University of Leeds

Bio

Alex Schafran is a lecturer in geography at the University of Leeds. A planner by training, he worked for a decade as an organizer, advocate, policy analyst, and planner for a variety of social justice organizations in New York and California.

Featured Work

Oxford. CREDIT:<a href="http://bit.ly/1QCzSaR" target="_blank">Yann Caradec</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">(CC)</a>

DEC 21, 2015 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: Can the University Help Make Better Cities?

We need 21st-century institutions for 21st-century urbanization and cities. If we have the courage to reimagine and remake them, universities can be at the heart ...