Researchers

Researchers

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.

Maria Persdotter

  • Research Assistant
  • maria.persdotter@mau.se

Maria Persdotter, PhD in Urban Studies. Maria is currently a research assistant at the Department of Urban studies at Malmö University. Her research interests include the geographies of bordering and mobility control practices, specifically as these intersect with issues of housing and homelessness. She also has a longstanding interest in feminist and critical race theory.

Emil Pull

  • DOCTORAL STUDENT
  • emil.pull@mau.se

Emil Pull is PhD candidate at the Department of Urban Studies at Malmö University and at the unit for Space, Place, Mobility and Urban Studies at Roskilde University. His studies focuses on gentrification and displacement in Sweden.

Erica Righard

  • Associate Professor
  • erica.righard@mau.se

Erica Righard, PhD, is an associate professor at the Department of Social Work and a research fellow at Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM). She received her doctoral degree at Lund University in 2008. Over a couple of years she worked as a researcher and lecturer at the Linnaeus University. She […]

Per-Markku Ristilammi

  • Professor
  • per-markku.ristilammi@mau.se

Per-Markku Ristilammi received his PhD in Ethnology 1994 from Lund University with a dissertation titled Rosengård och den svarta Poesin. En studie av modern annorlundahet (Rosengård and the Black Poetry. A study of Modern Alterity) that dealt with the construction of alterity in the city. From 1999 and onwards Ristilammi has been engaged in several […]

Kim Roelofs

  • DOCTORAL STUDENT
  • kim.roelofs@mau.se

Kim Roelofs is a PhD student at the Department of Urban Studies at Malmö University. Kim has a background in ethnology and cultural analysis and is currently studying area-based development with a focus on spatial justice. 

Staffan Schmidt

  • Senior Lecturer
  • staffan.schmidt@mau.se

Staffan Schmidt is a phd artistic researcher and senior lecturer for design in theory and practice.

Alicia Smedberg

  • DOCTORAL STUDENT
  • alicia.smedberg@mau.se

Alicia Smedberg is a PhD candidate in Participatory Design. Her research departs form the tension that democracy as a practice is relational and requires a conscious distribution of agency towards marginalized voices, despite resting on a foundation of distributed agency which does not recognize hierarchies. This means that a vocalization of political relations, and a […]

Eigo Tateishi

  • Doctoral Student
  • eigo.tateishi@mau.se

Eigo Tateishi is a Ph.D. candidate in urban studies at the Department of Urban Studies at Malmö University. His primary research interest is to quantitatively analyze the urban dynamics of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in Sweden and Japan in relation to sustainable urban development, and consider a more effective form of TODs in the future. […]