Researchers

Researchers

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 […]

Vítor Peiteado Fernández

  • Doctoral Student
  • vitor.peiteado@mau.se

I am a Doctor in Urban Studies by the universities Malmö and Roskilde (Denmark). 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 for the right to the city. Apart from chapters in books about the housing […]

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

  • Professor
  • k.grundstrom@mau.se

Karin Grundström is Professor in architecture with a specialisation in housing. 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 tutor students’ thesis work at bachelor, master and PhD level. In my research I […]

Jennie Gustafsson

  • Doctoral Student
  • jennie.gustafsson@humangeo.su.se

In my thesis, I investigate the political-economic and spatial role of tenancy in today’s cities. I scrutinize, with the city of Malmö as a departure point, the role of public housing historically until today, but also how private rental landlords use of renovations as a value-adding strategy exemplifies financialization of rental housing in the Swedish […]

Zahra Hamidi

  • DOCTORAL STUDENT
  • zahra.hamidi@mau.se

I am a PhD candidate at Malmö University and K2– The Swedish Knowledge Centre for Public Transport. With a hybrid background in architecture and Geo-information Science & Remote Sensing, I am interested in studying mobilities using interdisciplinary and mixed methods approaches. My current research interests include motility- mobility capital, mobility justice and socially informed measures […]

Robert Hrelja

  • Senior Lecturer
  • robert.hrelja@mau.se

Robert Hrelja, associate professor in Transport and Roads, is a senior lecturer at Malmö University. His research is primarily concerned with the micro-level practices of transport policy and regional and local transport and spatial planning, often with policy, governance, implementation, and power as analytical themes. He is interested in how the actions of interested parties, […]

Tina Gudrun Jensen

  • Researcher
  • tina-gudrun.jensen@mau.se

Tina Gudrun Jensen holds a Ph.D. in anthropology. Her research focuses on the intersection between migration and urban studies, and covers topics such as diversity, cultural complexity, social integration, social housing and urban spaces in Scandinavia and Latin America. She is currently participating in a major comparative research project on Governance and Lived Experiences of Urban Diversity […]

Roger Johansson

  • Department Manager/Professor
  • roger.johansson@mau.se

Roger Johansson is an Associate Professor in history and the director of research on the Institute for studies in Malmo’s history at Malmo University. Roger Johansson’s research has had focus on history didactic research and modern culture and social history. Methodically has mediating and the shaping of history, been emphasized.

Defne Kadioglu

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • defne.kadioglu@mau.se

Defne Kadıoğlu is an urban political sociologist with an interest in urban policy, housing and urban political economy. In particular she has worked on gentrification processes and their intersection with territorial stigma and racism in Germany. She also worked in the context of Turkey, in particular on the political and social dimensions of urban transformation projects in […]