Our people

University of Manchester researchers on cities work across diverse Schools and disciplines – encompassing arts, business, culture, education, environment, language, social science and law – to ensure that when decisions about the future of cities are made, they are based on rigorous and independent research.

Cities and the environment team

Professor Stefan Bouzarovski

Dr Andy Karvonen

Dr Richard Kingston

Professor Erik Swyngedouw

Cities and society team

Dr Mark Jayne

Professor Ruth Lupton

Dr Andrew Miles

Professor Chris Phillipson

Urban governance team

Dr Mark Baker

Professor Graham Haughton

Professor Diana Mitlin

Professor Kevin Ward

Professor Cecilia Wong