.
Feminist geographer working on urban precarity and governance in post-colonial settings, particularly India.