John Tomaney

Professor of Regional Development Studies; and Director, Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies at Newcastle University

John Tomaney is Henry Daysh Professor of Regional Development Studies and Director of the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), Newcastle University. He has until recently held a position as Professor of Regional Studies at Monash University, Melbourne. His research focuses on the relationship between territory, democracy, identity and justice, especially at the local and regional scales. He is widely published in international journals and co-author of Local and Regional Development (with Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and John Tomaney). He is also Associate Director of the UK Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC) and an Academician of the Academy of Social Science (UK).