Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (University of Birmingham)

Dr Simon Pemberton is a Senior Lecturer in Urban Geography and Planning at the University of Birmingham. He has wide-ranging interests in urban and rural policy; community planning; social inclusion, urban regeneration management, state spatiality and the geography of state power and the policies and politics of managed migration. In this respect, following completion of his BSc and PhD in Human Geography at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Simon initially managed an urban regeneration department of some 42 staff before moving on to become Director of a £1m research unit (The Merseyside Social Inclusion Observatory) at the University of Liverpool between 2004 and 2010. Simon has published widely in all of these research areas and has appeared in the national media in terms of providing advice to government ministers.


School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston,
B15 2TT Birmingham
United Kingdom

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