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Members in the research group Development Geography

Below you find the members in the research group.

Active members

Robin Biddulph

Researcher in Human Geography
Contact Robin Biddulph

Research interests

  • Land Reform and local politics
  • Rural livelihoods and rural-urban interactions
  • Inclusive Tourism
  • Geographical focus: Cambodia and Tanzania

Margareta Espling

Senior lecturer in Human Geography
Contact Margareta Espling

Research interests

  • Gendered access to and control over livelihood resources, and collective strategies for resource mobilisation.
  • Geographic focus: sub-Saharan Africa (spec. Mozambique and Uganda)

Jonas Lindberg

Senior lecturer in Human Geography
Contact Jonas Lindberg

Research interests

  • Geographies of education: the spatial distribution of educational opportunities and (post-) politics redistribution issues
  • Rural livelihoods: rural livelihood diversification, political economy of rural livelihood transformation, access to livelihood resources
  • Geographical focus: South Asia (Sri Lanka) and Eastern Africa (Rwanda)

Sara Falkensjö

PhD student in Human Geography
Contact Sara Falkensjö

Research interests

  • Geographies of education
  • Labour geography

José Lourenço Neves

PhD student in Human Geography
Contact José Lourenço Neves

Research interests

  • Territorial planning and climate change
  • Urban planning and land mgmt
  • Flood risk assessment
  • Tourism and regional planning
  • Community development

Kanchana N Ruwanpura

Professor Development Geography
Contact Kanchana N Ruwanpura

Research interests

  • Labour geographies, ethical trade and global production processes
  • Feminist perspectives on ethno-nationalism, conflict and post-disaster politics
  • Post-war development and infrastructure polities
  • Geographical Focus: South Asia (Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan)

 

Former members

Elizabeth Dessie

PhD student in Human Geography

Research interests

  • African cities
  • Urban livelihoods
  • Gendered spaces
  • Rural-urban migration
  • Ethiopia

Emmanuel Muyombano

PhD student in Human Geography

Research interests

  • Land tenure reforms
  • Land use management
  • Land registration and titling
  • Geo-Information technology

Lasse Krantz

Visiting research fellow

Research interests

  • Tenure rights to land and natural resources

Ann Oberhauser

Visiting professor 2019

Research interests

  • Gender and globalization
  • Feminist methodology
  • Critical development studies

Sylvia Chant

Visiting prefessor 2013-2015

Research interests

  • Feminization of poverty
  • Urbanization and development

Regina Scheyvens

Visiting professor

Research interests

  • Tourism and poverty
  • Inclusive tourism development
  • Development theory and practice
  • Sustainable development

Staffan Rosell

Visiting research fellow

Research interests

  • Rural livelihoods
  • Climate changes
  • Land use changes
  • Food securit
Robin Biddulph
Robin Biddulph
Margareta Espling
Margareta Espling
Jonas Lindberg
Jonas Lindberg
Sara Falkensjö
Sara Falkensjö
José Lourenço Neves
José Lourenço Neves
Kanchana Ruwanpura
Kanchana Ruwanpura