Section Editors

Section Board for 'Urban Contexts and Urban-Rural Interactions' (10)

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Prof. Dr. Dagmar Haase
Section Editor-in-Chief
Humboldt University of Berlin, Alfred-Rühl-Haus, Rudower Chaussee 16, 12489 Berlin, Germany
Interests: land-use change modelling; ecosystem services; socio-environmental justice; urban land teleconnections; urban ecology; GIS and remote sensing
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Prof. Dr. Gilles Pinson
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. Neil Brenner *
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Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Gund Hall 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
Interests: Urban theory; urban political economy; urban political ecology; territorial and ecological governance; planetary urbanization; city/hinterland dynamics; energy regimes and urbanization; comparative urban and territorial restructuring
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Prof. Dr. Thomas W. Sanchez
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Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Tech, USA
Interests: urban planning; transport; social equity; scholarly impact
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Dr. Charlie Shackleton
Dept of Environmental Science, Rhodes University, Makhanda, 6140, South Africa
Interests: non-timber forest products; rural livelihoods; urban forestry; multipurpose land use
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Dr. Keith Halfacree
Department of Geography, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
Interests: Counterurbanisation; urban-to-rural migration; alternative communities; nature; counterculture
Prof. Dr. Roberta Capello
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. David Simon
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
Dr. Cristina Branquinho
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
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Dr. Luca Salvati
Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA-SEL), Forestry and Wood, Via Santa Margherita 80, 52100 Arezzo AR, Italy
Interests: climate change; desertification; land-use; sustainable agriculture; urban sprawl; urban and rural geography
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