Staff Members

Professor David Banister

Professor David Banister

Emeritus Professor of Transport Studies, TSU | tel: +44 (0)1865 275984

Dr Maan Barua

Dr Maan Barua

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr Daniel Bos

Dr Daniel Bos

Departmental Lecturer in Human Geography | tel: +44 (0)1865 285525

Dr Joe Gerlach

Dr Joe Gerlach

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow | tel: +44 (0)1865 272746

Dr Beth Greenhough

Dr Beth Greenhough

Associate Professor in Human Geography | tel: +44 (0)1865 614924

Dr Thomas Jellis

Dr Thomas Jellis

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow | tel: +44 (0)1865 275994

Dr Paul Jepson

Dr Paul Jepson

Course Director, MSc/MPhil in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management | tel: +44 (0)1865 275896

Dr Kärg Kama

Dr Kärg Kama

Research and Teaching Fellow

Dr Peter Wynn Kirby

Dr Peter Wynn Kirby

Research Fellow

Dr Catharina Landström

Dr Catharina Landström

Researcher | tel: +44 (0)1865 614960

Dr John Langton

Dr John Langton

Emeritus Research Fellow | tel: +44 (0)1865 277356

Dr Anna Lora-Wainwright

Dr Anna Lora-Wainwright

Associate Professor in the Human Geography of China | tel: +44 (0)1865 275857

Dr Jamie Lorimer

Dr Jamie Lorimer

Associate Professor in Human Geography | tel: +44 (0)1865 275841

Dr Fiona McConnell

Dr Fiona McConnell

Associate Professor in Human Geography | tel: +44 (0)1865 285644

Dr Derek McCormack

Dr Derek McCormack

Associate Professor in Human Geography | tel: +44 (0)1865 275988

Dr Janey Messina

Dr Janey Messina

Associate Professor in Quantitative Social Science Methods

Dr Jennie Middleton

Dr Jennie Middleton

Senior Research Fellow in Mobilities and Human Geography, TSU | tel: +44 (0)1865 275893

Dr James Palmer

Dr James Palmer

Departmental Lecturer and Course Director, MSc/MPhil in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance | tel: +44 (0)1865 275862

Dr Tim Schwanen

Dr Tim Schwanen

Director of the Transport Studies Unit | Associate Professor in Transport Studies | tel: +44 (0)1865 285503

Professor Sarah Whatmore

Professor Sarah Whatmore

Professor of Environment and Public Policy | tel: +44 (0)1865 285198

Cluster Co-ordinating Team
  • Dr Thomas Jellis
     Cluster Co-ordinator
  • Dr Maan Barua
     Postdoctoral Representative
  • Anna Davidson
     Postgraduate Representative
  • Nina Doering
     Postgraduate Representative
  • Helge Peters
     Postgraduate Representative
  • Thomas Turnbull
     Postgraduate Representative

Graduate Research Students

We have a number of graduate research students actively involved in current research:

Michael 't Sas-Rolfes

Conserving Africa's rhinos and elephants: geography, economics and policy

Serkan Birgel

Peacebuilding through natural resources - the case of Cyprus

Vanessa Burns

Oceanic assemblages: reconceptualising geographies of climate adaptation

Eric (Tak Hin) Chan

The role of built environment and travel behaviour in influencing people's well-being - A case study of Shenzhen

Heuishilja Chang

The resilience of shrinking communities in rural Japan: Can the Cittaslow approach be a possible development strategy?

Lisa Choi

Mobilities and socio-spatialities in the Aerotropolis: Dallas-Fort Worth and New Songdo City

Cheli Cresswell

Using big data and citizen science to map geographic and temporal trends in human-elephant conflict in Asia

Michael Dangerfield

Urban Greenland: a spatial analysis of Nuuk's evolving labour market

Anna Davidson

Mobilizing bodies: difference, power and ecology in urban cycling practices

Nina Doering

Local participation in Greenland's emerging minerals industry

Andrew Dwyer

Malware Ecologies: Geographical encounters in cyber security

Irina Fedorenko

How the Internet and social networks influence the development of Chinese and Russian environmental non-governmental organisations

Anna Hushlak

From virtual space to physical place: mobilising the affordances of communication technologies for biodiversity conservation

Luis Iturra

Exploring urban inequality through unveiling uneven atmospheres in everyday mobility practices

Tarek Kheir Eddine

The impact of confessional politics and socio-economic stratification on the use and development of public spaces in Lebanon

Narendra Killada

Environmental publics in the Indian case: situated interpretations of nature and democracy in addressing resource conflicts

Toru Kubo

Technology innovation and policy instruments to advance low-carbon transport in developing Asian economies

Peter Martin

International networks and cosmopolitan science: Geographical Societies and Greenland, c. 1880 to 1939

John Mittermeier

Cultural value and biodiversity conservation: harnessing the power of 'big data' to quantify the cultural importance of species

Sarah Morton

The legacies of the repatriation of human remains progression document

Kelsi Nagy

India's sacred and mundane cattle: gods, hybrid-beasts and scavengers

Cyrus Nayeri

Governing the ungovernable: investigating the geopolitics of volcano hazard management on Iceland's South Coast

Kiron Neale

Beyond implementation: mainstreaming solar energy into Trinidad's residential sector

Janak Padhiar

Towards understanding life course geographies of young Afghans in India

Emilie Parry

"The New Local": Emerging configurations of cooperative applied learning for climate action within an Asian Interfaith Alliance

Rafael Pereira

Justice issues in transport policies

Brice Perombelon

Geopolitical Arctic(s). Indigenous representations of geo-power: the case of the Sahtu Denes

Helge Peters

Configuring socio-environmental complexity: an ethnography of agent-based modelling

Kevin Rattue

Emergent environmental risks and governance of the Northwest Passage (NWP)

Rhian Scott

The contemporary warehouse studio: an extension of artist and urban landscape

Matthew Shepherd

The Geothermal Urban: Attuning to Reykjavík's Chthonic Nexus

Filipa Soares

Contesting the wild: nature, rewilding, conservationists and local communities in a changing Europe

Rachael Tily

Space and Practice in the Geosciences

Thomas Turnbull

On the rebound: Jevons' paradox and the invention of energy conservation

Guanli Zhang

Resistance to industrial pollution in rural China
Interested in studying with us?

Please see our International Graduate School for more information and how to apply.

Visiting Research Associates

We also host visiting researchers throughout the year and have a number of associated and affiliated non-resident researchers:

Dr Karen Anderton

Visiting Research Associate, TSU

Ricardo Correia

Honorary Research Associate

Dr Geoffrey Dudley

Honorary Research Associate, TSU

Dr Marion Ernwein

Honorary Research Associate

Dr Fiona Ferbrache

Honorary Research Associate

Dr Richard Powell

Honorary Research Associate

Interested in becoming a Visiting Research Associate?

Please see our Policy and Criteria for Visiting Research Associate Status for more information.