Researchers

Researchers

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 […]

Nazem Tahvilzadeh

  • Senior Lecturer
  • nazem.tahvilzadeh@mau.se

My research interest span around a number of central issues relating to urban governance, democracy, power and policy analysis in contemporary city politics. I have written articles and reports on citizen participation and deliberative democracy, sustainable urban development politics, politics against segregation and their valence on the policy agenda, as well as the relation between […]

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. […]

Fredrik Torisson

  • POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER
  • fredrik.torisson@mau.se

Fredrik Torisson is a postdoctoral researcher in Urban Studies. His research can be placed within the fields of architectural and urban historiography and architectural theory. Research interests include critical readings of architecture and the built environment, architectural and urban historiography and different modes of envisioning desirable futures. Currently, he is investigating the smart city and […]

Hoai Anh Tran

  • Senior Lecturer
  • hoai.anh.tran@mau.se

Hoai Anh Tran is Associate Professor in Urban Studies and is responsible for the bachelor program Urban Development and Planning. She teaches Architecture and Urban Form, Planning Theory and Theory of Sciences and Methodology. My research stem from an interest in the social aspects of urban and housing development and planing and a concern for […]

Chiara Valli

  • Associate Senior Lecturer
  • chiara.valli@mau.se

Chiara Valli is Associate Senior Lecturer at the Department of Urban Studies. She is an urban geographer interested in housing and planning and their relations to social justice. After her PhD degree in Social and Economic Geography at Uppsala University, Chiara has conducted a postdoc project at the University of Gothenburg, a postdoc at IUR […]

Simone Vegliò

  • Project Researcher
  • Simone.veglio@mau.se

Simone Vegliò is a Project Researcher at Malmö University. He holds a PhD in Geography (King’s College London, 2019) and his research is situated at the intersection of Urban Geography and Political Geography. His current project interrogates the implementation of “global infrastructure” in South America’s River Plate basin. By focusing on commercial ports as key infrastructures […]

Karina Villacura

  • Doctoral Student
  • karina.villacura@mau.se

I am a PhD student at the Department of Urban Studies. My PhD project explores the potential connections between the residential mobility of young households with children, the Swedish housing system, and their welfare policies. I use both quantitative and qualitative empirical material to understand, comprehensively, the actual mobility pattern, the conditions that might shape this […]

Chiara Vitrano

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • chiara.vitrano@mau.se

I am a postdoctoral researcher at K2 – The Swedish Knowledge Centre for Public Transport and at Malmö University, Department of Urban Studies. I hold a Master in Sociology and a PhD in Urban Studies. My current research interests include access inequalities and transport disadvantage, urban rhythms and time sovereignty, and new mobility services. My main […]