• ruth fincher
    Professor 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.
  • 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.


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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. Nicole Cook, Prof Ruth Fincher.