urban answersResearcher and writer

Robin Hambleton is:

• Professor of City Leadership in the Faculty of Environment and Technology at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK www.built-environment.uwe.ac.uk

• Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning and Public Policy and Professor Emeritus of Public Administration in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA) at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA www.uic.edu/cuppa

• Professor of City Planning in the College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) at Tongji University, Shanghai, China. Tongji CAUP website

• Past President and Member of the Governing Board of the European Urban Research Association (EURA) www.eura.org

Recent articles include:

• Local Management in a Global Era (with Jill Simone Gross) in the ICMA journal – Public Management (Dec 2008)

• A series of five articles on International Insights in Municipal Journal (April-June 2008)

Articles in The Guardian magazine, Public, on city leadership (April and June 2008)

Overseas experience offers practical ideas, Planning Convention, July, 2008

His latest books are:

governing cities• Governing Cities in a Global Era. Urban Innovation, Competition and Democratic Reform (co-edited with Jill Simone Gross) (2007). Basingstoke and New York: globalism book coverPalgrave www.palgrave.com

• Globalism and Local Democracy.Challenge and Change in Europe and North America (co-edited with Hank Savitch and Murray Stewart) (2002). Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave www.palgrave.com



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