Researchers

Researchers

Carina Listerborn

  • Professor
  • carina.listerborn@mau.se

Carina Listerborn, Professor in Urban Planning at the Department of Urban Studies, at Malmö University, has a Ph.D. (2002) from Chalmers University on urban safety discourses from a feminist perspective. Her research fields are urban social geography, critical urban theory and feminist urban studies. She is part of the strong research environment CRUSH – Critical […]

Lorena Melgaço Silva Marques

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • lorena.melgaco@mau.se

I am a Brazilian researcher working on the interface between socio-spatial practices, urban planning and technological development. My PhD, conducted at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (2016), Brazil, investigated the interrelationship between socio-spatial practices and the late introduction of the internet in marginalised communities in Brazil and in the UK. Now, at the Institute of […]

Stephen Marr

  • Senior Lecturer
  • stephen.marr@mau.se

Stephen Marr is a senior lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies. I received my PhD in Political Science from the University of Florida in 2008, specializing in Comparative Politics, Political Theory and African Studies. My dissertation examined the relationship between formal, state-led urban planning techniques and the everyday uses of space in Gaborone, the capital […]

Anders Melin

  • Senior Lecturer
  • anders.melin@mau.se

Anders Melin is Associate Professor in Ethics and teaches mainly within the Human Rights programme. His main field of research is environmental ethics and he has led projects on biodiversity and ethics and energy justice. Melin has an interest in questions of social and environmental justice connected to urban planning. He is currently conducting a […]

Robert Nilsson Mohammadi

  • Senior Lecturer
  • robert.mohammadi@mau.se

Robert Nilsson Mohammadi is a historian working in three areas: The history of social organizing, youth work and youth policy; the reception of Black Power/Scandinavia as an arena for the Black Panther Party; and public history in urban settings, especially the narrative formation around Malmö, Sweden. In an exchange with the Concordia Center for Oral […]

Magnus Nilsson

  • Professor
  • magnus.nilsson@mau.se

Magnus Nilsson is professor of comparative literature at the School of Art and Communication, Malmö University. His main research interest is working-class literature, including representations of class and space.

Désirée Nilsson

  • Senior Lecturer
  • desiree.nilsson@mau.se

I am mainly interested in the link between transport (particularly public transport) and regional development. Infrastructure and transport have a spatial impact on economic geography, how different markets interact over space and how this in turn influence how regions progress. One of my recent studies, I have looked at the impact of commuter rail on […]

Lina Olsson

  • Senior Lecturer
  • lina.olsson@mau.se

PhD in Architecture, MSc in Spatial Planning Post doctoral research fellow at the Department of Urban Studies. My research and teaching focuses on issues related to urban planning, urban spatial policies and spatial power relations, in particular property relations, at various geographical levels. My current research deals with the role of governmental strategies, municipal strategies in […]

David Örbring

  • Doctoral student/Lecturer
  • david.orbring@mau.se

David Örbring is a doctoral student in geography education at Lund University and a lecturer in geography education at the Department of Natural Science, Mathematics and Society, Malmö University. David’s doctoral project is a study of knowledge in school geography in relation to the construction of a syllabus and in relation to the teachers’ experiences. Check […]

Peter Parker

  • Senior Lecturer
  • peter.parker@mau.se

Peter Parker holds a Ph.D. in social anthropology with a focus on organizations and networks. His current research focuses on urban governance and the complexities of negotiation in urban development. For instance how urban regeneration is legitimized, the viability of urban commons, inclusive public space and most recently the implications of temporary use.