Erik Swyngedouw#


Erik Swyngedouw
Email:erik.swyngedouw 'at' manchester.ac.uk
Membership Number:4078
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:eswyngedouw
Elected:2015
Homepage: http://staffprofiles.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/Profile.aspx?Id=Erik.Swyngedouw




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2006 - present Professor of Geography, University of Manchester
  • Jan - Jun 2014 Vincent Wright Visiting Chair in European Politics, Science Po (Institute for Political Science), Paris
  • 2011 - 2014 Visiting Professor, Department of Geography, University of Ghent, Belgium
  • Jan - Dec 2011 British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow
  • 2008 - 2010 Visiting Professor, Department of Geography, University of Leuven
  • 2004 - 2006 Professor of Geography, Oxford University
  • Sep - Dec 2004 Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Geography and Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technologies, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
  • 1988 - 2006 Official Fellow and Tutor of Geography, St. Peter’s College, Oxford University (1988-2006)
  • 1997 - 2004 University Reader in Economic Geography, Oxford University, UK
  • Jan - Apr 2002 Monet-Marshall Visiting Professor of European Studies, Jackson School of International Relations and Department of Geography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 1997 - 2000 Associate Fellow, Environmental Change Unit, Oxford University
  • Jul - Oct 1998 Visiting Professor and Marie Curie Fellow, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1988 - 1997 University Lecturer in Human Geography, Oxford University, UK
  • Sep - Nov 1996 Visiting Professor and European Marie Curie Fellow, Department of Geography, University of Seville, Spain
  • 1990 - 1994 Consultant to the University of Leuven, Belgium/Universidad di Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador.
  • 1987 - 1988 Lecturer in Geography and Regional Economics at the College for Public Policy and Business Administration, (ADECHO), Brussels, Belgium
  • 1984 - 1988 Research and Teaching Assistant at the Institute for Urban and Regional Planning, University of Leuven
  • 1983 - 1984 Junior Research Fellow at the Centre for Metropolitan Planning and Research, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • 1980 - 1983 Researcher, Institute for Urban and Regional Planning, University of Leuven

Fields of Scholarship
  • Urban governance
  • Water resources
  • Political ecology
  • Political geography
  • Geographical political economy
  • Urban sociology
  • Environmental politics
  • Environmental sociology

Honours and Awards
  • 2013 Medal from Flemish Science Foundation, Belgium (for services on research panel)
  • 2012 Invited to be Ambassador for the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) (http://ec.europa.eu/citizens-initiative/public/welcome?lg=en) on “Water is a Human Right” (http://www.right2water.eu)
  • 2011 British Academy Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship
  • 2008 James Blaut Memorial Award, Critical and Socialist Geography Specialty Group, American Association of Geographers
  • 1997 Anniversary Award from Environment and Planning A for best paper of the year “Power, Nature and the City. The Conquest of Water and The Political Ecology of Urbanization in Guayaquil, Ecuador: 1880-1980”, Environment and Planning A, 29(2), pp. 311-332

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