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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 as a University Teacher at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool; a Research Associate at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth; and a Research Fellow/Associate at the School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester. Most importantly, he is a fan of Portsmouth Football Club.

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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