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Stephen Marr
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citat My research currently emphasizes contemporary urban studies from a comparative perspective. The cases on which I focus are large cities in sub-Saharan Africa and post-industrial cities of the American midwest. citat

Stephen Marr is a senior lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies.
I received my PhD in Political Science from the University of Florida in 2008, specializing in Comparative Politics, Political Theory and African Studies. My dissertation examined the relationship between formal, state-led urban planning techniques and the everyday uses of space in Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana.
Currently, I am at work on a long-term comparative urban studies project that seeks to place African-focused approaches to urban theory at the center of a rethinking of contemporary urban theory. The project is entitled, "Social Infrastructure and the Politics of Everyday Insecurity in Lagos and Detroit: Rethinking Urbanity in a Time of Crisis" Other teaching and research interests include: the politics of globalization, urban studies, African politics, theories of popular culture, critical theory, and cultural studies. Prior to coming to Malmö, I taught at Monmouth University, Haverford College, and Linnaeus University.
Previously I have held research affiliations at the University of Gothenburg's Centre for Globalization and Development, and the University of Toronto's Cites Centre. In 2016 I was appointed Associate Researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala, Sweden.


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E-post:stephen.marr@mah.se
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  • Publikationer

  • I urval från Malmö University Electronic Publishing.

    Vetenskapliga artiklar med peer-review
    Marr, Stephen (2016) "Worlding and wilding : Lagos and Detroit as global cities" Race & Class;4, 3-21, Sage, ISSN 0306-3968, DOI [länk], (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Marr, Stephen (2012) "‘They Treat Us Like Dogs’ : Demographic Claustrophobia and the Zimbabwean Struggle for Space on the Streets of Gaborone, Botswana" African Historical Review;1, 80-108, Routledge, ISSN 1753-2523, DOI [länk], (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Marr, Stephen (2012) "“If you are with ten, only two will be Batswana” : nation-making and the public discourse of paranoia in Botswana" Canadian Journal of African Studies/La Revue canadienne des études africaines;1, 65-86, Taylor & Francis, ISSN 0008-3968, DOI [länk], (PDF document) (application/pdf)

    Antologibidrag
    Silander, Daniel, Wallace, Don (red./ed.) | Marr, Stephen (2015) Contextualizing Conflict : Trends and Challenges in the Syrian Civil War. International Organizations and the Implementation of the Responsibility to Protect : The humanitarian crisis in Syria, Routledge, 37-53, ISBN 978-1-138-89126-5, 978-1-315-70964-2,
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  • PhD, Political Science, University of Florida (2008)

    Visiting Scholar at the University of Toronto (Cities Centre, Winter 2012)

    Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Gothenburg’s Centre of Globalization and Development (Winter 2011)

    Visiting Dissertation Scholar in Residence through the Northeast Consortium for Faculty Diversity (Monmouth University, 2006-2007)

    Fulbright Dissertation Research Fellowship for fieldwork conducted in Gaborone, Botswana (2004-2005)

    Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for the study of Swahili (University of Florida, 1999-2002)

    Associate Researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute (2016-present)

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STEPHEN MARR
UNIVERSITETSLEKTOR
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Malmö högskola
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