Professor of Transport Geography
Director of the Transport Studies Unit
Tim is Professor of Transport Geography as well as Director of the Transport Studies Unit (TSU) in the School of Geography and the Environment. He is also Supernumerary Fellow in Geography at St Anne’s College.
Tim obtained his PhD from the Department of Human Geography and Planning of Utrecht University, The Netherlands in 2003 (cum laude), after which he worked as a post-doctoral researcher and Lecturer in Urban Geography at the same university. He joined the University of Oxford in March 2009, first as a Research Fellow at the TSU and later as Departmental Lecturer in Transport Studies and Human Geography. Tim has fulfilled the TSU Director role since September 2015.
Preliminary Examination – Human Geography, Mobilities and Networks.
Final Honour School – Transport and Mobilities Optional Course
MSc/MPhil in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance – Governance, Policy and Politics.
Elective – Cities, Mobility and Climate Change.
Tim’s research concentrates on the geographies of the everyday mobilities of people, goods and information. It is international in outlook, interdisciplinary in scope, informed by the thinking in various sub-disciplines within Geography, and organised around five more general concerns:
Selected Journal Articles