Editorial Board for section 'Urban Contexts and Urban-Rural Interactions'

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Members (40)

Prof. Dr. Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque
Website
Section Board Member
Laboratorio de Ecologia e Evolução de Sistemas Socioecológicos, Departamento de Botânica, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife 50670-901, PE, Brazil
Interests: land-use systems; landscape ethnoecology; landscape ecology; landscape modification; conservation of natural resources; ethnobiology; ethnoecology; human ecology; social-ecological systems
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Jan Barkmann
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Social Sciences, Hochschule Darmstadt—University of Applied Sciences, 64295 Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: environmental & resource economics; development economics; agricultural economics; nature and landscape based tourism; sustainable development; sustainable supply chain management; sustainability labels; urban green; biodiversity; ecosystem services; land use change; social psychology; empirical social science research; decision-making under risk
Dr. Cristina Branquinho
Website
Section Board Member
Botany Departmente, cE3c – Centre for Ecology, Evoltion and Environmental Changes, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Campo Grande 1749–016 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: urban ecology; ecosystems services; urban green infrastructure; urban heat island effect; nature-based solutions; air pollution
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Guangzhong Cao
Website
Section Board Member
College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Interests: urban geography; urban-rural planning; migration and urbanization
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Roberta Capello
Website
Section Board Member
Department Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering ABC, Politecnico di Milano, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: regional and urban development; urban rent; innovation and regional and urban competitiveness
Prof. Dr. Guangqing Chi
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: environmental demography; socio-environmental systems; population-infrastructure dynamics; computational and spatial analysis
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Sarel Cilliers
Website
Section Board Member
School of Biological Sciences, Unit of Environmental Sciences and Management, North-West University, Private Bag X1009, Potchefstroom 2531, South Africa
Interests: urban biodiversity; urban ecosystem services; urban ecology; urban social-ecological systems; urban gardens; urban green infrastructure planning
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Francisco J. Escobedo
Website
Section Board Member
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, 4955 Canyon Crest Dr., Riverside, CA 92507, USA
Interests: ecosystem services; urban forestry; forest policy; socio-ecological systems; community forestry; landscape ecology
Prof. Dr. Chuanglin Fang
grade Website
Section Board Member
Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: urban geography and urban agglomeration development; the resource and environmental effects of urbanization
Dr. Keith Halfacree
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Geography, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Interests: counterurbanisation; urban-to-rural migration; alternative communities; nature; counterculture
Prof. Dr. Xuesong Kong
Website
Section Board Member
School of Resource and Environmental Sciences, Wuhan University, 129 Luoyu Road, Wuhan 430079, China
Interests: rural settlements planning; land consolidation; land use; ecological effects
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Monika Kopecká
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Geoinformatics, Institute of Geography, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Stefanikova 49, 814 73 Bratislava, Slovakia
Interests: land use/land cover change; landscape fragmentation; urban dynamics; ecosystem services; remote sensing
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Karima Kourtit
Website
Section Board Member
Faculty of Management, The Open University of The Netherlands, Valkenburgerweg 177, 6419 AT Heerlen, The Netherlands
Interests: creative industries; urban development; cultural heritage; digital technology; strategic performance management
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Zhigang Li
Website
Section Board Member
School of Urban Design, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
Interests: neighborhoods; sociospatial transformation; spatial planning; urban China
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Tao Liu
Website
Section Board Member
College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Interests: urbanization; migration; urban planning and governance
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Fabio Luino
Website
Section Board Member
Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection, Italian National Research Council, Strada delle Cacce 73, 10135 Torino, Italy
Interests: land-use planning, urbanization and geo-hydrological processes, historical research
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Thomas Maloutas
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Geography, Harokopio University, 17778 Athens, Greece
Interests: urban inequalities; segregation; gentrification; southern Europe
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Hannes Palang
Website
Section Board Member
Center for Landscape and Culture, School of Humanities, Tallinn University, Uus-Sadama 5, 10120 Tallinn, Estonia
Interests: cultural landscapes; landscape values and perception; landscape services; heritage
Prof. Dr. Gilles Pinson
Website
Section Board Member
Political Science, University of Bordeaux, Bureau B032 (RdC), 11 allée Ausone, 33607 Pessac CEDEX, France
Interests: urban governance; neoliberalism; urban policies (planning, town planning, economic development, international relations, digital); local government; center-periphery relations; intergovernmental relations; political sociology of local government; metropolitanization; intermunicipal governance, public policies; social science methods (interview, comparison)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Barfoed Randrup
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE-234 22 Lomma, Sweden
Interests: use and management of urban open spaces; landscape governance; strategy and policy making; nature-based solutions
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Mark Riley
Website
Section Board Member
School of Environmental Sciences, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Interests: rural and environmental change; social and cultural aspects; agriculture and land management; family farming; agri-environmental schemes and management
Prof. Dr. Rob Roggema
Website
Section Board Member
1. Professor of Spatial Transformations, Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
2. Director Cittaideale, Mörfelden-Walldorfplein 251, 6706 LC Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: sustainable urban design; complexity; climate adaptation; energy landscapes; foods capes; spatial sea level landscapes; urban planning; metropolitan planning
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Luca Salvati
Website
Section Board Member
Prof. Dr. Thomas W. Sanchez
Website
Section Board Member
Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Tech, Arlington, VA 22203, USA
Interests: urban planning; transport; social equity; scholarly impact
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Jefferey M. Sellers
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Southern California, Von KleinSmid Center 327, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Interests: urban governance and policy; local government; politics and political participation in urban regions; intergovernmental relations and multilevel governance; suburbanization and metropolitanization; urban form; urban and periurban land dynamics; political economy of urban development; metropolitan land and housing markets; urban sociospatial inequality and segregation; remote sensing and GIS
Prof. Dr. Charlie Shackleton
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Environmental Science, Rhodes University, P.O. Box 94, Grahamstown, South Africa
Interests: non-timber forest products; NTFP ecology; NTFP management; multipurpose landuse; poverty alleviation; rural livelihoods; urban foraging
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. David Simon
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham Hill, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK
Interests: urban areas; climate/environmental change; theory-policy-practice interface
Prof. Dr. Shiliang Su
grade Website
Section Board Member
Department of GI Science and Cartography, College of Resource and Environmental Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430079, China
Interests: geocomputational social sciences; land use modeling; thematic cartography
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Jacques Teller
Website
Section Board Member
Department of Architecture, Geology, Environment & Constructions (ArGEnCo), University of Liège, Liège, Belgium
Interests: urban planning; landscape; land use; governance
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Back to TopTop