Michele Acuto

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Cities


Areas of expertise: Global Cities

Bio

Michele Acuto is professor of global urban politics at the Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne. He was previously director of the UCL City Leadership Laboratory at University College London, where he is now visiting professor. Acuto is also an adviser to the World Health Organization and a fellow of the Programme for the Future of Cities at the University of Oxford.

He is the author of The Urban Link (Routledge); editor of Negotiating Relief (Hurst); and coeditor of Global City Challenges (Palgrave, with Wendy Steele), Reassembling International Theory (Palgrave, with Simon Curtis), and currently serves as cochair of the Nature Sustainability Expert Panel on science and the future of cities.

Research

Conducting City Diplomacy: A Survey of International Engagement in 47 Cities

Conducting City Diplomacy: A Survey of International Engagement in 47 Cities

, By Anna Kosovac, Research Fellow, International Urban Policy, University of Melbourne’s Connected Cities Lab; Kris Hartley, Nonresident Fellow, Global Cities; Michele Acuto, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Cities; Darcy Gunning, Research Assistant, University of Melbourne’s Connected Cities Lab


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