Staff Members

Dr Irina Arakelyan

Dr Irina Arakelyan

Researcher
irina.arakelyan@ouce.ox.ac.uk

 Gruia Badescu

Gruia Badescu

Departmental Lecturer in Human Geography
gruia.badescu@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Professor David Banister

Professor David Banister

Emeritus Professor of Transport Studies, TSU
david.banister@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 275984

Dr Maan Barua

Dr Maan Barua

Research and Teaching Fellow
maan.barua@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Dr Luke Dickens

Dr Luke Dickens

Departmental Lecturer in Human Geography
luke.dickens@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Dr Fiona Ferbrache

Dr Fiona Ferbrache

Research Associate in Transport Geography
fiona.ferbrache@keble.ox.ac.uk

Dr Joe Gerlach

Dr Joe Gerlach

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow
joe.gerlach@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 272746

Dr Beth Greenhough

Dr Beth Greenhough

Associate Professor in Human Geography
beth.greenhough@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 614924

Dr Timothy Hodgetts

Dr Timothy Hodgetts

Researcher
timothy.hodgetts@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Dr Thomas Jellis

Dr Thomas Jellis

Departmental Lecturer in Human Geography
thomas.jellis@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 275994

Dr Paul Jepson

Dr Paul Jepson

Course Director, MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management
paul.jepson@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 275896

Dr Kärg Kama

Dr Kärg Kama

Research and Teaching Fellow
karg.kama@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Dr Peter Wynn Kirby

Dr Peter Wynn Kirby

Research Fellow
peter.kirby@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Dr Catharina Landström

Dr Catharina Landström

Researcher
catharina.landstrom@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 614960

Dr John Langton

Dr John Langton

Emeritus Research Fellow
john.langton@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 277356

Dr Anna Lora-Wainwright

Dr Anna Lora-Wainwright

Associate Professor in the Human Geography of China
anna.lora-wainwright@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 275857

Dr Jamie Lorimer

Dr Jamie Lorimer

Associate Professor in Human Geography
jamie.lorimer@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 275841

Dr Nicholas Lynch

Dr Nicholas Lynch

Researcher
nicholas.lynch@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 285525

Dr Fiona McConnell

Dr Fiona McConnell

Associate Professor in Human Geography
fiona.mcconnell@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 285644

Dr Derek McCormack

Dr Derek McCormack

Associate Professor in Human Geography
derek.mccormack@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 275988

Dr Jennie Middleton

Dr Jennie Middleton

Senior Research Fellow in Mobilities and Human Geography (on Maternity Leave), TSU
jennie.middleton@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 275893

Dr James Palmer

Dr James Palmer

Departmental Lecturer and Course Director, MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance
james.palmer@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 275862

Dr Richard Powell

Dr Richard Powell

Associate Professor of Human Geography
richard.powell@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 275994

Dr Eric Sarmiento

Dr Eric Sarmiento

Researcher
eric.sarmiento@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 614960

Dr Tim Schwanen

Dr Tim Schwanen

Director of the Transport Studies Unit | Associate Professor in Transport Studies
tsudirector@tsu.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 285503

Professor Sarah Whatmore

Professor Sarah Whatmore

Professor of Environment and Public Policy
sarah.whatmore@ouce.ox.ac.uk | tel: +44 (0)1865 285198

Cluster Co-ordinating Team
  • Dr Tim Schwanen
     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

Vanessa Burns

Oceanic assemblages: reconceptualising geographies of climate adaptation

Becky Catarelli

Rising seas, surprising storms: temporalities of climate and catastrophe in Vermont, New York and the Florida Keys

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

Christopher Coghlan

Reconciling food security across scales

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

Sasha Engelmann

The cosmological aesthetics of Tomás Saraceno's atmospheric experiments

Irina Fedorenko

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

Saher Hasnain

Food Environments in Islamabad, Pakistan

Dina Hestad

Are we truly adapting? An assessment of whether monitoring and evaluation of climate change adaptation methodologies are capturing the complex and dynamic context of adaptation

Rory Hill

'Local, loyal and constant'? On the dynamism of terroir in sustainable agriculture

Anna Hushlak

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

Carlo Inverardi Ferri

Invisible spaces: variegated geographies of waste in China

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

Irem Kok

Transparency and corporate governance: a comparative study of shale gas controversies in the US and UK

Toru Kubo

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

Alex Littaye

Alternative food networks in the UK, US and Mexico

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

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

Viresh Patel

Youth strategies and generational change in rural Gujarat, India

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

Charlotte von Mangoldt

Student environmentalism in China: new generation, new values?

Liwen Wang

Discontinuous innovation and pathways towards green and sustainable transportation future

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

Monica Barra

Visiting Research Associate

Ricardo Correia

Honorary Research Associate

Dr Geoffrey Dudley

Honorary Research Associate, TSU

Dr Bradley L Garrett

Visiting Research Associate

Dr Torben Holvad

Senior Visiting Research Associate, TSU

Dr Kathryn Monk

Senior Visiting Research Associate

Dr Nina Nygren

Honorary Research Associate

Dr Michael Shackleton

Visiting Research Associate

Interested in becoming a Visiting Research Associate?

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