Researchers

Researchers

Claudia Fonseca Alfaro

  • Research Assistant
  • claudia.fonseca@mau.se

I am a postcolonial and feminist urban scholar with a background in sustainability science and expertise in Mexico. I completed my PhD in Urban Studies at Malmö University in February 2018 with a dissertation titled The Land of the Magical Maya: Colonial Legacies, Urbanization, and the Unfolding of Global Capitalism. An ethnographic study of Export […]

Magnus Andersson

  • Senior Lecturer
  • magnus.e.andersson@mau.se

Magnus Andersson, Associate Professor in Economic Geography at the Department for Urban Studies. Magnus´s teaching focus on urban economic geography, statistics and internationalization of real estate markets. Magnus is an active researcher within the field of quantitative geography specializing in spatial analysis of global sustainable development. Processes connected to economic growth, socio-economic change, together with […]

Guy Baeten

  • Professor
  • guy.baeten@mau.se

Guy Baeten is Professor of Urban Studies at Malmö University and is the Director of the newly established Institute for Urban Research. He has previously worked at the universities of Lund, Oxford, Leuven and Strathclyde. Guy Baeten is interested in urban development projects and urban sustainability. He is the principal investigator of the FORMAS Strong […]

Bo Bengtsson

  • Senior Professor
  • bo.bengtsson@ibf.uu.se

Bo Bengtsson’s research fields: (1) Swedish and comparative housing policy and politics in a perspective of historical institutionalism and path dependence. The role and influence of housing organizations. Normative ideas of housing provision. (2) Swedish and Nordic integration policy and politics with a focus on ethnic organization, migrant associations, political opportunity structures and settlement of […]

Pieter Bevelander

  • Professor
  • pieter.bevelander@mau.se

Pieter Bevelander is Professor in IMER at MIM, Malmö Institute of Migration, Diversity and Welfare and a senior lecturer at the School of IMER, Malmö University, Sweden. His main research field is international migration and different aspects of immigrant integration. He has a doctorate in economic history and wrote his thesis (2000) on the employment […]

Helena Bohman

  • Senior Lecturer
  • helena.bohman@mau.se

I have a PhD in economics from Jönköoping International Business School and my research interests are within urban economics. At present I work in one project in which we estimate impacts of public transport on property values, using GIS analysis. Another interest of mine is housing regulation, which presently is materialised through a geographic study […]

Pål Brunnström

  • Research Assistant
  • pal.brunnstrom@mau.se

Pål Brunnström is Doctor in History and currently working in a project on policies and practices of migration and integration in cities and municipalities 1945-1970. He has written a dissertation on cultural practices of class and gender among capital owners at the beginning of the 20th century, “Owners and capital. Class and gender among capital owners […]

Vítor Peiteado Fernández

  • Doctoral Student
  • vitor.peiteado@mau.se

I am a PhD candidate in Urban Studies at the universities Malmö and Roskilde (Denmark). I am also part of the research platform CRUSH (Critical Urban Sustainability Hub). My primary research interest is the politicisation by grassroots social movements of housing issues, the redefinition of the right to housing and its importance in the struggle […]

Martin Grander

  • POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER
  • martin.grander@mau.se

Martin Grander is a post-doctoral researcher at Malmö University, holding a PhD in Urban Studies. With a background in political science, he has been researching issues regarding the political and organizational aspects of the urban question since 2005. During recent years, he has been focusing on housing and the changing role of the state in […]

Karin Grundström

  • Senior Lecturer
  • k.grundstrom@mau.se

Karin Grundström is Docent (Associate professor) in architecture with a specialisation in housing, holds a PhD in architecture and is senior lecturer in built environment/architecture. Since my employment at the department of urban studies in 2010, my service includes research, teaching and tutoring. In my role as a teacher I lecture, lead international workshops and […]