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People Categories: Ambassador

Leonid E. Limonov

Уважаемые коллеги – российские члены Ассоциации региональных исследований (RSA) и все, кто интересуется региональной наукой и хотел бы больше узнать об Ассоциации и ее работе, В качестве посла Ассоциации в России я готов ответить на ваши вопросы и обсудить ваши идеи и предложения о развитии российской секции RSA, организации конференций и других мероприятий в России, […]

Max Munday

The Chair of the RSA Wales Section is Max Munday, Director of the Welsh Economy Research Unit at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. “The Welsh section of the RSA has been active since the early 1990s. The Welsh economy is a valuable lens through which to examine regional policy and economic issues, being a devolved […]

Justin Doran

The Chair of the RSA Ireland Section is Justin Doran, Director of the Spatial and Regional Economics Research Centre and a Lecturer in the Department of Economics, Cork University Business School, University College Cork “The Regional Studies Irish Section (RSAIR) was officially open in 1974 to provide a forum to discuss regional issues in Ireland. […]

Micaela Mazzei

I am a Senior Lecturer at the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, and  a program leader for an MSc in Social Innovation at Glasgow Caledonian University.  I have studied political science and sociology at the University of Florence.  I hold a Master Degree in Applied Social Research from the University of Manchester and […]

Attila Korompai

The Chair of the RSA Hungary Section is Attila Korompai, emeritus Associate Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest. “The RSA is a significant channel to key international issues for the Hungarian regional studies community. The main objective of the Hungarian RSA section is to support the growth of a network of Hungarian regionalists. The RSA Hungary […]

Will Eadson

Will Eadson

The Chair of the RSA Yorkshire and Humberside Branch, Will Eadson, is a Reader in Urban and Regional Sustainability at CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University. Will has been involved in the RSA for over a decade and more generally has taken an active role in promoting urban and regional studies as a discipline since the early […]

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Jun Du

The Chair of the West Midlands Branch, Jun Du is Professor of Economics and Director of Lloyds Banking Centre for Business Prosperity at Aston Business School, Aston University. “Hello! This is Jun Du, Chair of RSA in West Midlands. It is my great pleasure to send this welcome message to you at the outset of […]

Elvira Uyarra

The Branch Chair, Elvira Uyarra, is a Reader, Innovation Policy & Strategy and Director, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester. “Having been a member of the RSA for over a decade, RSA Fellow since 2017 and having attended the conferences since my PhD days, I am honored to contribute to the life of […]

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Gary Bosworth

The RSA East Midlands Branch Chair, Gary Bosworth, is a Reader at the University of Lincoln. “I first joined the RSA in 2009 as an Early Career Member.  This was my first year at the University of Lincoln where I began as a Research Fellow in the Business School and now, as a Reader of […]

Ian Smith

The Chair of the RSA South West Branch, Ian Smith, is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). “I work on a wide range of issues relating to regional economics and to the production of public policy at different territorial levels.  In this I hold to the […]

Ignazio Cabras

Ignazio Cabras is the Faculty Director for International Research Partnerships and a member of the Strategic Management and International Business Group (SMIB) at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association (FeRSA). He is fully qualified with a BSc(Hons) and […]

Dave Valler

Hi there. I’m Dave Valler, Reader in Planning in the School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes University. It’s an honour to take up the Chair of the RSA London and South East Branch and I look forward to meeting and working with colleagues within and outside the area. It’s a fascinating time, not least against the […]

Peter Tyler

The Chair of the RSA East of England Branch, Pete Tyler is Professor, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and Director of Studies in Land Economy at St. Catharine’s College Peter Tyler is a Professor in Urban and Regional Economics. He has been a Project Director for over seventy major research projects for Government, […]

Alejandro Mercado-Celis

Alejandro Mercado-Celis is full Professor at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

Matthias Kokorsch

Matthias Kokorsch is Academic Director of Coastal Communities and Regional Development at the University Centre of the Westfjords.

Verena Radinger-Peer

Verena trained as spatial and regional planner with a PhD in the field of regional planning and regional economics, investigating the impact of a decentralized location pattern of universities on the development of their (rural) location region.  She has been the Chair of the AESOP Young Academics Network and served on the AESOP executive committee. […]

Melissa Nursey-Bray

Hello from South Australia, ranked fifth on the Lonely Planet’s Top Ten regions for 2017! It is an honour to serve as a RSA Ambassador for Australia and to join the team across Australia working on regional and urban affairs. I look forward to working with existing and hopefully bringing in new members to the […]

Amma Buckley

Amma Buckley

As an Australian Ambassador, it is a privilege to warmly welcome you to the Regional Studies Association (RSA) and to invite you to join a lively network of regional studies colleagues across the globe bringing many associated benefits and opportunities. My focus will be on the promotion and development of RSA activities in Australia, particularly […]

José A. Borello

Hola y ¡bienvenidos!! ¡Hola y bienvenidos a todos los interesados en temas regionales! Como Embajador de la Asociación de Estudios Regionales (Regional Studies Association, RSA) en la Argentina me complace darles la bienvenida. La RSA es una asociación de alcance mundial interesada en la problemática regional. Si bien gran parte de sus miembros son académicos, […]

Elton Stafa

Elton Stafa

Elton is actively engaged as a consultant providing expert knowledge and technical assistance to the Government of Albania in developing and implementing effective decentralization policies, legislation and reforms through the USAID’s Planning and Local Governance Project and Co-Plan Institute for Habitat Development.  He also works for the Network of Associations of Local Governments in South-East […]

Lee Pugalis

Lee Pugalis

Lee is a chartered town planner and accredited economic development officer who has worked for local, regional and national government in the UK; a particular strength is my ability to connect cutting-edge theoretical research debates with the practical imperatives of policymaking.  His sphere of expertise is urban and regional economic development with a strong focus […]

Suntje Schmidt

Suntje Schmidt, Assistant Professor of Applied Economic Geography at the Humboldt University in Berlin, is the RSA Ambassador to Germany.

Ida Musialkowska

My name is Ida Musiałkowska and I’m an Associate Professor at the Department of European Studies of the Poznań Univeristy of Economics and Business. I’ve been an active member of the Regional Studies Association since 2003 involved in organizing conferences, special sessions and co-editing of the special issues of many journals. My main aim as […]

Sabine Dörry

Message from Sabine Dear esteemed enthusiasts of regional studies, It is my great pleasure to introduce myself as the RSA Ambassador to Luxembourg. Although the country is small within the worldwide representation of the Regional Studies Association and has a population of not even 600,000 people, it has a significant membership of the RSA. Having […]

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