Researchers

Researchers

Nawar Alatassi

  • Intern
  • nawar1431964@gmail.com

Nawar Alatassi studied architecture and got his master’s and Ph.D. from the Technical University of Warsaw, Poland in 1997. He worked as an assistant professor at various universities and countries, while at the same time founding his own consulting office for architecture and interior design. Nawar worked within IUR’s research related to housing. He produced a property […]

Claudia Fonseca Alfaro

  • POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER
  • 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 […]

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 Jönköping 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 […]

Myrto Dagkouli-Kyriakoglou

  • POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER
  • myrto.dagkouli-kyriakoglou@mau.se

I am a Greek post-doctoral researcher interested in the relation between housing practices, welfare state and culture. My PhD focused on the interconnections of family housing support with gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity and austerity in Athens, Greece during 2017. At the Institute for Urban Research at Malmö University I plan to explore the impact of family […]

Adriana de la Peña Espinosa

  • Research Assistant
  • adriana.espinosa@mau.se

I am a research assistant at the Institute of Urban Studies. I work in the Smart Cities for City Officials project, which aims to empower city officials with information to face the smart city planning market.  I have a background in international relations and a master’s degree in urban studies from Malmö University.

Vittorio Felci

  • Senior Researcher
  • vittorio.felci@mau.se

I am currently a Senior Researcher at The School of Art and Communication (K3) at Malmö University, and an Affiliated Researcher to the Lund University Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES). I hold a BA in Political Science (2005), an MA in International Relations (2005) and a second MA in Middle Eastern Studies (2007). I obtained a Ph.D […]