Thomas Sigler

Adresse postale Université du Luxembourg
2, Avenue de l'Université
L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette

Dr Thomas Sigler joined the University of Luxembourg as a Guest Professor of Geography in 2020, after several years of collaboration with Prof Markus Hesse and others in the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning, including as a Visiting Researcher to Belval in 2017 and 2018. Dr Sigler is a human geographer with broad interests across the sub-disciplines of urban geography and economic geography. His research focuses on three main pillars, including 1) the sharing economy; 2) housing and urban form; and 3) urban networks. He has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications in journals including Environment and Planning A, Regional Studies, Economic Geography, Urban Studies, Journal of Urban Affairs, Urban Geography, and Applied Geography, and is currently working on a co-edited book titled ‘The Modern Guide to the Urban Sharing Economy’ (Edward Elgar Publishing). In his primary role, he is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Queensland (Australia), where he teaches across urban geography, demography, and planning. He holds a BSc from the University of Southern California and a Master's and PhD from Penn State, and has extensive international work and research experience, including in Australia, China, Panama, Honduras, and the Dem. Rep. of Congo. Dr Sigler serves on the editorial boards the journals Urban Geography and Geographical Research, and is a member of numerous professional organisations.

Last updated on: mercredi 09 septembre 2020