People

ACADEMIC

  • ruth fincher
    Professor Emeritus Ruth Fincher AM, Ruth is an urban geographer with interests in the production of social and spatial difference in the western city, and the ways that social planning attempts to influence this.
  • ilan wiesel
    Dr Ilan Wiesel, Ilan is an ARC DECRA Fellow, and an urban geographer with research interests in social inequalities in cities, housing affordability and disability.

Honorary Staff

  • nicole cook
    Dr Nicole Cook, Nicole is an urban geographer with research interests in urban restructuring, urban governance, power and participation, social movement and resident activism, housing and home.
  • kate shaw
    Dr Kate Shaw, Kate Shaw is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow in Urban Geography and Planning. Her current research focuses on urban renewal in the 21st century.

STUDENTS

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    Thea Hewitt. Thea is interested in cultural diversity and multiculturalism in Australia, her research explores the settlement services and resources available to refugee and migrant groups in Melbourne.
    Supervisors: Dr. Ilan Wiesel, Prof Ruth Fincher.
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    Louise Dorignon. Louise's doctoral research explores the links between housing, everyday life and the subversion of architecture in high-density contexts. She is interested in the geographies of rhythms and their social implications in cities.
    Supervisors: Dr. Ilan Wiesel, Prof Ruth Fincher.