Dr Sonia Roitman

Senior Lecturer

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Science
s.roitman@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57270

Overview

Dr Roitman joined the University of Queensland in 2013 following previous academic, research and professional appointments at University College London (UK), School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS, UK), Free University Berlin (Germany), Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina), Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Técnica (CONICET-Argentina), Secretaría de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable, Gobierno de Mendoza (Argentina). She has lived and worked in Argentina, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico and Uganda. Her contributions to the field of development planning and urban sociology include influential research on housing policies; gated communities; urban segregation and social exclusion; urban planning, edge cities and growth; international development and poverty alleviation policies.

Research Interests

  • Land access, housing policies and development
  • Development planning, international cooperation and the role of the Third Sector.
  • ‘Glocalisation’, urban growth and planning
  • Gated communities and private governance
  • Segregation, social theory and urban inequalities
  • Qualitative research methodology and participatory methods for development

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of London

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Dr Sonia Roitman is not currently available to take on new students.

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor