Professor Tim Schwanen

Professor of Transport Studies and Human Geography

Professor Tim Schwanen is Director of the Transport Studies Unit at the University of Oxford.

He previously held various research and lecturer positions in Oxford and at Utrecht University, the Netherlands where he also completed his PhD dissertation. Tim’s research is international in outlook, interdisciplinary in scope and located at the intersection of urban, transport, cultural, political and economic geography. It covers a wide range of themes and topics relating to cities and the mobility of people, good and information, including processes of transition towards low-energy and just mobility systems.