Prof Kevin Ward

Professor of Human Geography

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Postgraduate opportunities

Kevin is always keen to hear from potential PhD students. Please email him with a 2-3 page research outline. He is particularly keen to work with students in the following areas:

  • Governance, struggle, and negotiation as differing modes of politics
  • Benchmarking, comparison and learning between cities
  • Struggles and negotiations around urban sustainability and resilience
  • Collective consumption and social reproduction in the twenty first century
  • Exchanges, visits and learning between cities
  • Im/mobile urban policies and their mutations
  • Informality and the everyday in cities
  • Infrastructure and its provision and financing in the current economic crisis
  • Urban, suburban and post-suburban political forms