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Ian has worked in the Department of Social Sciences since 2011. He works across the disciplines/fields of geography, urban studies and criminology. Before arriving in the North East, he worked at the University of Liverpool, University of Portsmouth and University of Manchester. Most importantly, he is a fan of Portsmouth Football Club.

Currently Ian is working with Clare Wiper on a research project exploring people's experiences of pedestrian underpasses in Newcastle upon Tyne (using surveys, interviews and archival research). If you have lived, worked or studied in Newcastle, it would be great if you could fill out this short survey on your thoughts about, and experiences of pedestrian underpasses in Newcastle: www.bit.ly/surveyunderpass. Thanks! 

Research interests

Ian's research focuses on cities, with a particular emphasis on five issues: (1) underpasses and the urban subterranean, (2) policy mobilities; (3) sex work; (4) fictional cities and crime; and (5) the temporality of cities:

Education/Academic qualification

Geography, PhD

1 Sep 200431 Dec 2099

Award Date: 1 Sep 2008


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