Denise Pumain#

Denise Pumain
Email:pumain 'at' parisgeo.cnrs.fr
Membership Number:1662
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:dpumain
Homepage: http://www.parisgeo.cnrs.fr/spip.php?article164&lang=en






Present and Previous Positions
  • 2000-2001: Chief executive for the Ministry of Education in the Académie de Grenoble (Recteur)
  • 1989-: Professor of Geography, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • 1985-1989 : Professor of Geography, Université Paris XIII
  • 1981-1985: Researcher at the Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques (Paris)
  • 1980: Doctorate (“State thesis”) in Geography
  • 1970-1981: Lecturer, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

Fields of Scholarship
  • urban geography
  • theoretical geography
  • comparative analysis of cities
  • urban hierarchy
  • urban growth
  • dynamic modelling
  • complex systems
  • multi-agents simulation

Honours and Awards
  • 1984 Bronze medal of the CNRS
  • 1990 prix de l'aménagement du territoire (DATAR)
  • 1995 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1999 Chevalier de la légion d’Honneur
  • 2003 Doctor Honoris Causa de l’Université de Lausanne
  • 2009 Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite
  • 2009 Corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences


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