Michele Acuto

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Cities

Areas of expertise: Global Cities


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.


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