Centre for Research on Entrepreneurship, Wealth and Philanthropy

Staff Profile

Professor Roger Burrows

Roger is Professor of Cities at Newcastle. Although physically based in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape and GURU he also works in CURDS in the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology. He began this role at the beginning of 2016. He is committed to interdisciplinary working across the arts, humanities and the social sciences but also has a keen interest in creative and social technologies. His role at Newcastle is to bring together work on urban matters from across campus. His most recent research has been on the impact of global uber-wealth on the socio-spatial restructuring of cities, London in particular. A recent example of his work on this topic is: "Studying Up” in the Era of Big Data. In: McKie, L; Ryan, L, ed. An End to the Crisis of Empirical Sociology?: Trends and Challenges in Social Research. London, UK: Routledge, 2016, pp.65-80.

Personal webpage: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/apl/staff/profile/rogerburrows.html#background