The Centre for Urban Research consists of a number of Centre-based researchers from across RMIT University, PhD students and honorary members, including colleagues from local, national and international institutions.

Research Coordinators

Associate Professor Sarah Bekessy

Associate Professor Sarah Bekessy

Future Fellow, Associate Professor

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Dr Karyn Bosomworth

Dr Karyn Bosomworth

Vice Chancellor’s Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

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Associate Professor Ashton De Silva

Associate Professor Ashton De Silva

Economist, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing

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Professor Jago Dodson

Professor Jago Dodson

Director of the Centre for Urban Research

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Distinguished Professor Billie Giles-Corti

Distinguished Professor Billie Giles-Corti

Director, Urban Futures Enabling Capability Platform

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Dr Joe Hurley

Dr Joe Hurley

Program Manager, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Cecily Maller

Dr Cecily Maller

Vice Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow

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Dr Ian McShane

Dr Ian McShane

Deputy Director, Senior Research Fellow

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Dr Lauren Rickards

Dr Lauren Rickards

Senior Lecturer, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Associate Professor Wendy Steele

Associate Professor Wendy Steele

Associate Professor

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Dr Yolande Strengers

Dr Yolande Strengers

Senior Research Fellow

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Associate Professor Libby Porter

Associate Professor Libby Porter

Principal Research Fellow

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Mr Ian Woodcock

Mr Ian Woodcock

Associate Lecturer, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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People

Dr Blythe McLennan

Dr Blythe McLennan

Research Fellow, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Tarn Kruger

Dr Tarn Kruger

Research Fellow, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Amanda Alderton

Amanda Alderton

Casual Research Assistant

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Ms Jasmine Ali

Ms Jasmine Ali

Research Officer

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Associate Professor Marco Amati

Associate Professor Marco Amati

Associate Professor

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Lauren Arabena

Lauren Arabena

Indigenous Research Officer

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Dr Jonathan Arundel

Dr Jonathan Arundel

Senior Research Fellow

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Dr Brendan FD Barrett

Dr Brendan FD Barrett

Research Fellow, UN Global Compact - Cities Programme

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Associate Professor Hannah Badland

Associate Professor Hannah Badland

Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow

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Chanel Bearder

Chanel Bearder

Public Engagement and Communications Officer

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Caitlin Bevan

Caitlin Bevan

Research Administration

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Professor Mike Berry

Professor Mike Berry

Emeritus Professor

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Dr Claire Boulange

Dr Claire Boulange

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Professor Michael Buxton

Professor Michael Buxton

Professor

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Dr Adrian Camilleri

Dr Adrian Camilleri

Lecturer, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing

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Dr Melek Cigdem

Dr Melek Cigdem

Research Fellow

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Associate Professor Val Colic-Peisker

Associate Professor Val Colic-Peisker

Associate Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Brian Coffey

Dr Brian Coffey

Lecturer, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Benjamin Cooke

Dr Benjamin Cooke

Lecturer, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Stefan Cvetkovski

Stefan Cvetkovski

Research Fellow

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Dr Cameron Duff

Dr Cameron Duff

Senior Research Fellow, School of Management

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Dr Melanie Davern

Dr Melanie Davern

Senior Research Fellow

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Associate Professor Karien Dekker

Associate Professor Karien Dekker

Associate Professor

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Dr Benno Engels

Dr Benno Engels

Program Manager, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Leila Mahmoudi Farahani

Leila Mahmoudi Farahani

Research Officer

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Dr Sarah Foster

Dr Sarah Foster

Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship

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Associate Professor Hartmut Fünfgeld

Associate Professor Hartmut Fünfgeld

Senior Lecturer, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Casey Furlong

Casey Furlong

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Dr Georgia Garrard

Dr Georgia Garrard

Research Fellow

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Professor Robin Goodman

Professor Robin Goodman

Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Ascelin Gordon

Dr Ascelin Gordon

Vice Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow

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Dr Lucy Gunn

Dr Lucy Gunn

Research Fellow

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Sarrah Hartridge

Sarrah Hartridge

Research Officer

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Carl Higgs

Carl Higgs

Research Officer

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Professor Jean Hillier

Professor Jean Hillier

Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Professor Ralph Horne

Professor Ralph Horne

Deputy PVC, Research and Innovation

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Anna Hyland

Anna Hyland

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Associate Professor Guy Johnson

Associate Professor Guy Johnson

Associate Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Hyungmin Kim

Dr Hyungmin Kim

Consultant

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Serena Lim

Serena Lim

Research Centre Coordinator

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Dr Jie Lu

Dr Jie Lu

Associate Professor

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Dr Peta Malins

Dr Peta Malins

Lecturer, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Luis Mata

Dr Luis Mata

Research Fellow – National Environmental Science Programme – Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub

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Halley McCann

Halley McCann

Research Officer

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Associate Professor Dave Mercer

Associate Professor Dave Mercer

Associate Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Emma Michelle

Emma Michelle

Executive Assistant/Research Project Administrator

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Dr Susie Moloney

Dr Susie Moloney

Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Trivess Moore

Dr Trivess Moore

Research Fellow

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Associate Professor Martin Mulligan

Associate Professor Martin Mulligan

Associate Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Laura Mumaw

Dr Laura Mumaw

PhD Graduate

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Dr Melissa Neave

Dr Melissa Neave

Senior Lecturer, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Megan Nethercote

Dr Megan Nethercote

Research Fellow

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Dr Larissa Nicholls

Dr Larissa Nicholls

Research Fellow

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Michael Nolan

Michael Nolan

Chair of the Global Compact Cities Programme

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Dr Cathy Oke

Dr Cathy Oke

Research Fellow, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Adriana Partal

Adriana Partal

Research Administrator

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Mr Alan Pears AM

Mr Alan Pears AM

Senior Industry Fellow, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Kath Phelan

Dr Kath Phelan

Research Fellow

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Rebecca Roberts

Rebecca Roberts

GIS Analyst

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Dr Stephen Rowley

Dr Stephen Rowley

Lecturer, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Elizabeth Ryan

Elizabeth Ryan

Deputy Director of the UN Global Compact – Cities Programme

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Ms Katelyn Samson

Ms Katelyn Samson

Research Officer

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Ms Helen Scott

Ms Helen Scott

Researcher

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Dr Koen Simons

Dr Koen Simons

Consultant

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Dr Sarah Sinclair

Dr Sarah Sinclair

Lecturer, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing

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Tessa Smith

Tessa Smith

Research Assistant

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Maria Sortino

Maria Sortino

Team Coordinator

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Dr Joan Staples

Dr Joan Staples

Associate

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Dr Liz Taylor

Dr Liz Taylor

Research Fellow

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Sergio Tirado

Sergio Tirado

Research Associate

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Honorary Associate Professor Ian Thomas

Honorary Associate Professor Ian Thomas

Honorary Associate Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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Dr Nooshin Torabi

Dr Nooshin Torabi

Researcher

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Dr Karen Villanueva

Dr Karen Villanueva

Research Fellow

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Professor Gavin Wood

Professor Gavin Wood

Emeritus Professor

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