iRGENT researchers

Françoise Cognard

GEOLAB UMR 6042 CNRS - UBP Clermont-Ferrand


Current position and affiliation
Associate Professor

GEOLAB UMR 6042 CNRS, « Environmental Capital » Team, University of Clermont-Ferrand, France

 

Field of expertise or research interest
Human and Rural Geography, Demography Social Geography Amenity migration Rural Gentrification Working mainly on France and French rural areas and mountain areas

 

Current project

ANR iRGENT (international Rural Gentrification)
 

Webpage : http://lettres.univ-bpclermont.fr/article411.htm

Julien Dellier

GEOLAB UMR 6042 CNRS - Université de Limoges


Current position and affiliation
Associate Professor

GEOLAB UMR 6042 CNRS, « Environmental Capital » Team, University of Limoges, France

 

Field of expertise or research interest
Human geography, edible cities, urban agriculture and short food supply chain. Working mainly on France, South Africa and USA.

 

Current project

  • ANR UNPEC (Urban National Parks in Emergent Cities)
  • Observatoire des proximités Limousin Poitou-Charentes
  • Chaire d’excellence bois

 

Webpage : http://recherche.flsh.unilim.fr/geolab/julien.dellier/

Hélène Ducros

University of Leicester - Department of Geography


Current position and affiliation

Research Associate (Rural Gentrification Project)

 

Field of expertise or research interest

Human geography, landscape, sense of place, heritage-making, rurality, memory of place, heritage preservation, rural architecture, place branding. Geographic areas of interest: France, Europe, Madagascar and African Indian Ocean Rim.

 

Current project

Rural gentrification

Sylvain Guyot

GEOLAB UMR 6042 CNRS - Université de Limoges


Current position and affiliation
Associate Professor

UMR GEOLAB CNRS 6042, « Environmental Capital » Team, University of Limoges, France

 

Field of expertise or research interest
Human Geography and Political Ecology. Working mainly on South Africa, Chile and Argentina.

 

Current project
Current research on the links between ecological frontiers and site specific art in South Africa (Eden to Addo Corridor) and France.

 

Webpage : http://recherche.flsh.unilim.fr/geolab/sylvain-guyot/

J. Dwight Hines

Point Park University


to come

Chloe Kinton

Loughborough University, Department of Geography


Current position and affiliation

Research Associate

Department of Geography, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU

 
Field of expertise or research interest

Rural geography, population geography, (de)studentification and urban change, geographies of higher education

 

Current project

International Rural Gentrification

 

Webpage: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/geography/staff/kinton-c.html

Peter B. Nelson

Middlebury College, Department of Geography


Current position and affiliation

Professor of Geography

Department Chair

 

Field of expertise or research interest

Urban to Rural Migration; Rural Gentrification; United States Rural Economy

 

Current project

International Rural Gentrification

Subprime Lending and Rural Housing Markets

 

Webpage : http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/geog/faculty/node/288487

Martin Phillips

University of Leicester


Current position and affiliation
Professor of Human Geography

Landscape and Community Research (LACR) theme leader, Department of Geography, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH

 

Field of expertise or research interest
Rural social and cultural geography, historical geography, society/environment relations, energy geographies, and philosophy in geography. Working mainly in the UK, Australia and New Zealand…

 

Current project

  • International Rural Gentrification
  • Affective Digital Histories
  • Evaluating the Legacy of Animative and Iterative Connected Communities Projects
  • Global Cotton Connections
  • Rural Hybrid Energy Enterprise Systems

 

Webpage : www2.le.ac.uk/departments/geography/people/mpp2/

Pierre Pistre

IFSTTAR - AME -DEST


Current position and affiliation
Post-doctorate position

IFSTTAR (French Institute for Science and Technology of Transport, Development and Network), DEST (Economic and Social Dynamics of Transport) team, Paris Marne-la-Vallée, France

 

Field of expertise or research interest

Human and Rural Geography, Rural Population, Residential Mobility, Daily Mobility, Quantitative and Qualitative methodology. Working mainly on French rural areas.

 

Current project

ANR International Rural Gentrification

PREDIT Facadymo about daily mobility behaviors in the French low density areas

 

Webpage : http://www.parisgeo.cnrs.fr/spip.php?article159&lang=fr

Frédéric Richard

GEOLAB UMR 6042 CNRS - Université de Limoges


Current position and affiliation
Associate Professor / Maître de conférences

UMR GEOLAB CNRS 6042, Head of Research Group, « Environmental Capital » Team, University of Limoges, France

 

Field of expertise or research interest
Social Geography, rural issues, rural gentrification. Working mainly on France and Great Britain.

 

Current project

  • in charge of the GDF/University of Limoges Foundation Chair “Environmental Capital and the Sustainable Management of Rivers”
  • Habipart project

 

Webpage : http://recherche.flsh.unilim.fr/geolab/frederic-richard/

Gabrielle Saumon

GEOLAB UMR 6042 CNRS - Université de Limoges


Current position and affiliation
PhD student

GEOLAB UMR 6042 CNRS, « Environmental Capital » Team, University of Limoges, France

Qualified Teacher / Agrégée de géographie (2013, rang 8)

 

Field of expertise or research interest

Amenity migrations, rural gentrification, radical geography, environmental capital, wilderness, nature writing and cultural geography. Working on Western Montana (USA).

 

Current project

Thesis

  • From the social and spatial elitism of migratory patterns to the hegemonic representations of environment in Western Montana: critical analysis of nature narratives and practices for a geography of environmental capital.

PhD supervisor

  • Nathalie BERNARDIE-TAHIR, professor, University of Limoges
  • Sylvain GUYOT, Associate prof., University of Limoges
  • Frédéric RICHARD, Associate prof.,University of Limoges

 

Webpage : http://recherche.flsh.unilim.fr/geolab/gabrielle.saumon/

Darren Smith

Loughborough University


Current position and affiliation

Professor of Geography, Associate Dean Enterprise

Co-Director, Human Geography Research Group, Department of Geography, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU

 

Field of expertise or research interest

Rural social geography, population geography, studentification and urban change, migration and family geographies. Working mainly in the UK, USA and Canada, and China

 

Current project

  • International Rural Gentrification

  • Student housing and planning

  • Town:gown relations and urban change

  • Housing in Multiple Occupation

  • Coastal geographies

Webpage: www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/geography/dps

Greta Tommasi

GEOLAB UMR 6042 CNRS - Université de Limoges


Current position and affiliation
Postdoctoral researcher

UMR GEOLAB CNRS 6042, « Environmental Capital » Team, University of Limoges, France

Thesis: Living in plural countrysides: mobilities and territories within rural areas through the examples of Sierra de Albarracin and Limousin.

Supervisors : Nathalie Bernardie-Tahir and Frederic Richard

 

Field of expertise or research interest
Human Geography: rural areas, mobilities, rural gentrification. Working mainly on France and Spain.

 

Current project.
Research in France dynamics and social-issues of rural gentrification in France.

 

Webpage : http://recherche.flsh.unilim.fr/geolab/greta.tommasi/